Scottish artist Nicole Porter was born in Aberdeen in 1986. She gained a first class honours degree in fine art from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, Scotland in 2008.


Nicole has lived and worked in Norway and studied with Odd Nerdrum in his internationa artists community. She has also lived and worked in Paris as well as New York. In 2015 she gained a masters of fine art with distinction in contextualised practice from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen.


Nicole presently resides in Aberdeen and is a partner in the Nicole Porter Gallery where here work is permanently on show.


Some of her noteable exhibitions include:

Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh in 2015.
“Sitters” Exhibition at BP Atrium Gallery in 2015.
Aberdeen Artists Society at Aberdeen Art Gallery in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Stirling University Referendum Exhibition 2014.
Aberdeen Art Fair in Aberdeen in 2012 and 2013.
Peacocks Visual Arts in Aberdeen in 2011.
Scottish Drawing Exhibition, Paisley Art Institute in 2010.
Aspect Art Prize, Paisley Art Institute in 2009 and 2010.
The London Art Fair in 2009 and 2010.
Kjell Raugland Billedkunstner in Norway in 2009.
Kjell Strand Galleriet “Group in Norway in 2009.
Det Gule Galleriet in Norway in 2009.
Figurative Art Prize Exhibition, Boundary Gallery in London in 2008.
Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh in 2008.
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Self-Portraiture Exhibition in London in 2007.


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