Nicole Morrish Art


Artist Statement

Nicole Morrish

My Art is an expression of the gratitude I have for my life. I am an indigenous woman of the Lenni Lenape tribe and the Cherokee nation, and for that, I am grateful and blessed. I believe the most important thing we as artists can do is create community through evoking emotions, questions, commentary, and moments for pause.

 My work straddles Abstract and Contemporary Expressionism. I use the exploration of color to show the relationship of feelings and emotions, power and resilience, resistance and allowance. My work shows a whimsy and lightness that I hope resonates.

 We have a beauty of mind narrative that I hope to express through the process,   vulnerabilities, strengths, and courage of humanity’s every day and how it influences our Nature. My subject matter strives to express the simplicity of what can be conceived as a complex environment; Ruins,  local canyons, landscapes, and figures that inhabit our beautiful Earth.

I strive to ask my audience to look beneath and in their life experience in general. Notice the bleeds of the negative space, and take a breath. The negative lines in my work are my calm and my allowance to breathe. Through this breath, I hope comes light. This is me attempting to let life all the way in. Celebrate and spread beauty. Wan`ishi.


"When we go out among nature,clay is returning to clay.We are returning to participate in the stillness of the earth which first dreamed us."

John O'Donohue