Since settling in San Francisco, I have traveled mainly by public transportation, where I observe, draw and paint hundreds of my fellow passengers. I also create maps that convey geography as a transient psychological experience, and personal diagrams that plot feelings and thoughts as mathematical territory. This is one of those diagrams.
Wendy MacNaughton's work has been featured in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, GOOD, Print, Lucky Peach and others. She is a staff illustrator for Longshot, a contributor to Pop-Up Magazine and her illustrated documentary project Meanwhile is published regularly in The Rumpus. She is a member of GraphicJournos, a group of journalists, illustrators and artists who report stories using pictures and words. Wendy is the 2012 artist in residence at Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco, and she has a book forthcoming from Bloomsbury. She lives in SF with her partner and their cats.