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Jhenne Tyler
Illustrator, Storyteller & Graphic Designer

Jhenne Tyler is a San Francisco based illustrator, storyteller, & graphic designer. A multidisciplinary visual artist, she is well versed in digital, traditional, and mixed mediums, specializing in character pieces that explore different dynamics, relationships, and aesthetics.

Ki H
Branding and Graphic Designer

I help guide wellness, empowerment, & spirituality focused Black women business owners to clarity with modern branding & illustrations.

Keisha Okafor
Artist & Designer

Keisha Okafor is an artist and designer that creates vibrant and fun patterns and illustrations. She has worked with clients including Piccolina Kids, IGN and AARP, and is excited to work with more awesome people!

Asia Reynolds
Illustrator

I’m an illustrator that focuses on women of color, food and a plant or two mixed in.

Tomekah George
Illustrator

I'm an illustrator and occasional animator who's passionate about bright colours, textures and Black representation in the creative industries.

Chelsea Ellis
Graphic Illustrator

Accomplished illustrator with four years of freelance graphic art experience and strong proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign software. Demonstrated strengths in customer service, creating illustrative logos and cartoons, designing graphic images for screen printing, and identifying growth opportunities.

Sharon Stokes
Illustrator

Sharon Stokes is a Brooklyn-born and based illustrator and designer. Her style is influenced by comics and art nouveau. Graduating from The City College of New York with a B.A. in Studio Art, she uses her art to provide social commentary.

Cornelius Washington
Art Director & Illustrator

Cornelius ‘Hank’ Washington is a designer and illustrator born and raised from Mississippi that helps passionate people and teams tell stories in a bold, brave, and vibrant way. With almost 10 years of experience, Hank worked as a multi-disciplined designer with brands that include: A3C Festival, TGI Fridays, Dicks Sporting Goods & more.

Natasha Z Francis
Illustrator, Animator & Visual Development Artist

"Hello! I'm Natasha. I want to bring more good ideas into the world. I primarily work in a digital format that combines traditional processes with 2D & 3D methods, that are inspired by historical + fantasy aspects. Graduated from Kingston School of Art with BA Hons in Illustration Animation, my goal is to entertain, continue growing as an artist, and finally be able to play guitar hero on expert mode."

Jaida Guy
Illustrator

Simple easy quick cute illustrations. I'm just trying to see where my art takes me

Elisa Bell
Creator of bold surface pattern designs

I'm digital artist and surface pattern designer. My work incorporates bold color, playful hand-drawn elements, "in your face" statements and a mix of structured vector illustrations and hand drawn creations.

Delores Eddington
Digital Illustrator

Just an illustrator helping people build their brands, and meeting new creatives while I do it. I'm also a comic book expert so drop some superhero quotes!

Paul Hebron
Illustrator & designer

I'm practiced at listening and observing. While my practical experience includes art direction, design and illustration, it also includes focusing on the creative objectives needed to achieve positive results.

Kelsey Smith
Freelance Comic Artist

I'm Kelsey, Black lesbian and a Cartoonist & Illustrator.

Elijah Gitau
Visual artist

Am a visual artist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Majored in portrait, product illustration art. Alumni of art school in Nairobi.

Robert Spencer
Digital Artist

Hello, I’m Robert Spencer a digital illustrator from Queens, New York. I credit Dragon Ball Z with sparking my interest in art at a young age. I’ve grown into a versatile drawing inspiration from moments in pop culture and the black experience.

Vivian Shih
Asian-American illustrator Vivian Shih!

Vivian tells stories and provokes emotions with her bold eye for aesthetics and brings excitement and individuality to each project she touches. Her illustrative works explore movement and women's and POC voices. Her personal works focus on themes of self-discovery and internal

Bill Masuku
Comic Book Artist and Writer

"Nommo Award nominated comic book artist. I am a self-taught freelance digital artist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. My focus areas are character design, storyboarding, concept art and 2D game asset design.

Cheyenne Varner
Graphic designer + Illustrator

I'm a doula, designer, photographer, and writer in Richmond, Virginia. My niche is illustration work related to reproductive health. I run The Educated Birth, an online shop of birth educational materials, including Everyday Birth Magazine.

Tyler Barnett
Illustrator and Designer

Tyler is an LA based illustrator and graphic designer. Her creative mantra is “design with empathy” and she thrives in creating vibrant eye catching visuals. Tyler's use of color and texture is where the magic happens.

John Russouw
Graphic, multimedia designer

My name is John and I communicate visually. For me, Graphic Design is art with a purpose. I’m obsessed with the aesthetic expression of concepts and ideas and creating fascinating works that meet all visual communication needs. My best interests involve conceptualizing creative and systematic plans to solve creative problems. My end goal is to turn dreams and ideas into realistic revelations by designing with passion

Naomi Silverio
Illustrator

Dominican illustrator with a focus in portraiture and lettering.

Waigwe Gichuhi
Illustrator and Designer

I am a life-long enthusiast of the arts and all things design. Its been 4+ years of practicing in many different forms of these two, especially cultivating proficiency and interest in visual design, illustration, art direction and animation.

