Michael Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Canada at the age of 6. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, Michael divides his time between illustration, comics and painting. His illustration work has been published in the New York Times Book Review, the Boston Globe, Macleans, The Village Voice and Scientific American. He has also painted book covers for Penguin Classics, Random House and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Along the way, Michael has been the recipient of a couple of National Magazine Award nominations, winning a Silver in 2007. He’s also created artwork for film, theatre and even a comic-book themed opera. He currently lives and works in downtown Toronto in a nice house with his wife and daughter.