Nathaniel Underwood

Nathaniel Underwood
Art & Art History
Assistant Professor of Illustration
Winningham 203D

Nathaniel Underwood is an Assistant Professor of Illustration at UNC Charlotte. He received his BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design and MFA in Painting from UNC Greensboro. Before teaching at UNC Charlotte, he taught life drawing at Savannah College of Art and Design and drawing for entertainment design and figurative painting at Columbus College of Art and Design.

Underwood works as an illustrator within the advertising industry and provides creative support and leadership for numerous leading agencies. His work as an illustrator has influenced the creative direction of many iconic brands. Underwood is also a painter who draws inspiration from nature, with perception being the absolute foundation of his practice. His creative pursuit is stimulated by objectively viewing the world.

Represented by Sharon Weiss Gallery, his work can be found in numerous private collections, including the Weaver Foundation N.C. and the Ohio University Eastern. See his work at fine art and illustration.