Calamity Cole is an artist, political cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, lover, fighter, destroyer and conqueror of worlds and all around bad ass mofo. Raised deep in the red rock lined hills of the Hippie sanctuary/refuge that is Topanga, she was immersed in the rich color palette of nature. There her talent was nurtured by the community and she was fashioned into a creative weapon for all the progressive causes. She was trained at both the prestigious School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and then later at S.F.A.I. She has been featured in many publication’s both print and digital.  She is also the visual editor and graphic designer at Powerfist.US, a political and social issues news site.