Nicole, more well known to others as ‘Niki’ or ‘Nicnak, is a 26 year old illustrator and designer, specializing in character and prop design. She is a Canadian artist, with experience working in the TV animation industry (working on a handful of shows for Disney Channel, Discovery Kids, Teletoon, Treehouse and YTV). She currently lives in Hamilton, Ontario with her partner and two rescue cats. She dedicates herself to commissioned and personal projects, sharing her work on social media sites, and creating one of a kind merchandise for sale online and at conventions she attends. Nicole's goal is to travel across Canada and abroad in hopes of attending more conventions, meeting new friendly faces and sharing her work with others.
Nicole began creating at a very young age, having a strong interest in animals, her most common subject in her work. Once it was time to pick a college or university to attend, it was then Nicole decided she wanted to go a step up by taking her work to a professional level and begin studying animation. After going through 4 years of hard work (mentally and emotionally), Nicole graduated from Sheridan College in April 2016 with a BA in animation. She currently works as a self-employed illustrator and designer and small business owner.
Nicole has been humbly invited as a Guest of Honor at Fur-Eh2021 in Edmonton, Alberta and CanFURence2021 in Ottawa, Ontario.