About

Nicole Xu is a freelance illustrator who was born in

Shanghai, grew up in Vancouver, Canada, and is now based

in Brooklyn, NY. She recently graduated from Rhode Island

School of Design with a BFA in illustration and is

represented by Gerald & Cullen Rapp.



Feel free to contact her at nicole@nicole-xu.com!



Clients


The New York Times // NPR // The Globe and Mail //

Nautilus // Plansponsor // VICE // Buzzfeed // Village Voice

// Spectrum // Advertising Age // Stanford Magazine //

Scientific American // The Walrus // Living Hyphen // Hazlitt

// Boston Globe Magazine // BUST Magazine // Bitch Media

// Portland Mercury // BOOOOOOOM x Society6 // ON!

Storie // Narratively // YES! Magazine // US Holocaust

Memorial Museum // Wake Forest Magazine 



Awards / Recognition


American Illustration 36 // Society of Illustrators Student

Show 2016 // 3x3 Magazine // RISD Honors



Features


Communication Arts // BOOOOOOOM // Ape on the

Moon // Inkygoodness // Ballpitmag // On Storie Q&A