Nikolina Petolas’s artwork is distinct, with her use of surreal dreamscapes inhabited by strange creatures and animals as a metaphor to depict the human condition; portraying questions relating to emotion and conflict both as an observation and from her own experiences.
Nikolina works with various techniques and across several mediums, including photo collage, oils and acrylics. Her work has gained multiple awards and has been shown in numerous international exhibitions as well as several art projects. Most notably, her work is included in the largest exhibition of contemporary surrealism art in the world, International Surrealism Now. She is also represented in the prestigious art publication, Lexikon Phantastischer Künstlerinnen by Gerhard Habarta.