After studying design, Nicolau (b. 1986) spent a few years touring Portugal as a musician with doismileoito and then with Nuno Prata.
Meanwhile, he did illustration work for musicians like Miguel Araújo and Carminho.
Among editorial works and illustrated albums, with live projects and murals in between, he recently worked with: Casa da Música, Porto Metro, Lisbon Libraries, Pato Lógico, Esporão, among others.
With Joana Estrela he guides sessions of collective and erratic drawing in Porto, the city where he cycles.