Hybrid Visual Artist Mayra Ruiz-McPherson

Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, MA, MFA

Multidisciplinary artist.
Illustrator.
Creative director.

Artist Statement

After years of creative strategy and brand design across all kinds of commercial projects for a variety of industries and audiences, I now seek more artistic endeavors where my eclectic blend of aesthetics expertise, visual storytelling, and mixed/digital media approaches can make a meaningful difference in uniquely underscoring an idea, a feeling, a moment, a story, or a message.

Digital

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Fresco
  • Adobe Dimension

Mixed Media

  • Acrylic & oil
  • Gouache & watercolor
  • Charcoal & inks
  • Oil pastels & colored pencils
  • Collage & paper arts
  • Textiles & printmaking

Writing, too

  • Creative writing
  • Copywriting
  • Newsletters
  • Social media
  • Sometimes, even a haiku

Illustration, MFA

More education

  • Business/Marketing, BS
    Strayer University, 2015
  • Media Psychology, MA
    Fielding Graduate University, 2017
  • Media Psychology, PhD
    Fielding Graduate University (graduating 2022)
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