Identity and History Through Cartoons

Fiona Smyth is the illustrator behind AGO's current exhibition and a critically acclaimed children's sex-ed book. However, her journey as a female cartoonist looked different a few decades ago. Smyth discusses how she has navigated the cartoon industry since the 1980s, why she embraces the monicker of feminist artist and her latest works.

Watch the TVO video interview here.

Fiona Smyth, I AM HERE, 2021. Ink on paper and digital drawing. Commissioned by the Art Gallery of Ontario. © Fiona Smyth

I AM HERE: HOME MOVIES AND EVERYDAY MASTERPIECES

AGO: April 13, 2022 - August 14, 2022