M.F.A. Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont. USA
B.F.A. (Hons.) Gold Medal, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2013 3rd Prize Winner - Photo Op: The 5th Annual Juries Photography Exhibition at the John B Aird Gallery
2003 Johnson State College, Graduate Award - Studio Arts
1999 Reader's Digest/Lila Acheson Wallace Scholarship
Vermont Studio Centre Residency Support Grant
Selected Solo & Group Exhibitions
2020 Leslie Grove Gallery Big Holiday Smalls Show
2020 Exhibitor in the Toronto Online Art Fair - work featured in Online Studio Tour, Kristin Sjaarda’s & Shopify's Make My Space Work Special curated collections.
2019 Solo exhibit The Trees Amongst Us Toronto Public Library Deer Park branch
2019 Solo exhibit The Trees Amongst Us Yonge + St. Clair for the Design TO Festival at Mary Be Kitchen, Toronto ON
2019 Exhibitor at the Long Branch Tree Fest, Junction Solstice Festival and Leslieville Tree Festival
2018 Solo exhibit The Trees Amongst Us, ARTiculations Earl Selkirk Gallery, CONTACT Photography Festival Toronto ON
2018 Artists of the Gallery, Artists of the Museum, Artists’ Network Gallery, Toronto ON
2018 Towers to Trees exhibition and fundraiser for Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto ON
2017 Artists of the Gallery, Artists of the Museum, Artists’ Network Gallery, Toronto ON
2017 150 Years of Light in Canada, Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto, ON
2015 Solo exhibit Arbor Vitae (Tree of Life), ARTiculations Earl Selkirk Gallery, CONTACT Photography Festival Toronto ON
2014-18 Annual Curio Shadow Box Show, ARTiculations' Earl Selkirk Gallery, Toronto ON
2016- 18 Rounds Annual December exhibit, Graven Feather, Toronto, ON.
2014 The Photography Show, Gerrard Art Space, Toronto, ON
2014 The Heart Show, Gerrard Art Space, Toronto, ON
2013 Photo Op: The 5th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery. 3rd Prize winner
2013 The Photography Show, Gerrard Art Space, Toronto, ON
2012 Exposed Photography Show, Contact Photography Festival, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2010 Solo exhibit To See and Be Seen, Toronto Public Library Leaside Branch, Toronto ON
2009 Solo exhibit Trains and Boats and Planes, Site specific window installation at ‘Roadside Attractions' 911 Davenport Road, Toronto ON
2009 PHOTO-OP juried exhibition John B. Aird Gallery Toronto ON
2007 Solo exhibit untitled site specific window installation at ‘Roadside Attractions' 911 Davenport Road, Toronto ON with writer Melanie Tinken
2006 Speakeasy Photography Show, Contact Photography Festival, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2005 Illuminating Developments: Images, Objects and the Use of Light, Tower Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY Brockport, NY Curated by Tim Massey
2004 Solo exhibit To See and Be Seen, Zypr Gallery, Toronto, ON
2003 A Body Called Light Vitrine Exhibition Cases Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON.
2002 Solo exhibit To See and Be Seen, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson, VT
Selected Press & Publications
2020 Artistry Behind the Scenes – When It Shines Blog by Toronto Outdoor Art Fair https://bit.ly/315GqZv
2020 An Interview with Nicola Woods by the London Urban Tree Festival https://bit.ly/33WcukA
2019 Spotlight: Nicola Woods On Her Unique Process by Yonge & St. Clair Business Association https://bit.ly/3mR39l5
2018 The Trees Amongst Us Interview with LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests https://bit.ly/3mTqDWw
2011 Artwork included in poiesis: a journal of the arts and communication, Vol 13. "The Head of Orpheus: Voice, Song and the Poetics of Resistance and Transformation.
2004 To See and Be Seen: A Response” by Melanie Isis Tinken. Exhibition essay for Zypr gallery
2005 nor bookwork, Montréal, Québec and Toronto, ON.
2003 Visual Voice - CUIT radio interview
2002 Body as (ready to be re-) made curated by Pam Patterson, exhibition catalogue
2000 inversions magazine “Women and Humour” Editor - Amy Karlinsky