Clare Kolat is a Pop-Surrealist illustrator and designer from Cleveland, OH. She has a flair for the fantastic, and her work often bursts with bright colors and cheeky winks to the viewer. She is also an independent comic creator. Clare’s comics has been featured in such publications as Cleveland Scene Magazine, Vagabond Comics, and The Ohio City Tremont Observer. Her short comic “New Here” was nominated for the 2015 S.P.A.C.E. Prize.