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About Me

Hi I’m Kayla (She/Her) the queer artist and designer behind Tiny Werewolves. Alongside my two pups in my Chicago studio, I create retro-inspired graphics with modern vibes. My designs are colorful & soft with strong messages and often focus on LGBTQ+, political and social justice topics. I like to pair the soft, retro graphics with hard hitting themes like LGBTQ rights, abortion, mental health and more to make the juxtaposition of the two to be memorable but also fashion-forward and something that my customers want to wear and use daily. The fun, cartoon-like designs help soften the hard edge of topics that are often hard to talk about.

I also create custom commissions for folks wanting a personalized item. Mostly of pets, I’ve has drawn over 300 animals for my clients since launching the option in late 2020, first as stickers and then expanding to magnets, mugs, art prints and more, mostly of dogs and cats, however I’ve even had 2 horses, a pig, and a Guinea pig. With over 15 years of creative professional experience, I also freelance my graphic design and product development services.

Kayla | Artist & Designer
Tater Tot & Casserole | Quality Supervisors

In January 2022, I launched a monthly sticker and magnet subscription club. In March 2022, I began donating a portion of the sales to a featured cause or charity and I have donated over $700 to non-profits and causes since the program launched. This was rebranded to the “Everything Sucks Club” in 2023.

What I give a sh*t about.

• Trans Lives Matter • Protect Queer Kids • Black Lives Matter • Marriage Equality • No Human is Illegal • All Bodies Are Good Bodies • Destigmatize Mental Health •
• Pro-Vaccine • Healthcare is a Human Right • Unapologetically Pro-Choice •
• Abortion Is Healthcare • Climate Change is Real •


In April 2023, Tiny Werewolves was included in the Chicago Reader's "Best of Chicago" edition, in the Buy Local Section. View the full OG article here and also my write up on dealing with my feelings around not feeling good enough to receive the attention below:

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