About Me

Nicki Heenan is a full-time artist and divides her time between Wiltshire, UK and Auckland, New Zealand. She is a highly sought after tutor in Ireland, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Nicki is an award-winning artist and has been published in several magazines including International Watercolour Magazine as one of “5 Ones to Watch” and Artists and Illustrators magazine. Her work has had several nominations by the PleinAir Magazine’s PleinAir Salon including for best PleinAir Acrylic and best PleinAir Drawing.

She has been selected for several notable exhibitions including the New English Art Club (NEAC), Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours (RI), Royal Society of British Artists (RBA), Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) and the Royal Watercolour Society of Wales (RWSW).

Nicki was awarded a Fellowship at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co Mayo, Ireland. Her work is held in the permanent collection of Ballinglen Art Museum and was selected to hang in the US Embassy as part of the Art in Embassies programme. In 2023 she was part on the inaugural Hunter-Fryer Gathering and awarded a residency at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico.