Amancay Nahuelpan-Bustamante (pronounced Aman-kay Na-well-pan) was born in Canada and grew up in Chile. He has been working as an Independent Artist since 2006, that year he published Hijos de P, a noir genre comic, winner of the Chilean Pofessional Institute’s Fantasy and Comics Festival Award for Best Artist and Best Series in 2007 (Hijos de P is currently available for free through Graphicly). During the years 2006 - 2007 he worked for Caleuche Comics, an Independent Chilean Publisher, and for the horror web comic site Mortis.cl. During the years 2008 -2009 he participated in the Zuda Comics Competitions. In 2009 he returned to Vancouver and has been working on several Independent Graphic Novels, Anthologies and creator owned projects (Duppy’78, Blanco Experimental, 21 Journeys, Giants of Main Street, within others.). Amancay graduated from the Catholic University of Temuco with a Major in Interior Design. He has also been illustrating several Educational Books in Chile, Spain and Canada, as well as other commercial artwork and design for several companies. In October 2011 he joined the Ashcan Allstars blog to showcase every week a different sketch with a related theme. After living for a year during 2011- 2012 in Spain, he returned to Vancouver, where he currently lives.
You can contact him directly through his email: amancay.nnb [at] gmail [dot] com
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