Animate the Vote: A Young Philly Artist, Now in L.A., Tells How She Got Into Animation and Where She


Rachel Headlam, the 18-year-old Philly character animator and I meet at a bustling juice shop. “I’m wearing a white pinstriped shirt, a red Supreme headband, and sporting an afro puff today,” she texts. Sure enough, moments later, I spot a pair of puffs in the crowd and flag her down.

I ask Headlam about her Philly roots and her recent artistic collaboration with