Nina Torr

Nina Torr, is an artist and illustrator born in 1987 and currently based in Pretoria. Nina obtained her BFA from Parsons School of Design, New York in 2010, and has recently completed her MTech at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

While following a day job as lecturer in illustration at the Open Window, Nina simultaneously participates in several exhibitions from time to time. She has currently held seven solo shows with the most recent being “Wayfinding” which was hosted at David Krut in Johannesburg.

Nina’s work explores mental landscapes inhabited by characters pursuing a journey. Her images imply open-ended narratives that invite the viewer to participate and engage with them on a more personal level.

NIna’s illustrations have been featured in local publications such as Essie Letterpress’ Artist’s Almanac, the Bat Butt Zine and iJusi. She has also produced prints in collaboration with Black River Studio as part of the 50ty/50ty Prints range, lithographs with The Artist’s Press and monotypes with David Krut Projects. In addition, Nina frequently exhibits at In Toto Gallery (JHB), 99 Loop (CT) and NO END Contemporary (JHB).