Meltem Şahin is an illustrator and animator from Turkey. After graduating from Bilkent University Graphic Design department with a first degree, she completed a master's degree in illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), where she was a Fulbright scholar. In 2015, she has been awarded with MICA Graduate Research Development Grant to go further on her projects that incorporate electronics and Arduino. The book that she illustrated, P is for Pussy, got successful media appearances including Huffington Post, Bitch Media, DesignTAXI and BuzzFeed. The animation ""Flow"" received the first prize in the 2D animation at the MICA Animation Festival and has been shown in 6 different countries. In November 2016, she opened her first solo show of animations and kinetic toys, "Negative Pleasure", in Istanbul, Turkey. In 2017, she curated the first augmented reality show in Turkey. It was called PMS which consists of only womxn artists from all around the world. The "Food Porn" illustration she created for Calling Mag was selected for the 2017 edition of American Illustration. In 2017, she co-founded an education company called “Mindhood.” This year so far she exhibited her work in 5 different virtual exhibitions including one in Tokyo. Recently, she is creating AR effects, AI generated pieces and 2d animated gifs.