Nadia DeLane is a multimedia designer, visual storyteller, and consultant working in installation, film, print and web. DeLane has produced visual works and marketing materials for organizations and institutions including the School of Visual Arts, Parsons, Pennsylvania State University, Stone Lantern Films, Turnstone Productions, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. DeLane is an Associate Researcher with the Visualizing Finance Lab at The New School and has consulted nonprofit organizations, filmmakers and creatives and collaborated on award-winning animated films and documentaries. Her work has been featured in print and online publications including AI-AP's Design Arts Daily (DART).
Nadia DeLane’s visual storytelling spans film, installation, narrative painting, and fiction; her independent creative projects include Coif City, an ongoing visual story women’s hair journeys through hand typography and ink illustration. Coif City Vol. 1 is currently available at Printed Matter and Bluestockings in NYC, as well as Gosh! London. DeLane's stop-motion films Spilt Milk and Utica were featured in film festivals and immersive art experiences including Enter the Flask, Unlock House's inaugural show, and Twisted Oyster Film Festivals at Zhou Gallery, both in Chicago. Recently, DeLane was the 2017 Artist-in-Residence at the Arte Studio Ginstrelle in Assisi, Italy, where she created a series of poems and illustrations on womanhoods, which will be published as a limited-edition artist book later this year.
DeLane is a proud Digital Media Mentor with the NYC-based organization Girls Write Now. Her work can be found on permanent display in Penn State University’s Africana Research Center and the Heart and Kidney Transplant Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Jersey. DeLane is a graduate of SVA's MFA Visual Narrative program, and holds an MA in English Literature from Penn State, and a BA in English from Rutgers University. She lives in New Jersey and works in New York City.