Emily (Em) Roberts is an freelance illustrator, hand letterer, and designer whose work is informed by cutting-edge fashion and retro style, playful color combinations, and 17th-century broadside woodcuts.  She received her BFA in Illustration from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2018.

Em is a big fan of '80s dark fantasy and '90s anime, and currently resides in Baltimore with her cat Kobold.

Her clients include Teach For America, Penguin Random House, The Washington Post Express, and various regional magazines.  She is available for freelance work and can be reached at

You can find her elsewhere on BehanceInstagram & Twitter.


Resume available upon request.