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Polly Nor is best known for her dark and satirical drawings of women and their demons. Her work features a range of hand-drawn and digital illustration, sculpture and installation work. Interweaving themes of identity, sexuality and emotional turmoil throughout her work, Polly is inspired by her own experience of life and the struggle for self-acceptance in the internet-age.

Since graduating in 2011 she has gained over a million Instagram followers and put on three solo exhibitions in London, "Sorry Grandma" (2016) at 71a Gallery and "It's Called Art Mum, Look It Up" (2017) and "Airing My Dirty Laundry In Public" (2018) at Protein studios, As well as exhibiting in various group shows in the UK, Berlin and the US including "NSFW: The Female Gaze" at The Museum Of Sex, New York.

Polly has been commissioned by a variety of clients including Bloomsbury Publishing, Dazed Digital, Dr Martens, Complex Magazine and Gucci. She has been a guest speaker for The Apple Store, hosted by Dazed Magazine and collaborated with Andy Baker on an animated music video for Chelou's Halfway To Nowhere, which has been viewed over 20 million times to date. She has also been featured by i-D, Dazed, Wonderland, Stylist, BBC Three, Refinery29, Time Out, Nylon, Cool Hunting, It's Nice That, Creative Review as well as a cover feature with Polyester and Juxtapoz magazine.