Meet: Nico Suave

@nicosuavalicious

Nicole Holderbaum aka “Nico” is a Florida-based visual artist, muralist, creative director, and designer. ​ Nico trained in art schools and programs growing up, eventually leaving to further develop her career in Jacksonville as a muralist and street artist. Nico has painted murals around the world, and has been commissioned by & collaborated with globally-recognized brands and businesses, including Red Bull, Empire Records, Atlantic Records, Island Records, the Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL), Swisher Sweets, PNC Bank, among many others. Nico has also participated at popular mural and music festivals, including Governor’s Ball and Wide Open Walls. ​ Nico has an established track record as a community leader and youth empowerment enthusiast. She has been awarded extensively for her community activism, recognized in Jacksonville as a “Community Champion” and “Art Innovator’. She has curated and produced art & music events, as well as created a community program called the Kid’s Mural Project, guiding thousands of students across Florida in designing and painting murals. She is also a leading member of Few & Far Women, a global all-female crew of street artists, who have organized mural productions from Mexico to India and aim for women empowerment and inspiration through the arts. ​ Nico is now currently based in Miami, where she looks forward to growing in a thriving arts community and further developing her skillsets and projects and growing as a creative director.

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