Nicola studied at Newcastle Upon Tyne College of Arts and Technology and Harrow School of Art. She worked as a photojournalist before moving into portrait and fine art photography. Her chosen subjects have frequently been artists and performers. Nicola exhibits regularly in London and has won a number of awards for both her portrait and fine art work. She has collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. Nicola has recently been focusing on her collaborative work with artist David Dipré.