A featured guest artist in the following mentorship programs:

Nicholas Kole

Illustrator & Character Designer

For more than ten years, he has showcased his creative talents across various industries such as cinema, television, publishing, gaming, trading card collections, and toy design. Starting in Rhode Island and now settled in Vancouver alongside his designer spouse, Erika, he serves as the Lead Concept Artist at Phoenix Labs, diligently working on an upcoming undisclosed project.

His recent creations have been featured in games and collections such as the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Crash Bandicoot 4, The Wingfeather Saga, and Disney’s Lorcana trading cards.

Nicholas masterfully illustrates fantastical creatures like dragons and mages for powerhouses like Disney, Dreamworks, Blizzard, and Nintendo, among others. In addition to his work with renowned studios such as Warner Brothers, Riot Games, EA Games, and Phoenix Labs, he also passionately pursues personal projects, including Jellybots.