Mary Zins is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist based in the Pacific Northwest in the US. She studied illustration, design and fine art at Cleveland State University and the Visual Communications Center at Tri-C College. She has worked as a graphic artist for the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and a graphic designer for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Her work has been published in a series of Show Me How books by Weldon Owen Publishers, along with other print publications. Her cartoons have also been published on Toons Mag and Cartoon Movement, where she is a frequent contributor.