Magrikie was born and raised in South Africa. In 2000 she left her beloved homeland to pursue her creative calling and to attend Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California. Today she has an abundant array of independent illustration projects, creating art for any and all surfaces, including books, magazines, packaging, greeting cards, stationery, giftware, textiles, wall décor, drinkware, ceramics, murals, and more. In 2018 she had the honor of having her illustrations featured on the the first ever Scratch-&-Sniff Stamps for the United States Postal Service. With a heart for art, people, nature & creativity, Magrikie spends her time between California & South Africa.