Nucleus Portland

Bijou Karman / Gizem Vural

Bijou Karman
Los Angeles

Bijou Karman is an artist and illustrator based in Los Angeles. Her work glamorizes vintage style while working to create an equal future for everyone. Through editorials, books, advertising, paintings, and more, she fashions a universe filled with inspiring women, tropical plants, psychedelia, flowers, and everything chic.

Gizem Vural
New York

Gizem Vural is an award-winning illustrator based in New York. She was born in Istanbul, Turkey and she studied graphic design at Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts between 2006-2012. After dropping out in 2012 she moved to New York to pursue becoming an illustrator. Since then she worked with many big publications like The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Atlantic. Her colorful work is recognized by prestigious American Illustration and she is holding three medals from Society of Illustrators. In 2018 she took a break from drawing for editorial pieces and focused on creating abstract work on paper with colored pencils for galleries. But now she is back working with publishers again.

May 8 - 31, 2021

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