Instructor-Nikki Hollis

Nikki Hollis is a local Animal and Baby Portrait Artist. Originally from Wisconsin, Nikki is currently based out of Hurricane, Utah, where she creates realistic colored pencil, pastel, and graphite portraits in her home. Having always considered herself an Animal Portrait Artist, Nikki redeveloped a passion for graphite baby portraits after her son, Gian, was born in the summer of 2018.

Nikki earned her Art Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, where she studied Drawing and Graphic Design. After graduating in 2013, she pursued a career in Los Angeles, CA and ultimately found herself in Southern Utah where she creates bespoke portraits for art and animal lovers all around the world with the purpose of spreading joy to the lives of others