Mikea Hugley is part of The Baltimore Banner's Creatives in Residence program, which amplifies the work of artists and writers from the Baltimore region. Mikea is a graphic designer and illustrator who lives in Baltimore City. Some of her works include cover art for Hummingbirds In The Trenches by Kondwani Fidel, animations for the Enoch Pratt Library, Don't Make It Out, Make It Better by D.Watkins and A Tribute To Tupac and various illustrated projects for Google. Her illustrative work amplifies the people in her community and culture in which she loves. She is a graduate and faculty at Maryland Institute College of Art.