Nic won his first art prize at age thirteen, published his first photograph at age 17 and studied photography, journalism and interior design.
As a press photographer from 1977 Nic photographed hard news and sport, people, motoring, fashion, theatre, travel, human interest. As a journalist he reported hard news and court proceedings, and he was his newspaper’s crime reporter and defence correspondent.
After graduating from Interior Design in 1986, Nic worked as a designer for an exhibition firm and later an advertising agency. In 1991 he started his own exhibition company and designed and built exhibition stands and pavilions internationally.
Nic returned to concentrate on only photography and design when he moved to Sydney, Australia in 2004. His photographs and artwork have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions.
In 2015 he created a range of fabric designs and won an international silver medal for his book Art for Interior Designers.