Andrew J. Nilsen is an illustrator, designer and art director with a keen interest in creative process. Whether it be experimenting with watercolors and acrylic ink or utilizing automated script processing to create digital drawings, Nilsen's interest in exploring creative processes is endless. With a background in graphic design and editorial art direction, Nilsen is as comfortable handling a national branding project as he is working on a small spot illustration. His graphic illustration work is influenced by surrealism, swiss and mid-century modern design, and contemporary conceptual illustration. Nilsen’s work regularly appears across the country on newspaper and magazine covers.