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ABOUT

Nikki is an exhibiting artist and freelance illustrator & graphic designer based in Asheville, North Carolina. She holds a BA in Studio Art & Communication from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC and has additionally studied at Fondazione Il Bisonte in Firenze, Italia and Penland School of Crafts in Spruce Pine, NC. She is passionate about eloquent design as a catalyst for environmental and social justice action.

Her freelance offerings include: 

Logo Design ▴ Branding ▴ Illustration ▴ Album Art ▴ Murals ▴ Tattoo Design ▴ Web Design ▴ Photography ▴ Videography

Nikki approaches her drawing practice as a meditation. She uses simple tools- black ink pens on paper- to illustrate interconnected ecosystems of flora, fungi, fauna, and the female form. Her organic, detailed line work emulates the subtle vibrations that connect all beings, inviting the viewer to recognize their responsibility to actively respect and restore the Earth’s intelligent systems. Nikki often uses herself as a model to relate her personal experience during this era of reawakening feminine consciousness.