ABOUT MAYA SHAKUR

  • Maya Eliisa Shakur is a children’s book illustrator, designer, and lover of plants and animals. Maya has directed this energy into creating the company Studio Mai, and is currently based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she is surrounded by inspiration in the forms of nature, culture, and the arts. Studio Mai designs and illustrates with these beloved aspects of life, sustainability and inclusivity in mind.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • To create sustainable and eco-friendly art. To create new norms regarding gender and race through creative communication. To remind us of the natural world that surrounds and supports us.