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Amber Ma is a New York-based artist and illustrator, and she is originally from China. 

She has been attracted to creating art and storytelling. She has a strong passion for drawing, which led her to pursue MFA in illustration as Visual Essay from School of Visual Arts, NY. 

Amber is deeply interested in creating monsters and fantasy creatures, who she believes share the world with us while hiding in secret places. 
She also has extensive experience in visualizing the story and visual creativity.
The inspirations for most of the projects are from her childhood experience( under the one-child-policy), Culture mystery story and human daily life. She believes people can tell a story and the story is from life. Everything, every moment, every element could be a good story. 

Her working medium normally are watercolor, sumi-ink,pen and color pencil.


  • Available for freelance project or commission.

          Feel free to contact me :

  • instragam: @amberwonderland



  • BFA illustration- School of Visual Arts                                           2012-2015
  • MFA illustration as Visual Essay- School of Visual Arts                2015-2017

Clients include

      Simon & Schuster , "Have Fun" Japanese restaurant , Natori



  • Society of illustrator Student scholarship 2016
  • 3*3 illustration Annual no.14, Merit
  • Creative Quarterly Annual 50 Chosen, 2017

  • iJungle illustration 2017- Merit Awards

  • Circle Foundation: Artist of the Year- TOP 100 Artist award

  • Long list in Book illustration Competition held by Folio Society and House of illustration


Group shows

  • 2017 "Parallel", Light grey art lab,
  • 2017 "The Thesis Show", SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York
  • 2016 "The Book Show", SVA Gramercy Gallery, New York
  • 2015 "Gone", SVA Gramercy Gallery, New York