Elle Shivers

University of the Philippines Diliman BFA Visual Communication
Magna cum laude

︎Professional Experience
Head Organizer
Manila Illustration Fair 2024

Manila Comics Fair 2024

Senior Content Designer & Illustrator (2020-present)

Freelance illustrator (2015-present)

Layouting head (2020)
University of the Philippines
Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts

Design intern (2018)
Plus63 Design Co.

Editorial intern (2015)
The Philippine Star Young STAR

Awards /  Miscellaneous
Solo exhibitor (2023)
Seoul Illustration Fair V.14
Manila Illustration Fair

Manila Comics Fair

Nominee, Broken Frontier Awards for Best One Shot (2022)
Work nominated: Cicatrix

Nominee, Cartoonist Studio Prize (2022)
Work nominated: The Sucker

God Save the Queers, Bless the Badings @ Gravity Art Space (2024)
Is Illustration Fine Art? @ Art Fair Philippines Incubator Space (2024)
Mirror That Reflects the Heart group show @ Gallery IYN Osaka, Japan (2022)
Tokyo Arts Book Fair via pabaon zine (2022)
Toronto Comic Arts Festival via Silver Sprocket (2021)
Small Press Expo via Silver Sprocket (2021)
Printed Matter Digital Art Books Fair via Bad Student (2021)
Bloom Arts Fest (2019)

Cosigned artist (2020-2021)

Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan (2020-current)
Cartoonist Cooperative (2023-present)

Grant awardee
Bad Student Risograph Press (2019)

Selected clients include

Cake Zine, Elephant Party, CNN Philippines Life, The Philippine Star, University of the Philippines, GCash, Architectural Review, Shortbox Comics,  Vibal Publications, PBS, Canva.


@tamingservice everywhere

I’d love to work on book design & publication, zine collabs, editorial, posters,
and branding projects especially.
I am opposed and unwilling to work on projects that involve AI, crypto, and web3.
Do not contact me for them.