Chamisa is the illustrator behind Zirkus Design, a studio based in sunny Arizona that focuses on surface design, lettering, and illustration. A native of the southwest, she has moved over 30 times, traveled to over 30 countries, and lived abroad in both Russia and Germany. She enjoys creating with ink, watercolor, and gouache as well as digitally on the iPad. Her style can be described as whimsical, sometimes cheeky or clever, but always with a lyrical, hand-drawn feel. Chamisa is inspired by her extensive travels, vintage illustrations, the natural world, her cooking and baking experiments, and outdoor adventures with her family.