Maria is an illustrator and designer who believes smart ideas make beautiful work.

With an affection for process, she works by hand, and on screen for projects large and small while maintaining her daily illustration blog — Wordless News. Maria is based in the hot metropolis of Columbia, South Carolina where she lives with her husband, son, a spoiled cat and happy dog. 

Maria brings more than eight years of professional experience to bear and holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Graphic Design/Visual Communication. 

Sample Client list: NPR, National Journal, University of South Carolina, Serenbe, Rhode Island Monthly, Writer's Digest

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