Nicole Laxton graduated Cum Laude from the Open Window Art Institute in South Africa in 2017 and received an award for being the Top Student in the faculty. She double majored in Photography and Communications Design.
In 2017 she was awarded a Craft Gold Loerie for Photography for her artists book titled "Remember Sarajeo".
Ranked 4th Top Fine Art Photographer in the USA in 2020 by One Eyeland Awards
IPA Fine Art Book Category Winner