Nicole Gaitan is a self-taught artist who has been painting for as long as she can remember. While attending the University of California at Santa Cruz she studied the History of Art and Visual Culture while working summers at Horizon Fine Art Gallery in Jackson Hole, WY. Her undying affection for art continues to guide her career path to new and exciting heights.
For Gaitan, contrast is the primary focus, whether that is expressed in expansive color pockets or complex punctuations. She has been exhibiting her work for over ten years in galleries, solo exhibitions, public art displays and festivals. Gaitan’s work is collected across the United States and abroad and she has been commissioned by the Orvis Company, featured in publications like Western Art Collector and has won numerous awards for her art.