Nicholas Wilton attended the College of Creative Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and graduated from Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, California. Rich in color, texture and symbols, Wilton's work references a personal vocabulary of botanical forms, patterns and abstract designs. In addition to gallery exhibitions and the inclusion in numerous private collections, Nicholas Wilton's paintings have appeared on numerous book covers. Wilton's cover painting used for the national bestseller "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz. appeared on the The Oprah Winfrey Show.
He has received awards from the Marin Arts Council, Communication Arts, Print Magazine, New York Art Directors Club, A.I.G.A, RSVP Directory, and American Illustration. In 2003 Nicholas Wilton's work was selected for the cover and featured in the international art annual Communication Arts.
Nicholas is also the founder of the Artplane Method, a system of fundamental painting and intuition principles that simplifies and informs the creative art-making process. Nicholas leads weeklong Artplane seminars and workshops to arts organizations and corporate clients both here in the United States and abroad.
Nicholas lives in northern California with his wife and two daughters. His paintings are represented by Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco, CA and Selby Fleetwood Gallery in Santa Fe, NM.