Nicky Barkla is a painter based in Australia who uses her art to explore the psychedelic aspects of human existence. Making use of a cosmic and colorful approach to portraiture, Barkla creates stunning depictions of pop art figureheads such as John Lennon, Heath Ledger, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bryan Cranston and many more.

”For any painter, an artwork is like a little secret, it holds many hours of life – many feelings and hours are poured into one still image. A piece of art can hold worlds of words never spoken”. – Nicky Barkla