Nicole was born and raised in Southern California. Been drawing since the womb. Studied character animation at CSSSA, CalArts, & Gobelins. Primarily works as a freelance animator & lead animator on short films. She takes part in the 12 brain collective Souviens Ten-Zan (STZ), making zines and animation, with her friends from school. Her hobbies include, long walks on the beach, petting dogs, poking tattoos, & pretending to sew. Additionally, she has work permission in the US and Europe.