The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has awarded Sara E. Mayhew a $10,000 grant for her series, Legend of the Ztarr, through their Northern Arts program. The Northern Arts program provides funding to emerging, mid-career and established individual artists and arts organizations in the northern Ontario region. Sara received the Northern Arts grant in 2007 for work on her graphic novel, Secrets of Sorcerers.
Mayhew is a resident of Kirkland Lake, ON, where she works as a mangaka, writer and freelance illustrator. Her work focuses on promoting skepticism and science through arts and entertainment. A 2009 TED Fellowship member, Sara is featured in a Nokia campaign video about her work, spoke at TEDActive’10 in Palm Springs, CA, is a contributor to Skeptic North, and was a main program speaker at The Amaz!ng Meeting 9 (TAM9) in Las Vegas, this past July.
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