comic art by Dace Sietina

Dace Sietina, who also publishes under the name Nolandhead, was born in Latvia in the small town of Jelgava. She grew up in Kalnciems and moved to The Netherlands with her daughter to live with her husband in 2003. Dace graduated from the Willem de Koning Academy in Rotterdam as an illustrator in 2009.

illustration by Dace Sietina

In her work, she often draws inspiration from her childhood. She has published in the Latvian magazine (ku)s! since 2009. She contributed the cartoon series 'Letten' to the Latvian newsportal She self-published the mini-comic 'Life is a bitch' in 2009 and her comics and illustrations have been published in Holland in STIK 20, Van Speijk, NHM and R'uit magazine.

She had a successful exposition in Gallery Lambiek in July and August 2011. In April 2017, Dace Sietina participated in Wasco's art project at the WGKunst Gallery in Amsterdam. She and nine other artists worked side by side, both collectively and solo, on the creation of monsters and other gruesome and weird creatures. The result was several paintings, murals, collage artworks, illustrations and comic strips, which were on exhibit at the gallery afterwards. An overview magazine was published as well. The other participating artists were Ge Wasco, Anne Stalinski, Jeroen Funke, Merel Barends, Tommy A, Peter de Wit, René Windig, Lae Schäfer and Eliane Gerrits.

You are what you eat by Dace Sietina

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