Hi! I’m Nicole Watson, a Midwest girl who married a Southern boy and now lives in Austin, Texas, where we recently moved to from Houston.
Art has always been part of me … from collecting random bits of paper at a young age, to selling my first painting in high school, then discovering mixed media while studying art and design at Iowa State University. Other stops along my art journey include scrapbooking, card making, freelance photography, and layout/graphic design.
I enjoy the messy hands that result from creating. Mixed media allows me to discover new art forms while uniquely combining the things I love most—whether fun mediums like watercolor, pastel, or acrylic on canvas to textural elements like gesso, ephemera, and other found objects.
My proudest accomplishments in 2017 include completing Donna Downey’s 48 Weeks class and binding the 17 plus pound journal that resulted, as well as finishing my Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree/Russian Studies minor as a distance student at ISU.
After taking many online and in-person art classes and creating in my studio, I’m excited to begin sharing my art with the world while hopefully inspiring others to do the same.
- watercoloring on the beach
- wandering aimlessly around an art museum
- caramel lattes
- fall & spring
- mushrooms, olives, mayo, bananas
- winter & summer