Christine Nishiyama

Christine Nishiyama, illustrator and writer

Hi! I’m Christine, an illustrator and writer working out of Atlanta. I make picture books, graphic novels, and comics to tell stories. I also write essays and teach courses to help other creatives tell their own stories, and encourage everyone to make more art.

I like to draw things I don’t understand, coming out on the other end of the process with a little bit more understanding, and a greater appreciation of just how weird the world is. My stories skew nonfiction, but often present fact and fiction side by side.

I also like to cook big dinners, run around town with my dog, Oni, and travel the world with my husband, Declan.

Shows + Events

Around the U.S.

  • Makers Summit
    Greenville, SC (March 3–4, 2017)
  • SCBWI Southern Breeze Illustrators’ Day
    Decatur, GA (March 10, 2017)
  • SCBWI Southern Breeze Spring Mingle
    Decatur, GA (March 11–12, 2017)
  • Fish Market,
    Raleigh, NC
  • ATX Artisans: Handmade Wonderland,
    Austin, TX
  • Holiday Market,
    Houston, TX
  • Post-It Show 11,
    Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA
  • Export,
    Dishman Art Museum, Beaumont, TX
  • ICE Holiday Shopping Spectacular,
    Atlanta, GA
  • Indie Craft Experience Holiday Market Chattanooga
    Waterhouse Pavilion, Chattanooga, TN
  • Drink and Doodle Vol. 37,
    ABV Gallery, Atlanta, GA


Stay in touch!

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