Nadzeya Makeyeva


Nadzeya Makeyeva is a multi-disciplinary illustration artist who lives and works in San Francisco, CA. She's a member of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles. Nadzeya is inspired to work with design-focused organizations to create editorial art, website graphics, posters, portraits, app visuals, covers and characters — any kind of illustration. She would love to work on project or long-term basis.

She's always open to commissions & collaborations so please feel free to contact her anytime.

Education

2005-2011 BFA from Graphics Department of the Belarusian State Academy of Arts / Minsk, Belarus
2008 Grafikens Hus / Mariefred, Sweden
2002-2005 State College of Arts / Minsk, Belarus

Career & Experience

since 2020 Chrysalis Mag / Principal designer
2018-2021 proekt.media / Illustrator
2016-2018 Republic | Slon / Illustrator
since 2015 Nadzeya Makeyeva Illustration Studio / Founder, Illustrator
2015-2016 Tatler Russia / Illustrator
2012-2015 Red Graphic / Illustrator, UI Designer
2011-2012 Cubincup Animation Studio / Concept-artist, Designer
since 2011 BOLSHOI / Illustrator
2010-2011 Eligame / Concept-artist
2009-2012 Graffiti Club / Designer

Clients & Agencies

Forbes, Entertainment Weekly, Tatler, Interscope Records, Volkswagen, Skolkovo, A1, Salle Privée, Republic.ru | Slon, Havas Paris | Havas 360, Hugo & Marie, Nestle, Coca-Cola, Danone, Nivea, Lenovo, Lays, Doner King, БОЛЬШОЙ, Кассиопея, Петля Пристрастия, NIZKIZ, Ana Zhdanova, Mark Formelle, Валентин Стрыкало, Goodbye June, Super Seducer, Richard La Ruina, Nagorny Models, Life:), KYKY, Red Graphic, Bitsens, getbob, Publicis Hepta, The Black Buoy Project, Untitled Future, Bitsens, Kiosque, Orange Label, Practica, Proxima & more.

Publications

‣ The Top 26 Women Designers Working Today
‣ Cool Engraved Objects by Nadzeya Makeyeva
‣ 5 Books Every Artist Should Read [Creatives Answer]
‣ How to Deal with Tight Deadlines [Creatives Answer]
‣ How to Deal with Art Commissions [Creatives Answer]
‣ Essential Tips from Creatives on How to Find Your Art Style [Creatives Answer]
‣ Show Us What You've Got | Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2022
‣ Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Instagram 1
‣ Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Instagram 2
‣ Hi-Fructose Magazine Instagram

‣ #СПЕЦифика. Как организована работа иллюстратора в Беларуси
‣ О музыкальных обложках «Кассиопеи» и «Петли Пристрастия»
‣ Как стать востребованным иллюстратором, не уезжая из Минска
‣ Беларуcский художник иллюстрирует Repulic
‣ Беларуcский художник рисует для российских независимых изданий
‣ Cоцсети как трамплин в карьере иллюстратора
‣ C BFW у художницы украли 3 экспоната
‣ Citydog. Проект «Арт-актив»: Надзея Макеева
‣ Ілюстратарка Надзя Макеева запусціла часопіс пра сучарт
‣ Беларусская художница запустила онлайн журнал о современном искусстве
‣ Художница запустила онлайн-журнал о беларусском современном искусстве
‣ Надзея Макеева о жизни в Сан-Франциско, Social Weekend и о самоизоляции
‣ Беларусская иллюстраторка нарисовала серию портретов для Forbes

Activities & Exhibitions

March 7, 2022

The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles

Member

Los Angeles, CA

2022

Illustration West 60

The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles 60th Annual Illustration Competition and Exhibition / Accepted artist

Los Angeles, CA

November 20 - December 18, 2021

‘VICES’ National Juried Exhibition

group exhibition

Arc Gallery / San Francisco, CA

September 9 - 24, 2021

Künstler: innen für Demokratie in Belarus

group exhibition

Museum Folkwang / Essen, Germany

August 9 - 30, 2021

Courage And Resistance in Belarus

group exhibition

Kongens Nytorv / Copenhagen, Denmark

July 12 - 18, 2021

Cabinet of Curiosities

solo exhibition

Newman’s Fine Art Gallery / San Francisco, CA

March 27 - April 10, 2021

Face It

group exhibition

Newman's Fine Art Gallery / San Francisco, CA

February 14 - 28, 2021

Expired. Belarus art of resistant

group exhibition

Ultra Super New Gallery / Tokyo, Japan

October 10, 2020

Long Live Belarus!

pop-up art exhibition

Harry Bridges Plaza (Embarcadero) / San Francisco, CA

May 11, 2019

Chrysalis Mag

founder at Belarusian Contemporary Art Magazine

Minsk / BY

September 2018

Creative Mornings

speaker

«Ў» Contemporary Art Gallery / Minsk / BY

May 2015

Own Illustration Studio

founder

Minsk / BY

December 16, 2014

Behance Portfolio Review

expert

Minsk / BY

April 2014

Belarusian Union of Designers

member

Minsk / BY

April 2011

Innovation Festival Vilnius

participator

Lietuvos technikos muziejus / Vilnius / Lithuania

July - August 2010

CHRYSALIS

personal exhibition

«Ў» Contemporary Art Gallery / Minsk / BY

September 2010

Oil Painting

group exhibition

«Ў» Contemporary Art Gallery / Minsk / BY

2010

Exhibition of Arts

group exhibition

National Library of Belarus / Minsk / BY

2008

Workshop

delegate

Grafikens Hus / Mariefred / Sweden

2008

Miniprint Exhibition

group exhibition

Grafikens Hus / Mariefred / Sweden

2007

Exhibition of Graphics

group exhibition

Sweden University / Stockholm, Sweden

April 2007

Exhibition of Graphics

group exhibition

Dalarna Museum / Falun / Sweden

July - August 2010

Exhibition of Arts

group exhibition participator & competition winner

Victory Theatre / Goethe-Institut / Minsk / BY

2003 - 2004

Thanksgiving Auction

group exhibition & auction

San Diego, CA / USA

Thanks for cover photography Kasia Syramalot