Salini Perera is a freelance illustrator who lives, draws and paints in Toronto, Canada. She was born in Sri Lanka, raised in Scarborough, and has been making art for as long as she can remember. She studied film at Ryerson University and Independent Illustration at Seneca College. She’s worked with a number of clients, including The Walrus, Reader’s Digest, the Globe & Mail, and the CBC.
She has a husband named Michael, two cats called Victoria and Albert, and four tattoos. She enjoys illustrating, puttering around the kitchen, reading, musicals, records, and collecting tchotchkes. She dislikes jazz flute.