Nicole Cowan enjoys documenting people around her. Within her work, she is interested in social commentary and experiments with the use of shape and limited colour palettes. Nicole creates playful and bold illustrations that often begin as observational drawings in her sketchbooks.


Ba Hons (First Class) Illustration. Middlesex University. 2016.


D&ad Newblood Pencil winner. 2016.


Illustrators and Printmakers of today. Lovelys Gallery. Margate. Nov 2016

D&ad New Blood. The Old Truman Brewery. London. 6th - 7th July 2016

New Wave. The Old Truman Brewery. London. 16th June - 20th June 2016

Beginnings and Endings. Poetry Cafe. London. 8th Feb - 12th March 2016

Easy As. Light Eye Mind. London. 10th Dec - 15th Dec 2015

London Books. Poetry Cafe. London. 2nd Feb - 1st March 2015

War Stories. Poetry Cafe. London. 17th Feb - 12th April 2014