Nico Cathcart is a painter and muralist hailing from Toronto, Ontario, and currently living in Richmond, Virginia. She strives to discuss Intersectionality and climate change in her highly-colorful realistic works which often include local flora and fauna. The artist is in the process of going deaf, relying on a combination of hearing aids, lip reading, ASL, and CC Aps to communicate. She often includes birds in her work as a nod to her disability. You can find a TEDTalk about her work, and disability on the youtube TedTALK Channel. An experienced mural painter, she has worked on walls across the country with work to be found in Austin, Sacramento, Rochester, Birmingham, Memphis, Atlanta, Napa CA, and Basel Miami. Nico has been shown at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture, the Hermitage Museum, ABV Gallery in Atlanta, Modern Eden in San Francisco, Blockfort in Columbus, and countless other galleries across the country. In 2020, Nico was honored as an Agent of Change for her use of activism in her art by the VMHC. You can also find Nico discussing her work in the emmy-nominated documentary Mending Walls, available trough PBS nationwide. Nico recently worked to curate, and take part in the national campaign, Artists 4 ERA, you can purchase prints of her portrait of trans activist Aurora Higgs, proceeds of which support the passage of the 18th Amendment, and voting rights work.