Nicole Holderbaum
Artist & Muralist
2024 Speaker

Nicole Holderbaum (aka Nico) is a Florida-based visual artist, muralist, creative director, designer and community organizer.

Holderbaum trained in art schools and programs as a child, eventually leaving home to further develop her career in Jacksonville as a muralist and street artist. She has painted murals around the world, and has been commissioned by and collaborated with globally recognized brands and businesses, including Red Bull, Empire Records, Atlantic Records, Jack Daniels, the JacksonvilleJaguars, Swisher Sweets, PNC Bank and many others. She has also participated in popular mural and music festivals, including Governor's Ball and Wide Open Walls.

Holderbaum has been a community leader and youth empowerment enthusiast. She has won several awards for her community activism and was recognized in Jacksonville as a Community Champion and Art Innovator. She has curated and produced art and music events, and created a community program called the Kids Mural Project, guiding thousands of students across Florida in designing and painting murals. Holderbaum now lives in Miami, where she looks forward to growing in a thriving arts community.​