Mike spent his childhood on forest walks, biking through trails, and admittedly a little too much time on the internet in the Winter. Graduating from OCAD University’s illustration program in 2011. He now works from his studio in Toronto, enjoys cycling, hanging with his cat, Solly, and exploring the countryside on his motorcycle.


The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, Penguin Random House, GQ, Wired, BuzzFeed News, NBC News, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, The Walrus, The Washington Post, Worth, Geico, Facebook, Dropbox, Herman Miller, PayPal, Zipcar, The Telegraph, The Globe and Mail, Reader's Digest, Deloitte, Chicago University, Sierra Club, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Maisonneuve, enRoute, Print, HOW


CODAawards 2017 Merit Winner, National Magazine Awards - Honourable Mentions 2014 & 2016, Creative Quarterly 37 & 32, American Illustration 30 (Selected), American Illustration 31, 33, 34 (Chosen), Communication Arts Illustration Annual 52, CMYK Top 100 New Creatives

© Mike Ellis 2011-2020 — Current City: Toronto, ON ︎