MRM Illustration by visual artist Mayra Ruiz-McPherson

Creative Strategist, Visual Artist, and Illustrator Mayra Ruiz-McPherson brings 25 years of seasoned, hybrid design experience to creative projects.

In between freelance, art licensing, and publishing projects, Mayra’s working toward completing her MFA in Illustration with the Academy of Art University.

Mayra also holds a second masters in Media Psychology and is founder of her own practice, ruiz mcpherson | media.

Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, MA, MFA

Multidisciplinary artist.
Illustrator.
Creative director.

Custom illustration, digital painting, surface design, and more.

After a 20+ year digital art and computer-based design career immersed in graphic design, branding, and more, I discovered a passion for traditional art mediums and have been incorporating more analog design elements into my digital design work ever since.

Academy of Art University's Illustration MFAIllustration MFA
Three years into my MFA, I’m excited to be nearing my thesis work and thereafter, graduation.

MRM Illustration's art and design space in Hamilton, Virginia by Mayra Ruiz-McPhersonArt & design studio
I converted an old outdoor barn into a full-fledged creative space and infused its every square inch with endless sources of inspiration.

Traveling opportunities welcomeVirtual or remotely
I work from anywhere, remotely, on-site, or travel domestically or abroad, as needed as long as wi-fi and coffee are readily available 🙂

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Each of the tailored resumes available highlights a specific emphasis or artistic and design focus from my extensive creative skillset.

Creative Strategist & Illustrator Resume for Mayra Ruiz-McPherson

Visual Resume with Broad Illustration Focus
This resume is for those non-traditionalists seeking a refreshing, hyper-visual resume encompassing a broad range of creative and design capabilities.

Creative Strategist & Illustrator Resume for Mayra Ruiz-McPherson

Visual Resume with Broad Illustration Focus
This resume is for those non-traditionalists seeking a refreshing, hyper-visual resume encompassing a broad range of creative and design capabilities.

Creative Strategist & Illustrator Resume for Mayra Ruiz-McPherson

Visual Resume with Broad Illustration Focus
This resume is for those non-traditionalists seeking a refreshing, hyper-visual resume encompassing a broad range of creative and design capabilities.

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