L. Llewellyn James
Illustrator, Filmmaker and 3d Computer Model-maker

I have over 20 years of experience in Traditional Illustration with extensive knowledge of 3d Computer Modeling.

Joanna Davis
UX Designer and Illustrator

I’ve been a visual designer and illustrator for over 12 years

Melissa Mathieu
Illustrator and graphic designer

My name is Melissa Mathieu and is an illustrator and graphic designer. My own style includes mainly incorporating black girls pastel colors and '' cute'' look.

Aliyah Campbell
Editorial illustrator

Aliyah N.C. is a Jamaican-American artist and illustrator with a B.F.A. in graphic design. She is most experienced in designing for health and wellbeing but is also open to opportunities in education, publishing and magazines. In 2018, she received the Social Actions Initiative Award by the SWS, as apart of the Health and Migration project.

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Wesley Fountain
Designer/Illustrator

Drawing and painting since I was 8 years old, I have always had a passion for design and art. Strongly influenced by the ingenuity and aesthetics of urban artists my work reflects the color and variety of city life while maintaining a clean style.

Sage Youngblood
Designer + Illustrator

Sage Youngblood (she/her) is a visual artist, designer and illustrator based in Portland with experience in digital media, creative agencies—specifically with sports and entertainment clients—, food & beverage, and non-profit work. Inherently drawn to political and social issues, Sage is active in organizations centering queer POC experiences including Red Dot Campaign and New Women Space.

Michael Burton
Illustrator-Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer & Illustrator that loves storytelling and designing memorable brand elements. I enjoy creating a wide range of illustration and design work for album covers, book covers, decorative apparel, stationary, logo design, children’s books, sequential art, photo retouch

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Wilshley Coleau
Character Design

I'm a Haitian-American Character Designer from South Florida. I attend UCF's SVAD program specializing in Experimental Animation.

Chiamaka Nwoye
Illustrator

Hello! I’m a Nigerian illustrator based in the UK. I love drawing people and and always try to make sure a lot of life to my illustrations! I am currently a second year illustration student at the University for the Creative Arts.

Mia Saine
Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Mia Saine is a non-binary illustrator from Memphis, Tennessee. They specialize in commercial illustration, brand design, advertisement design, and environmental design. They enjoy normalizing, amplifying, and showcasing the empowerment and happiness of minorities.

Mónica Chelo
Digital Illustrator & Painter

I’m from Panamá but currently living in Mexico City. I’m a digital illustrator and painter. My art mostly depicts women and lately I’ve been working on different themes and situations.

Jaleel Hudson
Illustrator

Jaleel Hudson is a Freelance Illustrator in the UK who specializes in portraitures, especially of a diverse range. She is able to be versatile in her style to accommodate to a brief's specifications. Aside from portraiture, she also specialising in food and narrative illustration

Patek Ilustra
Illustrator

"Patek is a brazilian illustrator who uses a colorful flat-vector aesthetics to present afro themed illustrations showing Black People in a positive and cheerful way. Its all about diversity and representation."

Dane Lofters
Graphic Designer

I am a Gator Grad with a degree in Visual Art Studies. I enjoy the creative process and I have experience working for a variety of organizations, small businesses, and as a freelance designer.

Allison Richmond-Leeth
Freelance Illustrator

Hello! My name is Allison, a freelance illustrator looking to expand her reach in her community. I have multiple social media accounts where I like to share my work. I also have a blog, and an Etsy shop where I sell my designs.

Wilnara Kendrick
Artist/Illustrator

Wilnara is an artist with a passion for portrait illustration and creating whimsical children's characters. With over a decade of freelance experience, she is a collaborator helping clients fulfill their illustrative needs. www.jwinkstudios.com

Danielle Elysse
Artist/Illustrator

A native New Yorker, Danielle received her BFA from New York University’s Steinhardt School in 2014. She continues to live and work in NYC. Danielle works with traditional and digital media to make large scale and detailed pieces inspired by children’s book and mythology.

Eniola Odetunde
Editorial Illustrator

I’m Eniola, a New York based motion designer, illustrator, and animator. With my experience in creative development and production, I bring my love of design and illustration into each project. When I'm not perfecting pixels, I enjoy kicking ass in pub trivia, visiting museums, and watching so many movies (some of them good). I love working and collaborating on a variety of projects. Don’t hesitate to reach out.

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Founé Sissoko
Illustrator

"Hello, My name is Foune, I'm an illustrator based in France. I graduated from a fashion school and I started like fashion designer. Since few years I decided to follow my passion and now I draw children's book (not only). I really enjoy drawing, painting and use my imagination."

Tiye Samone
Children’s Book Illustrator

"Hi ! I’m Ty and I would love to work with you on your project! A little about me : I specialize in cartooning, illustrations, and graphic design. Website | www.ArtByTyPie2High.com Patreon | www.patreon.com/TyPie2High Comics | www.phasecomics.com"

Shayn Green
Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Hi I'm Shayn! I am an illustrator with a B.A. in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina. I am currently based in Charleston, SC. I enjoy creating literary illustrations and stylized portraits. I also like to writing poetry, painting and sewing.

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