Kels Choo is a Hawai‘i-raised artist self-publishing comics, zines, and other art in Colorado Springs (formerly in Chicago). Working in a variety of mediums, their comics & illustrative works are inspired by the colors, nature, food, and folklore they were surrounded by in Hawai‘i, their mixed East Asian heritage, as well as general monsters & magic.
Kels has been exhibiting since 2014 in local, national, and recently, international comics and zine festivals. In 2019, they helped co-organize the first Pikes Peak Zine Fest, which is run annually in Colorado Springs. She strives to foster inclusive creative communities in Colorado, Hawai‘i, & the Midwest.