Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Nicholas Anglin began his artistic journey as a graphic designer. With the life-changing opportunity to pursue his teenage/childhood dream of exploring the art scene in one of the world's toughest cities, he moved to New York two years ago.
He thought that it would have been a fairly easy transition, but it was particularly difficult to adjust from the warmth of the tropics to the cold, depressing winters. Seeking inspiration, he used documentaries about the city's art scene to rekindle his passion and regain motivation. With his brush as resistance to the mundane, he began to paint under the moniker of Nuwarhol. To explore the artistic abyss of his surroundings - NU. To depict a state of mind, armed with conflict - WAR - or shrouded with joy. To leave him high on life - HOL - with art as his fuse.
Dedicated to making people rediscover their senses, he ingenuously fuses popular culture, street art, music, and fashion. Nuwarhol makes his subjects iconic through his use of bright colors and symbols, which have become signature features of his work. His style has often been compared to that of/ to the likes of/ has been described as a mash up of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, evidently working his way towards becoming one of the greats.