Nadia Izzia is a multi-media artist, originally from Milan, Italy. She moved to the states fifteen years ago, spending her formative years in Madison, Wisconsin.
Nadia’s creative inspiration has been plentiful coming from her family; she was first inspired to create art by her grandfather’s work. Her grandfather, Mario Bernardinello, is an active board member and director of the Triennale di Milano and the Triennal di Roma, both prestigious art organizations in Italy.
Since she can remember, Nadia has been making drawings. She found her love for working in grayscale in high school, constantly creating with black and white Prismacolor pencils, sharpies, and pens – inherently speaking to the art of tattooing.
Today, Nadia’s style still focuses on black and gray fine line. She also has a love for small detail and realism, so some of her favorite content matter is highly detailed objects or animals.
Nadia sees the connection between mental health and art, and has always enjoyed helping others through creativity. She initially caught an interest for art therapy because of this; however, after becoming even more exposed to the art of tattoos and getting more tattoos herself, she soon realized how therapeutic that process really is for so many people. She decided to dedicate herself to the tattoo industry, and moved to Boston to pursue her tattooing career in 2017. Her favorite aspect of tattooing is to being able to produce pieces of timeless art that people can identify with and enjoy for the rest of their lives.