Nicole Lorraine born and raised in Smiths Falls, Ontario. Nicole has always been a creative person whether in dancing, singing, photography, or art. Nicole moved to Ottawa to attend Algonquin College and completed numerous creative diplomas. While establishing roots within the city she launched a photography and content creation company all while starting a family. Over the years while growing with her family she has become an entrepreneur and advocate for women’s mental health and self love. Like many others the pandemic forced her companies to be put on pause. While trying to keep busy she began to explore painting. With the encouragement of her therapist and loved ones, Nicole began to learn more and more about art therapy. It didn’t take long before she fell completely in love with painting and learning all about the different genres, techniques, and never ending creative possibilities.