Maria Sweeney is a Moldova-born, New Jersey-based freelance illustrator and comic artist. She graduated magma cum laude from Moore College of Art and Design with a BFA in Illustration. ’’Brittle Joints’’ won a Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo Mini-Grant in 2018.
She has worked extensively in digital, oils, watercolors, and other traditional mediums. Aside from illustrating her current project, In A Rut Comics, she writes and self-publishes comics relating to her experience of navigating the world with a rare disability. When she’s not reading or sketching comics, she’s snuggling with her tiny dog, Bambi.