Nicole Porter gained a First Class honours degree in Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee before continuing her studies in Norway, Paris and New York.
Since returning to her hometown of Aberdeen, the 26 year old award-winning artist has set up her own gallery and studio space where she specialises in portrait painting.
2004 to 2008: Studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee (Gained a First Class Honours Degree in Fine Art)
Artist of the Year 2011 - Artists and Illustrators Magazine - shortlisted artist
Commended work at the Aberdeen Artists Society Exhibition 2011
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant 2010
Aberdeenshire Visual Artists Award Scheme 2010
People’s Choice Award at GFA Annual Exhibition 2010
Farqhuar Reid Trust Art Prize 2008
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant 2008
Second Prize at the Boundary Gallery Figurative Art Prize 2008
The David Gordon Memorial Trust Award at the Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition 2008
Winner of the Artists and Illustrators Magazine Self-Portraiture Competition 2007
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