Adam Nickel



Current Location
Brisbane, Australia 🇦🇺
Country of Origin
Australia 🇦🇺

Brisbane-based Adam Nickel imbues his illustrations with a classic, mid-century style that evokes a sense of timelessness. He is known for his illustration work in the vintage and custom motorcycle scene, and collaborated with Zoe Foster Blake on an Australian Book Industry Award winning series of children’s books published by Penguin Random House.

Adam has created illustrations for Waitrose Food magazine, BOAT International magazine, Maisonette, and his client list includes The Boston Globe, The Daily Telegraph, Random House and New Scientist. He lives in Brisbane.

Once you get me started, I won’t shut up about…
Tokyo, I really cant get enough of the place.
As a kid, I loved to draw...
Robots and jet fighters. Drawing was my favourite activity an look at me now!
A movie I never tire of is...
American Graffiti
My process is a mix of...
Reference material and experiments.
I find a project rewarding when...
It brings joy to other people, it's a reward that feels beyond just a career.
For inspiration I look to...
Old books and magazines, such a treasure trove of amazing work.
I can't stop listening to...
Miles Davis, especially when it's raining.

Welcome to Jacky Winter Fall/Winter ‘23. Each season a new artist creates original imagery using our site as their playground. The current artwork (above) comes from Cari Vander Yacht. Learn more about our seasonal model of representation and other FAQ.

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