Nicholai Khan was born in Trinidad and Tobago and moved to New York City as a child. He received formal training from the Fashion Institute of Technology, but, to give his work more dimensions, he researches quantum mechanics, meditation, and studies with religious leaders and spiritual healers. He exhibits his painting collections at international galleries in New York City, Paris and London and is invited to create live street art murals around the world. He displays his artwork at renowned venues such as Art Basel Miami, Comic Con NYC, and the Magic Trade Show in Las Vegas. Various art publications and newspapers have recognized Nicholai. He wrote and illustrated the picture book Nicho the Tiger: Create Your World. He volunteers at schools and community youth programs to teach the value of creativity and focus teen aggression into constructive outlets like art.