Hi There!

IMAN RASHEED is an illustrator and designer, from the beautiful islands of Maldives. She spent her childhood mostly in Sri Lanka and went to university in Malaysia and the U.S; graduating with BA (Hons) in Graphic Design from KBU International College, Malaysia in 2011, and MFA in Illustration from Academy of Art University in 2015.

Her work has mostly been for clients based in her home country of the Maldives, but as she is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area, working freelance and hopes to expand her clients world-wide. She is currently working full-time in the retail industry at Aviator Nation in Hayes Valley, SF as Inventory Manager and occasionally helping out with graphic design work.

Iman mostly works digitally, with a style that is bright, bold and colorful. She is continuously learning and loves taking on any opportunity to work in experimenting with new techniques and thus sees her style as always evolving.

In her free time, Iman enjoys playing Scrabble and making jigsaw puzzles with her family, and spending time at home relaxing with her husband and cat Shelob.


Iman is currently illustrating her second picture book for Mahi Mahi Books, who specializes in Dhivehi literature products for children, and illustrating a book of poems based on Maldivian Folklore.

View her resume HERE.


Select Clients


California Council for Adult Education

Family Protection Authority of Maldives

Fushifaru Resort, Maldives

Coco Resorts, Maldives

Perspective Mv.

Commercial Bank of Maldives

Hemophilia Federation of India​

SAARC Maldives

Awards & Exhibitions

2015 - 2016

The Beasts of Hogwarts Art Show

Legendary Lands: Invitational Art Show

The Beehive Society, San Francisco


1st Runner-Up, MFA Advertising, Academy of Art Spring Show

1st Runner-Up, MFA Editorial, Academy of Art Spring Show

San Francisco