Rising Stars: Nickie Harrington


Nickie was born and raised in Manchester, England, but it wasn’t until she moved to Ireland that she discovered her true passion for art. Growing up, Nickie always had an interest in art, but it wasn’t until she moved to Ireland that she found her true calling as an artist. Nickie’s art is often described as vibrant and striking, with bold colors and clean lines that draw the viewer in. She has a strong passion for creating pieces that are both aesthetically pleasing and meaningful, and her work has been exhibited in galleries across Ireland. Nickie is constantly pushing herself to grow as an artist and to create pieces that are meaningful and impactful. She is dedicated to her craft and is always seeking new inspiration and ways to improve her skills. Whether she is working on a large canvas or a small intimate piece, Nickie’s work is always thought-provoking and deeply personal


As a geometric op artist, my work explores the intersection of form, color, and perception. Through the use of precise lines, shapes, and patterns, I aim to create visual experiences that challenge the viewer’s understanding of space and dimension. My process begins with a careful consideration of the elements that make up a composition, including line, shape, color, and texture. I then use these elements to create optical illusions and push the boundaries of traditional composition.

In my work, I strive to create a sense of movement and dynamism, inviting the viewer to engage with the piece on a deeper level. I hope that my work encourages a sense of wonder and encourages viewers to question their own perception of the world around them. Ultimately, my goal as an artist is to create immersive and thought-provoking pieces that challenge the viewer’s expectations and inspire them to see the world in new and unexpected ways. 

Cut glass
Acrylic on wood panel, 40 x 40cm

Different Lines
Acrylic on wood panel, 25 x 25cm

Golf socks
Acrylic on wood panel, 40 x 40cm

The Colourful Stabwound
Acrylic on wood panel, 40 x 40cm

Imperfectly Perfect
Acrylic on canvas, 40x 30 inch

For more information about the artist, please visit:

Instagram: @nickieharrington.art

All photographs courtesy of Nickie Harrington
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