Nicky Marais is a Namibian painter who has lived and worked in Windhoek as an exhibiting fine artist, arts project coordinator, arts educator and activist since soon after graduating in 1987 from the Port Elizabeth Technikon in South Africa. Marais has exhibited in Namibia and internationally.
Marais works from her studio in Windhoek as well as facilitating various collaborative projects with artists and the public. Marais is dedicated to increasing public access to art. If you would like to visit her studio you can contact StArt Art Gallery or book a tour of the Windhoek art scene.
She is recently retired from her position as the Head of Department of Visual Arts at the College of the Arts, where she taught theory of art and built local content into the diploma qualification courses offered by the College.
Nicky Marais is represented by Guns&Rain in South Africa and StArt Art Gallery in Namibia. To see her available work online visit Guns&Rain and StArt Art Gallery.