Cathleen Abalos is an award-winning artist and illustrator from Los Angeles. Her artwork has been featured in Literature for Life, the Torrance Art Museum, the San Diego Art Institute, and numerous galleries in the Southern California region. She has also published the children's book "It's Sandcastle Building Day" and illustrated for clients such as Lethal Chicken Games, Old Town Pasadena, NIKKI+ROSE, and Oh Rio! Productions. In addition to working on freelance projects, Cathleen also teaches art to elementary school children in the South Bay. She is also a member of Women in Animation and is an active member as the Second Vice-President of Programs on the Board of Directors for the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles. Her current projects include a forthcoming webcomic and “Magdalene”, a fantasy/adventure graphic novel.