Freelancing Digital Illustrator and Character Designer
Sian Winmill is a young artist from Waikato. Freelancing primarily as a Digital Illustrator and Character Designer, she also enjoys working as a Sculptor and Special Effects Make-up Artist.
Sian proudly collaborates with Cheekee Hero; a charity who celebrate, support and raise awareness for tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau living with disability or illness, to empower and champion each other.
Sian was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome at age 15 after a sudden onset of symptoms. She is passionate about promoting awareness and acceptance of neurodiversity in New Zealand and participated in the documentary series “Living with Tourette’s” to share some of the personal challenges she faced during her final year of high school, and first year as a school leaver trying to find her place in the workforce with a chronic neurological condition.