, a native Californian, always knew that painting was to be her
has been drawing and painting ever since she
was a child.
Nicky studied technical art training at the Oakland Art Institue in California and later became art director for several national ad agencies.
It was at this time she
received numerous awards as an illustrator and graphic designer.
years of experience in painting have given her
the knowledge of dramatic lighting and the ability to transport the viewer to a special place in time.
Through the minds eye, Nicky's paintings will lead you to a romantic adventure-be it a small remote harbor or to a cooling mountain stream.
As an artist-member of the American Society of Marine Artists, Nicky participated in the 8th National Exhibition sponsored by the Mariner's Museum in Newport News, Virginia.
works are in many private and corporate collections across the country.