Nina Montenegro

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Nina Montenegro is a Chilean-American visual artist, illustrator, and designer.  Montenegro's practice crosses disciplines to advocate for an ecologically-viable and socially-just future.  Her work has been featured in Orion, Art in America, The Guardian, Grist, and printed and distributed by publications worldwide.  She is co-founder and co-creative director of the design studio The Far Woods, located on an organic farm outside of Portland, Oregon.   

Select design clients include Greenpeace, Sightline Institute, Columbia Riverkeeper,, The Opportunity Agenda, Depave, People's Co-op Portland, Portland State University, Cottonwood School of Civics and Science. 

Published books include: A Year in the Garden by Nina and Sonya Montenegro (co-author, co-illustrator, designer), Three Year Garden Journal by Nina and Sonya Montenegro (co-author, co-illustrator, co-designer), The Garden in Every Sense and Season by Tovah Martin (illustrator), Wildlife Spectacles by Vladimir Dinets (typesetter), The Aromatherapy Garden by Kathi Keville (cover illustration)

Instagram: @thefarwoods and @nimonte