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Maya Henderson is an illustrator and comic artist based in the Hudson Valley NY. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and holds 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 available for freelance work. 

Reach Maya at bymayahen (at) gmail (dot) com or fill out the form below. 

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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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