Nicole Pietrantoni

Biography

Nicole Pietrantoni’s artwork explores the complex relationship between human beings and nature via installations, artists’ books, and works on paper. She is the recipient of numerous artist residencies and awards including a Fulbright to Iceland, a Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Grant, the Larry Sommers Printmaking Fellowship, and the Manifest Prize. Her work has been in over 75 national and international exhibitions and is in collections around the world.

Nicole received her MFA (with Honors) and MA in Printmaking at the University of Iowa and her BS in Art History and Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University. She has taken additional printmaking courses at the Lorenzo de Medici Institute of Art in Florence, Italy, the Penland School of Crafts, and the Edinburgh Printmakers Studio in Scotland.

Nicole was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Montana-Missoula in 2011-12 where she taught printmaking and drawing. Since 2012, she has been an Assistant Professor of Art at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where she teaches printmaking and book arts.