ABOUT TERRI NELSON
Terri Nelson is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Portland, Oregon. She’s been drawing animals and plants since before she could read.
She holds a B.A. in Fine Art from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a Masters in Elementary Education from Portland State University. In 2014, she was awarded a grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council to study scientific illustration through the University of Washington. She and Susan McCarthy are the 2015 recipients of the National Science Foundation’s Artists Program in Antarctica, and will be leaving for the South Pole to draw and paint birds in November, 2015.
Terri’s work has been shown all over the Northwest, from the Maryhill Museum in Washington to the Mayor’s office in Portland, Oregon. She may be seen teaching kids to draw on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Art Beat, as part of their series entitled “Teaching Creativity.”
She is a member of Periscope Studio, the largest freelance collective of comics professionals in the country. Occasionally, you may be able to meet her at comics conventions across the country- check on the appearances page at the Periscope Studio site or email her to find out if she’s attending a convention near you. You can view her portfolio on this site, her old webcomic “Trixie Comics,” or you can buy prints of her work from Red Bubble.
If you would like her to draw you something, come lecture, teach a class, or something else, please use the Contact Me link above.