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
SELF PUBLISHED WORKS
Rituals of the 1950s Butch Lesbian Bar Scene
Frog & Toad Are Queer (2020 bédélys shortlist)
Fuck You Appendix
GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES
2021 Canada Council for the Arts
2019 Jeunes Volontaires, Montreal
2017 Sequential Artists Workshop, Gainesville
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & FAIRS
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.