Amber Ma is a New York-based artist and illustrator, originally from Tianjin, China. She received her MFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York and has worked in both narrative illustration as well as distinctive commercial projects. Her commercial clients include fashion designer Natori, as well as limited edition art work for Patron to celebrate the 2019 Chinese New Year. Her editorial clients include Simon and Schuster. The inspiration for many of her projects come from childhood, for she finds daily life an intriguing mystery. She has a deep-seated interest in fantasy, especially monsters whom she is certain lie in secret among us. Her working mediums include watercolor, sumi-ink, and both pen and color pencils.