Ian Mackay is a cartoonist, animator, and illustrator living in San Francisco. Shop for his risograph prints and comics and view his illustration and animation here.


Ian Mackay

I am a San Francisco-based designer whose work spans comics, illustration, animation, and sculpture. Moving freely between digital and analog media, my art is defined by gestural linework, bold color, dynamic motion, and a taste for the absurd. Please e-mail me at ian at hi-bred.net to get in touch.

Upcoming shows and exhibitions: San Francisco Zine Fest, September 1; Comic Arts Brooklyn, November 2nd; Comic Arts LA, December 7th and 8th.

Clients include: The New York Times, Compound Butter Magazine, NEWHOUSE, Fletcher StudioTexas Monthly MagazineWolfman New Life Quarterly Magazine, Human Capital MediaKronos QuartetGehl Studio, Perkins + Will.

My comics and zines can be found at: Desert Island, Printed Matter, Inc., Juxtapoz Projects, The Beguiling, Quimby’s, Build Coffee, Wig Shop, Secret Headquarters, Needles and Pens, Colpa Books & Video, Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum, and Wildflower Bookstore.