Mai Ly Degnan created a series of illustrations for American Airlines inflight magazine, American Way, on the experience of living as a digital nomad. A new craze, very popular with millennials, allows someone to share a co-living workspace while indulging their love of travel.
Mai Ly Degnan’s illustration of “Leopard Lady” for an ongoing personal series entitled, “Wild at Heart Women,” uses pattern and prints to connect her character’s bold personality with wild, carnivorous cat surroundings. Degnan’s fun, overall pattern illustration is about all that’s wild in us and around us.
Mai Ly Degnan completed a series of illustrations for the September issue of American Airlines’ inflight magazine, American Way, about a man and his experiences en route to Shanghai, China. Degnan shows a variety of activities aboard the cruise ship in her editorial illustrations: the passenger amidst other passengers who are fencing, painting, and playing board games; in […]
The Washington Post published a pair of editorial illustrations by Mai Ly Degnan on bullying. The article, “Bully proof,” about how parents can help bullied children learn resilience, appeared in the Local Living section of the paper. Degnan’s poignant illustrations show children being approached by bullies on the playground and on a bench. The illustrator shows peaceful, […]
Mai Ly Degnan created an illustration about race and the discrimination kids in grade school face. “When black hair violates the dress code,” was created for NPR. Degnan’s editorial illustration of two primary school girls walking through the hall focuses on the color of the girls’ hair as they approach a white teacher and classmates.
Mai Ly Degnan has been awarded merit for her Galentines Day illustration, and her series of three pet portraits in this year’s 3×3 Magazine’s Professional Show. She was also awarded three honorable mentions in categories: greeting card, unpublished illustration, and gallery.
Series of 7 affirmation illustrations for Lenny Letter.
Illustration in the June/July 2017 issue for Bust magazine about differnt ways one can overcome past trauma.
Illustration for Boston Globe about the benefits of allowing pets in the workplace.
Illustration for an article about reasons why pets shouldn’t be treated like people.
Illustration depicting the evolution of cat ladies from past to present.
“Go For It” illustration is a part of a series of personal greeting card designs.
Illustration is part of a series of personal greeting card designs.
“Nude Beach” is a personal piece about being at the wrong place at the wrong time.
Yoga illustration for a greeting card design.
A treat yourself illustration for “Valentines Day.”
Illustration part of a fictional series of pet portraits and their owners.
“Don’t Go Cat” is part of an ongoing personal series of pets and their owners.
Personal piece of a poodle and her dream come true.
Illustration of a girl and her favorite hobby.
Moonrise Kingdom piece submitted for the annual Bad Dads Art Show for Spoke Art Gallery. This piece was apart of a group show of Wes Anderson inspired artwork.