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Nishat Akhtar
Nishat Akhtar

Adjunct Instructor
Graphic Design
Art Building 310

Nishat Akhtar is a designer/illustrator who balances client work with teaching at university and showing her work with friends and fellow artists. Born in Philadelphia and educated at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Nishat moved to moved to Portland in 2011 trading tall buildings for tall trees. She has worked for a variety of clients from Nike to Anthropologie to Target. Her work is focused on illustrative design, and inspiration is drawn from the dusty magic professed in the unknown tattoo shop within Diagon Alley.