Nicole Salgar is a painter and muralist of Latin descent. She has always had a passion for traveling and learning about other cultures . She believes it has undeniably influenced her style. Through artist residencies she has traveled to Cuba, Europe, South America and the East coast working with the local communities painting with adults and the youth. When asked about her craft, Nicole says that “art and design are both something I see as a powerful, transformative force which can elevate the practitioners, the people and their communities.” Self expression has always been instinctual for Nicole, and she found her way to communicate that through art.