Ben Mitchell is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist from New South Wales, Australia. He has exhibited works in Germany, Poland, Singapore and all over Australia. Ben has developed illustration concepts in music, film, cosmetics, hospitality, academia, landscaping, medicine, journalism, fashion and agriculture. For two years he was a Director of Renew Newcastle and is currently on the board of directors for The Roost Creative. In 2020, he received a Bronze Ledger Award for his long-form comics work Storm Clouds Collected. In 2021, he received an MPhil in Visual Communication Design for his thesis, Losing Control Of Comics. He currently lives in an apartment in Newcastle West with a night shift steelworker named Brendon.