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Nicola Wood, British artist. Proctor Memorial Travel scholar, 1959, Fulbright scholar, 1960, American Travel scholar Royal College Art, 1960; recipient Excellence award Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 1992, Peter Helk award, 1993, 2009, Raymond E. Holland award, 1993. Work auctioned for charity Pebble Beach Concourse d'Elegance. Member Automotive Fine Art Society.


Wood, Nicola was born on October 18, 1936 in Great Crosby, Lancashire, England. Daughter of John Wood and Eva Wood Heyes.


Diploma with 1st class honors, Manchester (England) College Art, 1959;diploma with 1st class honors, Royal College Art, London, 1960;postgraduate degree, Parsons School Design, New York City, 1963.


Freelance textile designer, 1959-1984. Graphic designer New York City, 1960-1963. Wallpaper designer Rasch Tapeten Fabric, Osnabruck, Germany, 1965-1984.

Lecturer Farnham (England) College Art, 1975, Central College Art, London, 1976-1978, Claremont (California) College, 1992-1993, 95, Painting Oil/Canvas California Magic Real 12m, Embracing Classic Automobiles, since 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, California, Bruce Lewin Gallery, New York City, O.K. Harris/David Klein Art Gallery, Detroit. Group shows include Jerry Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, The Grace Museum, Texas, 2008, 1987, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Carmel, California, since 1987, Lancaster (California) Museum, 1988, Butler Institute, Ohio, 1988, Harrahs Museum, Las Vegas, 1989, Krasle Art Center, Michigan, 1991, The Automobile in Art Gallery, Long Beach, California, 1992, Bakersfield (California) Museum Art, 1994, Peterson Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, 1994, Chalmers Gallery, Tustin, California, 1996, Automotive Fine Art Society, Pebble Beach, Carmel, California, since 1994, Aniworks Downtown San Raphael California, 2010, Dana Point Concours d'Elegance, 2010.


Work auctioned for charity Pebble Beach Concourse d'Elegance. Member Automotive Fine Art Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, aerobics, classic automobiles.


Married Theodore Cartan, March 25, 1965 (deceased 1972). Married Emmet Baxter June 11, 1981 (deceased 1994).

John Wood

Eva Wood Heyes

Theodore Cartan

Emmet Baxter June 11