Nicole Young is a Kelowna based artist who creates acrylic abstract paintings and collages. Nicole moved to California to study fine arts and art history at the University of California Los Angeles, and returned to the Okanagan in 2014, where she finished her BFA in painting and art history at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Nicole works primarily with acrylic paint, chalk pastels and collaged textiles, using her observations from travel, of people and her work in the fashion industry as influences to develop unique colour schemes and material choices.