M. Contento (they/she)


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M. Contento is a Boston-based Illustrator with 5 years of freelance and self-publishing experience.

They utilize a variety of raster, vector, 3D, and publishing tools for their work. Their favorite projects involve a mix of these.

They would be happy to illustrate for stories, as well as working with indie, outsourcing, and mobile studios looking for 2D generalists.



Computer illustration: Photoshop, SAI2, Affinity Photo, and Clip Studio Paint

iPad illustration: Artstudio Pro, Affinity Photo, and Procreate

Vector / Publishing: Illustrator, Affinity Designer, InDesign, and Affinity Publisher


• Blender and ZBrush for 3D blockouts used in illustrations


Freelance Illustration 

August 2015 - Present

• Concept art and illustrations for writers

• Illustrations for artist-run books

• Distributing tutorials, sketchbooks, and comics through online platforms


Bachelor of Arts: Illustration 

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

August 2019 - Present 

Estimated Graduation Date: Early 2023

Partial Bachelor of Arts: Interactive Media and Animation

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

August 2016 - August 2018