Walrus Puppy is a Canadian artist currently attending the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s studio arts graduate program. She/they studied Painting and Sculpture at the Alberta College of Art + Design, and at the New York Studio Arts Residency in Brooklyn. W.P.'s varied art practice considers the relationship of humor to social justice. Before becoming an artist, Nicole worked as an archaeologist and a musician (separately). It was born with 4 kidneys.