Sawyer grew up on the territory of the people of the Treaty 7 region - which includes the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations), the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations - known as Calgary, AB. He more recently migrated to the traditional, unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations known as Vancouver, BC.

Sawyer Anderson is a mixed media illustrator in his final year in the Illustration program at Emily Carr University of Art & Design. He works in the space between analog and digital mediums. His practice explores narrative, consciousness, meaning-making and the more-than-human world.