Nidra is an artist, children’s book illustrator, and educator. She is currently an artist in residence at the Arts Center in Corvallis, Oregon where she teaches classes and workshops. A Moonbeam Children’s Book Award winner, Nidra received her art education at the University of Oregon and at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. She has also studied plein air watercolor painting in Italy and South Asian art in India. Most recently, she has been studying digital painting and illustration with veteran Disney artist Chris Oatley. When she’s not creating artwork, you can find her singing, dancing, and spending time with family.