"An artist and an activist are not so far apart." - Ava DuVernay
Roeqiya Fris is a Dutch-Eqyptian illustrator based in the Netherlands. Inspired by Arab culture, world travel, and nature, her scenes radiate with vibrant color, boldly mixed patterns, and strong femininity. Her artwork typically depicts universal themes of diversity, female friendships, and sisterhood. Find more of her work on Instagram @roeqie.
Rafaela Mascaro is a designer and art director from São Paulo, Brazil. Just Chillin' comes from a larger project series entitled Studio Grand-Père. The project is driven by the desire to extend diversity and exploit it in the best possible way, including the plurality of genres, cultures, classes, and ethnicities. Find more of her work at www.stdiograndpere.com.
SARA BOCCACCINI MEADOWS
Sara Boccaccini Meadows is a print designer and illustrator living in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from the rolling hills of the Peak District, England. She takes inspiration from nature and the tiny details in her everyday surroundings to create unique and quirky print illustrations. Her materials include watercolor, gouache and ink pen. Find more of her work on Instagram @boccaccinimeadows.
Ana San José, aka Ana Hard is a Creative Designer from Bilbao, Spain. She believes details have the power to make life more beautiful. Ana's art presents a full-color world inspired by fashion, movies and daily lifestyle. Her independent work represents a little universe that defines her, a feminine voice in the -GIRL POWER- generation. Find more of her work on Instagram on @anahardesign.
Hülya is a Turkish illustrator and watercolor artist, born in Istanbul living in Bodrum. Her art is informed by her understanding of a woman: a person who exists in a male-dominated society, charged with maintaining societal norms around tradition, morality, and family. Her artwork portrays women as self-confident humans and reveals the inner world of the feminine through colorful patterns. Find more of her work on Instagram at @Huliaozdemir.
Tarn Ellis is a UK based self taught illustrator. Inspired by women and nature, her artwork takes the viewer on a journey of transformation, peace and self compassion. As an advocate of unity and one love, her artwork is a celebration of self care and the vibrancy found in diversity. Find more of her work on Instagram @tarnellisart.
Ceyda Alasar is a self-taught digital illustrator based in the San Francisco Bay-Area. She has a major in architecture and urban design, though visual arts have always been a passion of her. She is mostly inspired by nature, architectural designs, and small daily pleasures. She loves drawing colorful, joyful, and comforting illustrations with lots of vibrant colors and mixed patterns. You can find more of her work @monamai_
Angela Mckay is a surface pattern designer and illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. Originally from the sunny shores of Australia and the humid tropics of Thailand, she draws her inspiration from many places including the natural world, far flung travels and old murder mystery novels. Working in Gouache and watercolor, she enjoys creating things that make you smile. View more of Angela's work at @ohkiistudio