Hi there! My name is Julie Maida (pronounced like May-duh). I’m a nature-loving, coffee-drinking, summer person.

I am a designer and illustrator and my art is used for licensing, products, wall decor, and children’s books - lucky me!

Thanks for stopping by my happy little corner of the world! If you are interested in collaborating or licensing my art, please contact me directly. 

I just want to make things

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things people say about working with me

AMAZING! Julie is a rare find with a combination of amazing creativity, speed and great value. I am so lucky to have found her and could not be more pleased with her work. If I could give more than 5 stars I would!

 - Wendy Lattimore, Snail Mail for Kids

Julie was beyond easy to work with and she managed to capture the picture I had in my mind and make
it 100 times better! Hire her ... she’s phenomenal!

- Angela Moberly, Inspired Home Building

Just amazing! She went above and beyond and was able to take my thoughts and turn it into something great! Highly recommend her to anyone looking! Thanks again for all your help!

- Tiffany Bache, Voice Artist

I was a featured artist in Stitch magazine.

I painted a 900 square foot mural in 4 days for an elementary school in Baltimore, MD.

I go the extra mile. I create thoughtful, quality work and I build great long-term partnerships.  

I am both a graphic designer and an artist which means I have lots of cool crossover skills (I like to think I'm a creative ninja).

My small humans. My kids are awesome. 

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