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  • Heather Nelson

    Graduate of the Art Institute of Portland

    Walnut Creek, CA

Digital illustrator and graphic artist. Subject matter is often human form or behavior, usually in metaphor. Curiosity and psychology play a major role in all my art; I am constantly questioning and exploring. I am searching for the truth.

Work Samples

  • Hidden

  • Rey (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)

  • Fae

Work History

  • Administrative Assistant

    Office administrative assistant to brokers and clients, healthcare insurance.

  • Manager

    • Color Me Mine
    • Walnut Creek, CA
    • May 2013 - Sep 2015 (2 years 4 months)

    Manager of the Walnut Creek location. Artistic assistance and customer service.

  • Childcare Supervisor

    • Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church
    • Walnut Creek, CA
    • Jan 2003 - Feb 2015 (12 years 1 month)

    Childcare supervisor for children of all ages.

  • Design Assistant

    Designed photo albums for customers. Office receptionist, personal assistant.


  • The Art Institute of Portland

    • Associates of Arts Degree Graphic Design
    • 2008 - 2011

    Honor Roll in the field of Graphic Design



Honor Roll in Graphic Design 2010-2011: Art Institute of Portland