Nicola Bond was born in Cornwall. She completed an Art Diploma at Cornwall College and then went on to study Printed Textile Design at Loughborough College of Art & Design. After completing her degree, she moved to Oxford, then worked as a freelance textile designer before getting a job at the Bodleian Library.
She moved back to Cornwall in the 1990s, where she started to paint. Her still lifes have been exhibited at several galleries in Cornwall.
2017: Imagine Falmouth, Falmouth Art Gallery (11 Nov-20 Jan)
2019: Imagine Falmouth, Falmouth Art Gallery (23 Nov-18 Jan)