In a journey to reconnect with the joy and enthusiasm of childhood, artist Nikol Wikman went from painting on her dining room table to her artwork being part of private collections around the world.
Born in Victoria, BC, Canada, Wikman’s creative impulse lead her to work with art in various mediums. As a child she spent hours sketching and experimenting with sculpture, stained glass, and jewelry-making. Though life lead her away from art as an adult, Wikman’s process of rediscovering her life’s passion ultimately birthed the unique style and career she has today.
After committing to a daily art practice for years, Wikman’s artwork gained a following as she shared her creations on social media. The vibrant abstract expressionist works Wikman creates often merge opposing textures and colors, creating highly contrasted pieces that have drawn the attention of collectors worldwide, leading her work to be part of private collections on every major continent. Though Wikman had built a substantive career, years after starting her practice, it was suffering the loss of several loved ones in succession that deepened her commitment to art’s healing qualities. Realizing the power art contained to help her seek light in times of darkness, Wikman resolved to open up her artistic process to others by teaching. With over a decade of experience, Wikman now shares her love for beauty and art’s transformative power with both her students and a dedicated audience.