Maura is a freelance illustrator, storyboard artist and animator living in Venice, California with her boyfriend, Larry, and dog, Penny. A transplant from New York City, Maura grew up in Massachusetts and earned her BFA at Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, studying fine art, illustration and animation. Maura teaches illustration in the Communication Arts Department at Otis College of Art in Los Angeles.
Maura has drawn storyboards for many talented creatives and worked on numerous award-winning campaigns. Recognized by American Illustration, Maura's editorial work has been published in a variety of magazines such as Nickelodeon and Rolling Stone, and her illustrations have appeared in books, advertisements and even on a couple of buses.
American Express, Capitol Records, Verizon, Rolling Stone, Sterling Publishing Co., Nickelodeon, Sesame Street Magazine, Book Magazine, Islands Magazine, American Museum of Natural History, The Boston Globe, Spike TV, BBDO, Devito Verdi, TBWA Chiat Day, J. Walter Thompson, and Cliff Freeman & Partners to name a few.