Hello, I’m Mawhyah. I’m an Illustrator & Painter based in New York.

I use my artwork to express vital activism through the lens of a Black woman that words often fail to define. I use bold color, symbolism, portraiture, and graphic line and shape to illustrate culture and human interaction.

Noted Commissions:

  • Ulta Beauty
  • PBS: American Experience
  • Wisconsin Union Theater
  • Verizon
  • Ryot
  • HuffPost
  • Heartlent group
  • Central Florida JWJ


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Refinery 29
  • Google Arts & Culture: NY Live Arts Red Spring Exhibition
  • Collective Arts Brewing
  • Picture Blackness
  • Miami Urban Contemporary Experience

I create bold, vibrant, and impactful illustrations centered Black culture and macro and micro human interaction. I’m inspired by fashion, music, language and literature.