My name is Joy Hwang Ruiz. I started "Mom Is Drawing" to capture magical and fleeing moments of my new role in parenthood, and still trying to figure out what it's all about. I want to empower fellow parents through my drawings, because I needed encouragement more than anyone.

We are a family of 3 continents (Asia, North America, Latin America) and 3 languages living in Southern California. My illustrations celebrate love in families, and embrace diversity.

I wore many creative hats over the years. My past clients include MTV Latin where I was on-air creative for 7 years, Discovery Kids, Miami Science Museum and more.

My children's illustrations are represented by Molly O'Neil of Root Literary.

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