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How a 22-year-old cartoonist balances work and life

22-year old professional cartoonist and illustrator Rosemary Valero-O'Connell talks to Vice News about money, being an artist in Minneapolis, and how she balances it all.

by Cristian Rossel
May 15 2017, 12:47pm

Believe it or not, there are actually some people who make a living drawing comic books and graphic novels. Rosemary Valero-O’Connell is one of the lucky few who does, and she’s only 22-years-old. Rosemary received her B.F.A. in comic art from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and she currently lives in Minnesota.

Valero-O’Connell talks to VICE News about money, being an artist in Minneapolis, and how she balances her health with the need to make a living.

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