Murals

Sharpies in silver and black!

Live mural illustrations for the Spec Furniture Company done at the Merchandise Mart in 2016

This mural was created not only live, but I also had to draw the majority of it upside down. A first for me on all accounts!

Setting up mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartSetting up mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartStart of mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartHalfway point of mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartDetail of mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartOnlookers during process of Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartSpec Furniture mural in the Merchandise MartComplete mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartComplete mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartNick Volkert working on mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartNick Volkert working on mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartOnlookers viewing Nick Volkert working on mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartMural progress for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartFinal mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartFinal mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartFinal mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise Mart

Pen, Ink, and Cintiq!

Rendered Works

I love making personal works that I use as a vehicle to explore to constantly learn the programs I use on my day to day, and push my artistic abilities.

The small head of a chicken pops out of a very large business suit and tie with the text 'business' on the bottom.

Created: April 21st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Business. All business all the time. So much business. Lots and lots of business. Don't talk to me, I'm so busy with business. BUSINESS.

A stout, slightly misshapen chicken standing in its space, and it's quite large

Created: April 19th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Just an absolute unit of a bird. I mean look at this thing. That right there is a freakin chicken. Just a total unit.

A shark peeks out of the water wearing basket grass from an Easter basket and is surrounded by jelly beans.

Created: April 17th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love jellybeans on Easter and will be on the hunt for their sugary goodness.

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Danger Huskie

Vector works that a fun, cute, scary, and a bit dangerous!

A smiling wiener dog wears a red, white and blue ballcap and a chicago-style hot dog costume.

Created: April 28th, 2022 | Role:

Winning ugly is still winning right? This wiener dog knows that and is repping the colors of the south siders while rocking a sweet Chicago-style hot dog costume

A smiling green dog wears a Chicago Dog costume while wearing a black baseball cap.

Created: April 26th, 2022 | Role:

Who's got the best dogs in Chicago? Well the South side does! This little green wiener dog is representing a little baseball team that wears black and white.

A cute rubber duckie is surrounded by bubbles.

Created: August 3rd, 2021 | Role:

Rub a dub in the tub, it's a friendly rubber duckie here with some bubbles!