NYNic started off her artistic endeavors at a young age which involved Newsday art contests and early childhood college classes. She earned a Bachelors degree from the school of Visual Arts in NYC and began her Masters in Art Education in Queens College. While in college she studied abroad in Florence, Italy and in Madrid, Spain. After working for a short period of time as a teacher, Nicole was introduced to tattooing and has never looked back. Nicole is responsible for the creative expression of the business.