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Nicole takes on a limited number of commissions each year while continuing to paint for her beloved galleries across the country. Right now, the list is full, but she will open up her calendar again in May, please get in touch soon to reserve your spot. Thank you so much for your support!

Planning to give the gift of a commission?

After purchase, Nicole can email you a beautiful gift card pdf, designed by her, for you to print off!

Is there a place that is special to you, perhaps a honeymoon location or memorable vacation spot?  Do you have a room that needs a certain burst of color? Nicole is excited to finally offer commissioned paintings for her collectors, creating custom pieces in her own unique, slightly abstracted style.

Are you ready to commission a painting? Please carefully read the entire description below before purchasing a reservation. Nicole looks forward to working with you to create your one-of-a-kind painting!


1. Purchase the commission reservation listing, $200 for pieces ranging in size: 12x12 to 16x20 and $400 for any larger pieces. This holds your spot on Nicole's calendar. Purchase HERE

2. Email the following to nicolegaitan@gmail.com.


Size painting and orientation (horizontal, vertical, square).

Provide 1-3 reference photos of what you would like to have painted, if you have them. 

Provide links to your favorite 2-5 Nicole Gaitan paintings that you would like your piece to be inspired by.

Provide other thoughts on what you are hoping from your commission. Please elaborate as much as necessary, as this information is critical to a successful commission.

Colors you love:

Colors you want to avoid (this can be left blank though!): 

Specify whether or not this piece can be shown on Instagram during it’s process.

3. Sign commission contract that Nicole sends by email.

4. Pay price of commission and shipping, listed below.

  • Commission price is in addition to the reservation price.

  • Shipping is usually $70 flat rate U.S. (Canada is more, and customs fees are the responsibility of the collector. If shipping costs are of concern to you, please inquire ahead of time for an estimate.)

  • Nicole will send the invoice via email, which allows you to securely pay however you choose.

  • Once the commission agreement is signed and paid for, there are no refunds.  

5. Painting commences once paid. Painting is usually completed within 2-4 weeks of beginning.

6. Nicole emails update photos approximately halfway through. Upon completion of the painting, she will send a final photo, and collector gives approval or minor edits. Any extensive edits (as judged extensive by the artist) beyond that are subject to a 15% additional fee. 

7. Painting ships to collector! Woohoo!


What Nicole will paint: landscapes, animals, pets

What she won't paint: humans, buildings, in a style different than her own, exact duplicates of past paintings (though she’s happy to rely heavily on them for inspiration)

Materials: Acrylic paints on gallery depth stretched canvas. Please discuss with Nicole if you are looking to use a different substrate.

Countries: Commissioned paintings are only available to ship to U.S. and Canada at this time.


Prices listed do not include the$200 and $400 reservation fees. 

6x6: $150

12x12: $500

16x16: $795

16x20: $975


12x36: $1295

18x36: $1950

20x20: $1295

 24x24: $1795

 24x36: $2695

 *30x30: $2800

 *36x36: $4000

 *36x48: $5100

 *40x60: $7000

 *48x48: $6800

Larger pieces are available and different dimensions. For example:  48x72, 48x96, 36x60, etc. Please contact Nicole for specific requests.

*Larger paintings may require additional shipping charges.

 Purchase your reservation here: https://www.nkgart.com/collections/commission-reservation