Larissa Stephens is an illustrator and muralist based in Austin, TX, who enjoys creating funny autobiographical comics that detail her day to day life, while exploring themes like anxiety and mental health. Larissa has been fascinated by comics and street art since her middle school days, which influenced her studies and career path in her adulthood. She believes in the power of representation and strives to depict people from all walks of life in her pieces. She also enjoys painting lumpy creatures from alternate universes. Larissa received her B.S. in Communication Studies from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016, and she currently serves as the Assistant Director of Color Squad Collective at Creative Action.