Mai Ly Degnan is an award winning illustrator and illustration professor, currently based in Baltimore, MD.  She earned her BFA in Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design, as well as her MFA in Illustration Practice at the Maryland Institute College of Art.  Mai Ly enjoys creating humorous illustrations with tedious line work, pattern making, and bright colors.  Her work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators of New York and Los Angeles, American Illustration, and 3x3. Some of Mai Ly's favorite things include greeting cards, pattern making, and pugs.

Selected clients include Boston Globe, Bust Magazine, Baltimore City Paper, VICE Magazine, NPR, Frankie Magazine, The Bark Magazine, Tigress For Girls, The Oyster Review, Midnight Breakfast, La Guarimba International Film Festival, Bibelot Magazine, Shameless Magazine, Until Now, La La Land Australia, and more.  


Mai Ly is represented internationally by the Anna Goodson Illustration Agency.  

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  • For direct general questions or wholesale print/greeting card inquires, please don't hesitate to email Mai Ly at