Niina Cochran was born in the Jerz and has also lived abroad and around the country, currently residing in Indiana.  She tells visual stories by incorporating mediums such as: writing, painting, drawing, installation, and video and uses disciplines such as illustration, graphic design, and fine art. She enjoys the fine line between seriousness and absurdity, distortion, transitions, and anthropomorphism.  She is currently obsessed with the human microbiome and digestive health.