Nolan Hirsley born in 1980, in Illinois. Began drawing at age six and attended New Trier High School in 1995. He graduated from Barat College in Lake Forest from 2001 to 2003 and obtained B.F.A. in Drawing and Printmaking with a minor in Art History.
Graduated from SAIC University in Chicago with a B.F.A. in Painting and drawing in 2005, he received Drawing Certificate through Continuing Education in 2008.
He showed with RAW artists, Conception Arts and published a book about drawing, “Drawings Making a Comeback”, in January 2022.