Tabitha Nikolai is a visual artist, writer, and curator based in Portland, Oregon. She is the gallery coordinator for Portland State University, as well as the co-founder of Compliance Division, and Surplus Space, independent project spaces in Portland. She has an MFA in Visual Studies from the Pacific Northwest College of Art where she also teaches in the Media Arts department. Her work is concerned with the implications and intersections of digital technologies, capitalism, fantasy, the occult, and net-based subcultures. She holds a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Utah, where she also acted as Dungeon Master.