Shira Neiss is a freelance illustrator based in NYC, who grew up in the mostly underrated borough of Brooklyn. She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, with a BFA in Illustration. Shira is inspired by a wide variety of media including old books, history, fashion, musical theater, and all manners of pop culture. She is an insatiably curious person who loves to acquire in depth knowledge of subjetcs and then apply it to her work. Shira tells her stories through a fusion of illustrative and sequential work, creating unique formats born out of her distinctive interests.
2013-2015/ CUNY Hunter College
2015-2018/ School of Visual Arts
2014/ Gallery at CUNY Hunter College: "ARTLA 101 Group Show"
2016/ Hadas Gallery: "ILLUMINATED: 7 Fruits of the New World"
Duo Show (Brooklyn, NY)
2017/ SVA Gramercy Gallery, "Group Show" (NY, NY)
SVA Chelsea Gallery, "Beautiful Losers" Group show (NY, NY)
Hadas Gallery, "Women's Work" Group Show (Brooklyn, NY)
Congregation Magen David, "Winter Lights", Group Show (NY, NY)