My cartoons and illustrations have been published in various national and international publications. In addition to creating illustrations for numerous private commissions, my work has appeared publicly across New York City, virtually on various small business websites, and as part of museum exhibits. A partial client list and published work listing follows.

Partial Client List:

FiberMax Center for Discovery – Lubbock, TX

Nomura Research Institute

New York City Ballet Orchestra


Madison + Gall

Working Moms to Be

Published work:

In 2019 and 2020, I created a series of 24 illustrations for Nomura Research Institute’s monthly publication, Financial Information Technology Focus. The theme for the 2019 collection was little girls playing musical instruments. You can see a selection of these illustrations below. (To see the full collection, please visit my portfolio at Behance.)

Illustrations from the 2020 collection will be appearing here soon!

[January 2019]

Whimsical cartoon girl playing the mandolin - banner illustration by Joana Miranda for Nomura Research Institute Financial Information Technology Focus magazine

[February 2019]

Girl playing the piccolo cartoon banner illustration by Joana Miranda for Nomura Research Institute

[March 2019]

Girl lying on piano whimsical banner illustration for Nomura Research Institute by Joana Miranda



The following of my single panel gag cartoons have been published in these magazines in the USA and abroad:

Be Here Now cartoon by Joana Miranda for Philosophy Now magazine

Published Work - Focus on the Journey - Cartoon for Cruising Outpost Magazine by Joana Miranda

Published Work - Renaissance Renovations -  Cartoon for Renaissance Magazine by Joana Miranda

Bundled Severance Package cartoon by Joana Miranda - First published in American Legion Magazine

Published Work - Two Cows cartoon by Joana Miranda for The Countryman Magazine

My past design awards include:

2nd Place, Rio Tinto Champagne Diamond Competition

2010 Business Development Grant Finalist, Halstead Bead

2nd Place, 2009 George A. Schuetz Design Contest

2nd Place, 2008 George A. Schuetz Design Contest

1st Place, 2008 WJA DIVA Contest; Colorful Engagements and Weddings in Platinum

Interested in licensing my cartoons for your newsletter, educational presentation or magazine? You’re in luck! Just hop on over to where you’ll find a collection of my cartoons available for license and instant download. (By the way, that collection continues to grow every month.) Cartoonstock’s licensing process is straightforward. Plus, their licensing fees are reasonable and priced according to your usage needs.

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