Nadia Gonzales “Nerdia Cat”

Nadia Gonzales, “Nerdia Cat”, is a makeup artist, filmmaker, photographer, and illustrator. Born and raised in the Southwest Texas area, she is a proud Texan who loves the diversity and culture in her community. At an early age, she discovered her love for art and animals. She graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Education. She taught Elementary Art for 3 years but decided to pursue her passions in art and be her own boss.

Currently, she is a freelance artist and filmmaker in San Antonio, Texas. Nerdia Cat Makeup and Art LLC, is the business she has been growing that consists of all her artistic talents. In her makeup career, she prides herself in only using makeup products that are cruelty-free, healthy, and eco-friendly. In her film career, she has worked on many indie projects, features, commercials, tv segments, and documentaries as a makeup artist, writer, and director.


Speaker, NATPE Panel, 2019
Featured, MUA, Great Day Sa, 2019
Featured, MUA, SA Live KSAT, 2019
Featured, MUA, SA Live KSAT, 2018
Finalist, NAACP & Ford Cinematic Competition, 2018

My passion in life is to create art and my goal is to inspire others to create themselves.