Mai was born in Long Beach, CA in 1981 and raised in Huntington Beach, CA. She graduated from Cal State University, Long Beach in 2005 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration. She is also a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) since winning the Illustrator Contest for Crusin' in 2007 and was also one of their Featured Artists in 2008. Since then, she has illustrated several picture books with various publishers.Mai currently lives in Lancaster, CA with her husband Joshua Kemble (Xeric Grant Winner for NUMB/comic book artist/designer/illustrator), their son, and two dogs.
Julie Merberg and Mai Kemble
Lindi S. Juarez and Mai Kemble