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Maya Henderson is an illustrator and comic artist based in the US. She is currently a senior at the Maryland Institute College of Art, pursuing a BFA in illustration with a minor in sequential art. Her art explores themes of nostalgia, childhood, and black culture. She is especially interested in working with projects in kid lit, comics, and editorial illustration. When she isn't drawing, she likes watching commentary YouTube videos, playing with her cats, and cooking Pinterest recipes. She is currently available for freelance work. 

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  • Comics and sequential art

  • Children's book illustration/ kid lit

  • Creative writing

  • Basic animation

  • Teaching and lesson planning 

  • Time management and communication

  • Familiar with Clip Studio Paint, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator, and G Suite. 

Past Clients​​

  • Cylburn Arboretum Friends

  • The New Yorker

  • For fans By Fans

  • HRH Care

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Let's get in touch!

For any professional or casual inquiries, feel free to contact me! Please keep all correspondence professional and polite. 

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