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Melquea Smith
Children's Book Illustrator

"Hey there! My name is Melquea Smith (pronounced ""Mehl-kwee-yah"") and I’m an award winning Black female illustrator based in New York. I focus on drawing animals and mythological creatures (especially dragons). Color, magic, and strong storytelling excite me."

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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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."

Jessie Francis
Scene Build Artist, Animator and Illustrator

Creative, enthusiastic, and driven; I am a first class graduate from Arts University Bournemouth with a passion for character-driven storytelling and animation. I possess a keen interest in history, culture and travel, as well as an enduring eager willingness to learn. Specialisms include: Creative Development and 2D Character Animation. Generalisms include: Character Design, Writing and Editing.

Shiku Wangombe
Badass Designer (Multiple Styles)

"Hey I'm Shiku, I'm an artist and designer, who also happens to be trained as an architect. I can do illustrations in a variety of styles from photorealistic to abstract to minimalist. I would love to work with you on your next project!"

Akeem Roberts
Animator/Illustrator

Akeem S. Roberts is an illustrator based in Brooklyn. He works as an in-house animator for Holler Studios and contributes cartoons regularly to The New Yorker. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. When Akeem is not working, he likes to eat food (who doesn't?), dr

Yusupha Kolley
UG Graphics

Young experienced creative designer with over 5 years of experience.

Stormy Nesbit
Illustrator

I am a passionate graphic designer and visual storyteller here to offer my skills and services to you.

Kevin Rooi
Tropical Typographer

"I’m just your friendly neighborhood tropical typographer!! Born in the Caribbean, now living in the Netherlands. During my time in the Netherlands, I found a fondness for visual, graphic design, branding, and typography.

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.

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.

Katleen Hillion
Art director and Illustrator

"Hello , I’m french art director and illustrator from caribbean but based in France, I like drawing black characters and a lot of things / subjects from our black Community."

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.

Destiny Simmons
Bold Illustration GAWD.

"The Bold Illustration GAWD (AKA Destiny Simmons), is a genderqueer artist based in Philadelphia, PA. They create some cool stuff, they love experimenting with crazy color palettes, everyone seems to love them.

Kelsey Smith
Freelance Comic Artist

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

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.

Daveia Odoi
The Happy Illustrator™

Hi, my name is Daveia (pronounced Day-Vee-Yah) and I'm an illustrator who loves to create happy and cute characters that shine. My design work is clean, clear, functional and fun. It's the result of God given talent mixed with professional training, delivered in a spirit of excellence!

Chris Herod
Illustrator, Writer, Ancestral Vindicator

I have over 30 years of professional illustration and 10 years of brand strategy experience with a variety of Fortune 300 organizations. Most of my personal work is political and Pan African. I am looking to center my passions with any collaborative opportunities going forward.

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.

Magali Razafimahazo
Graphic Illustrator | Women Empowerment | Fashion & Interiors

Humble fashion & interior Malagasy illustrator based in Canada. I use art to spread love. I want people to feel loved and important when they look at my artwork. Remember: you are loved and you are worthy.

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