Nina Drew is an artist from Montreal with a background in mural painting and a bachelors degree in community art education. They are currently working as a freelance cartoonist and illustrator, and was shortlisted for a bedelys award in 2020. Their work, which ranges from watercolour paintings to digital art, focuses on themes of queer identity based on their personal experiences. 

Nina is currently mailing out monthly zines and postcards to their patrons and working on their first book. 

If you would like to commission Nina for any of their work, please click here.

Photo by Shéhérazade Ste-Grégoire



Rituals of the 1950s Butch Lesbian Bar Scene

Frog & Toad Are Queer (2020 bédélys shortlist)

Fuck You Appendix


2021 Canada Council for the Arts

2019 Jeunes Volontaires, Montreal

2017 Sequential Artists Workshop, Gainesville


2021 TCAF, online

2020 Canzine, online

2019 Queer Between The Covers, Montreal

2018 Solo Mural Project: Portals, Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival, Montreal

2017 New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival, Montreal

2014-17-19 Expozine, Montreal


2013-2021 Independent Illustrator and Mural Artist

2019-2021 Photographer’s Assistant to Laurence Philomène

2013– 2016 Assistant mural painter and educator for MU,Montreal, Qc, Canada

2015-2016 Actor creative collaborator to League of Lady Wrestler’s Montreal, Qc, Canada

Clients include Holt Renfrew and CBC.

Some zines and work are currently in stock at librairie Drawn and Quarterly and Salon Unlisted.

Copyright © Nina Slykhuis-Landry 2020
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