Cutts' artwork is a testament to her love of nature and a fierce
desire to capture and preserve the beauty and magic that she sees
in the natural world. Her abstract series, "Gemini Visions"
was spawned from inspiration received in a dream. These works
are studies of color and design. They combine Adinkra symbols
from Ghana, Chinese characters, and natural elements with a palette
of deep reds, oranges, earth tones and gold. Some of her mixed
media pieces also include elements of traditional collage technique.
"Found objects" gathered on her walks are captured on
canvas, their natural beauty set off by rich color and texture.
Nicole also paints landscapes that invite you into her magical
world where sunlight and water abound. Her favorite subjects are
seascapes, characterized by brilliant color and sharp detail.
These works represent the power of the ocean, the sun and the
was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Maryland. As a youngster
she enjoyed drawing, painting and participating in local artistic
competitions. She received her early training at the elbow of
her uncle, George Rodney, a noted Jamaican painter. She later
studied at the Corcoran School of Art, and Howard University.
"Happy Golden Spring" 9X12"