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Duachaka Her

Duachaka Her is a Hmong-American cartoonist and illustrator. Her love for drawing and storytelling started at a young age from watching animated cartoon shows to reading comic books at the library and bookstore. As a child of Hmong immigrants, she struggled with the balance between being Hmong and American. These difficulties lead her to becoming fond of her culture and creating works about her experiences growing up. Duachaka graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Entertainment Design and concentration in Comics and Sequential Art. She is the creator of graphic novels The Collection and Then and Now. She also illustrates picture books and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Today she resides in central Wisconsin and enjoys reading and watching movies in her spare time.


TALK/DRAW Interview, January 2019
A Slice Of Life From A Lifestyle Comic, July 2016
API Comic Book Writers/Artists Interview, May 2016

Upcoming Events

To be announced

Past Events

September 29, 2018
Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Wausau, WI

April 12, 2018
Mountain Bay Hmong Heritage Celebration Night
Weston, WI

October 10, 2017
Fox Cities Book Festival
Appleton, WI

July 29–July 30, 2017
Wausau Hmong Festival
Wausau, WI

Past Art Exhibits

October 18, 2018
Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival Art Exhibition
In Progress, Saint Paul, MN

July 13–September 16, 2018
International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival Poster Exhibition
Center For the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI


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