Nicole is an MFA student at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. When she's not at school she's teaching art, meditation, mindfulness and yoga at several places around the area from ages 6 to 70+. The YMCA, The New Bedford Boys and Girls Club, Carabiners, Artworks, The Children's Art Lab, and at the University of Massachusetts are just some of the places that she currently teaches. A lover of wellness, expression and joyfulness, Nicole loves herself deeply and everything in her life and encourages all people she encounters to embark on the same heart filled journey. To be around Nicole is to remember one's heart and its potential to do great things in the world.
Niki has been a part of Splash since Sept 2018!
Bridget is an Animation and Game Arts major, with a minor in Film and Media Studies at The University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. She has been an active artistic member of her hometown community, Taunton MA, having 6 murals of her own there. Her work is on display at the local YMCA and Taunton Highschool. She currently is an Executive Board member for the production company, 20 Cent Fiction; a group prided on their odd shows, dark humor, and widespread acceptance. An avid film freak, she plans to one day work as a stop motion animator, and hopefully one day a director.
Bridget has been a part of Splash since Feb 2019!
Jillian is a local artist and writer based in Wareham. Having no formal training in painting, she learned to use acrylics from her mother who was a professional artist. Today, Jillian has found her niche working alongside the local community and with children at a local public school, encouraging creative expression and teaching new skills with patience and positivity. In May 2023, Jillian will have received her BA in Writing and Communications but hopes to continue a career guiding others through their personal and shared experiences with art and expression. A genuine lover of the arts, Jillian also enjoys writing poetry and is an active member in local theatre, photography, fashion, and music communities.
Jillian has been a part of Splash since June 2022!