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, Patagonia, Sightline Institute, Columbia Riverkeeper,, The Opportunity Agenda, People's Co-op Portland, Portland State University, Cottonwood School of Civics and Science. 

Montenegro is represented by literary agent Kate Woodrow at Present Perfect Dept.

Published books: Mending Life by Nina and Sonya Montenegro (forthcoming, Sasquatch Books, 2020), A Year in the Garden by Nina and Sonya Montenegro (Timber Press, 2018), Three Year Garden Journal by Nina and Sonya Montenegro (Eberhardt Press, 2015)

Instagram: @thefarwoods and @nimonte