Founder • 9B Collective
Mike Uwandi is a Concept Artist and Art Director for Film, Television, and Games. He is also a co-founder of 9B Collective, the first Black-owned concept art studio focused on shifting the entertainment landscape by actively working towards more representation and inclusivity. In addition to his work through 9B Collective, Mike has partnered with BRIC Foundation, Compton Alliance, Otis College of Art & Design, and Wacom in the education and mentorship spaces. He focuses on bringing more thoughtful diversity into the creative industry, and serves as a mentor for BIPOC artists within and outside of the United States.