The Team

Andrea, co-founder
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Andrea Co-Founded LGNYEG in 2014, with the inaugural meeting in April of 2014. She currently works at Happy Harbor Comics, in Edmonton, AB, and has an obsession with all things Sailor Moon.
When not working or sleeping, she enjoys reading comics, playing video games, cross stitching and has recently picked up her pencil and started drawing again. She also can’t write bios to save her life!

Sylvia D, co-founder
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Sylvia is an arts administrator, writer, and dabbler in multimedia arts. She has established a student art gallery and worked in several museums and theatres in Edmonton. Sylvia previously worked at Happy Harbor Comics, now she now works full time at the Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta and is serving on the Board of Directors for Alberta Media Artists Alliance Society. Occasionally, Sylvia still provides tours of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway Station Museum and serves on the museum’s committee with support from the Junior League of Edmonton. She loves Ellen Ripley and all things Alien, Star Trek: The Next Generation was an influential mentor to her, and enjoys most things that include but are not limited to: space ships, time travel, dragons, history, magic, disguises, and trains.

Sylvia M, co-organizer
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Sylvia has been a co-organizer for LGN since conception. Brought onboard by Andrea B, she designed the group’s brand image and logo. Sylvia is a full time graphic designer and freelancer working in Edmonton. Fond of pop culture and the like, is usually running with the comic creators and artists. If she’s not drawing or designing, she’s usually watching films or writing story ideas.

Kris, co-organizer
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Kris joined LGN YEG as a co-organizer in 2015.  She spends her days working as a clinical designer for Alberta Health Services.  In the evening, she can be found baking cakes or volunteering for local organizations such as LGN, Metro Cinema, and GEARS animal rescue – “sleep is for the dead.”
She geeks out over cake decorating, healthcare tech and graphic design trends.  Her favourite franchises are Dr. Who and Star Trek TNG.  Kris loves to talk healthcare – if you’re feeling brave, ask her about her days spent processing parasites & organ donation specimens at the U of A Hospital!

 

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