Pittsburgh Artist Registry

Maggie Lynn Negrete

Maggie Lynn Negrete

Artistic Category Artist
Career Level Emerging
Experienced With Collaboration, Commissions, Leading workshops, Teaching engagements

A SWPA native & Vassar College alum, I am an illustrator, teaching artist and designer specializing in portraits, lettering, and zines. An important part of my practice is as an educator, focusing on elevating youth voices and promoting civic engagement through zines, storytelling, and typography.

Additionally, I am proud to be affiliated with the Pittsburgh Zine Fair, Women in Sound zine, the Notwhite Collective and my former workplaces, the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, the Brashear Association and MGR Youth Empowerment.


2017: Who’s Next: Education, The Incline, Pittsburgh, PA

2018: Transformative Teaching Artist, Heinz Endowments and New Sun Rising, Pittsburgh, PA

2018: Community Ownership Award, Neighborhood Allies, Pittsburgh, PA for the Project HAND initiative with the Brashear Association


2015: Flight School Fellowship, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA

2015: Arts Education Leadership Academy, Arts Education Collaborative, Pittsburgh, PA

2016: PGH Latinx Residency, Cafe Con Leche, Pittsburgh, PA

Notable Gallery Showings

2011: Our Lady of Filth, installation with mural and brochure, Not So Serious,  Unsmoke Systems, Pittsburgh, PA (curated by Andy Scott)

2015: Tlazolteotl, Medusa, Cerridwen, Lillith, 4 paper cut visual poetry with acrylic, CHIMERA, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, Pittsburgh, PA (curated by Christiane Leach)

2016: Elaine Riddick, 2 paper cut visual poetry with acrylic, Finder Quigley, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, PA (curated by Genevieve Barbee-Turner)

Puntos de Referencia

zine with 11 illustrations and short stories

2016: Cafe Con Leche Latinx Residency, Most Wanted Fine Art, Pittsburgh, PA

2017: #OpenOnPenn, Stifel Fine Arts Center, Oglebay, West Virginia

2018: Inbetween the Middle, Brew House, Pittsburgh, PA

2018: Edge Effects, Hartwood Acres’ Forest Council, Pittsburgh, PA

Apothecary of Esoteric Panacea

interactive installation with recycled objects 

2013 & ‘14: Handmade Arcade, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2014: Constellation Coffee, Pittsburgh, PA

2016: Assemble, Pittsburgh, PA


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15210



  • Artist Books
  • Craft
  • Drawing
  • Illustration
  • Installation
  • Mixed-media
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Cut paper
  • Social Practice / Civic Engagement
  • Storytelling
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Fiction


  • Black & white
  • Comic
  • Feminist
  • Graphic Novel
  • Graphite
  • Indie
  • Ink
  • Land/earth
  • Minimalist
  • Narrative
  • Pen
  • Silkscreen
  • Spiritual/Religious
  • Text
  • Woodcut
  • Zine
  • Acrylic paint
  • Cartoon
  • Carving
  • Experimental
  • Gender studies
  • Wood