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I'm Nellie Le, an artist & illustrator living in Los Angeles. Forever a dreamer & idealist.

Born in 1986 and raised in the suburbs to the east of Los Angeles. I grew up watching mid-century Disney shorts, which has a huge influence on my work today. I paint (almost) exclusively with Holbein acryla gouache. My color palette is influenced by the colors from my childhood.

I listen to an excessive amount of emo/pop punk/post-hardcore music while I work.

I received a BFA in Graphic Design with Honors from California State University, Long Beach. In my early 20s, I worked at a little art gallery in Alhambra, CA. I have since given up a life of pixel pushing to paint a bunch of animals and food.

I have also worked under Amanda Visell.

If I wasn't making art, I would've liked to have been a wildlife conservationist. But a portion of proceeds from my work is donated to the Wildlife Conservation Society.

I'm currently available for freelance illustration work and commissions.

Feel free to send all comments, questions, and concerns to hello@nelliele.com