Nicolas Urquiza was born in Argentina. and currently resides in New York City where he alternates between fine art and commercial art. He focuses on painting, photography, fashion, art direction, and various aspects of design.
His art career began at the age of 15, when he won first prize in an art competition at the local museum of his native city of Parana. He attended The University of Architecture and Industrial Design in Buenos Aires, but later found his real vocation under the guidance of his mentor Carlos Bisolino at the private art school Sara Garcia Uriburu.