Nicholas Elias (b. 1992) is an illustrator currently living in Long Island, New York with his best pal (read: puppy) Lucy. Working primarily in the imaginative realism and fantasy genres provides a perfect umbrella for his focus on epic narratives and mythology. Servicing commercial and private clients alike, Nick brings his passion for craftsmanship and storytelling to every creation.
Currently, Nick is working on a series of narrative paintings based on Homer’s classic epic, “The Odyssey.” Pulling from a broad spectrum of artistic influences and his own Greek heritage, Nick’s goal is to craft a unique and modern vision of this timeless myth.
Nick’s work has been recognized by Infected by Art, The Art Order, Muddy Colors, and Gurney Journey, and he is featured as a recurring artist on Every Day Original. Creating for popular IP’s such as Star Wars, Game of Thrones, and Arkham Horror, Nick’s illustrations have been published for card games, board games, guide books, and packaging covers. A versatile artist, Nick also works in the advertising industry creating storyboards, concept art and poster illustrations. Clients include; Fantasy Flight Games, Zagora Games, Ataboy Studios, Two of Us, The University of Hartford, and more. An experienced teacher with a passion for learning, Nick has taught workshops in Illustration, Drawing and Painting. Nick received his BFA in Illustration with Magna cum Laude honors from the Hartford Art School in 2015.