Nicole Pietrantoni

Curriculum Vitae

Lives and works in Walla Walla, Washington, USA


2010 MFA with Honors, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Major: Printmaking, Minor: Intermedia

2009 MA University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Major: Printmaking, Minor: Drawing and Painting

2003 BS Vanderbilt University, Magna Cum Laude, Nashville, TN
Double Major: Human and Organizational Development and Art History

Lorenzo de Medici Art Institute, Semester Abroad, Florence, Italy


2017 – Present
Associate Professor of Art, Printmaking and Book Arts, , Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

2012 – 2017
Assistant Professor of Art, Printmaking and Book Arts, , Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

2011 – 2012
Visiting Assistant Professor, Printmaking, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2009 – 2010
Instructor of Record, Printmaking and Intermedia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


The Graves Award in the Humanities, $10,000 award for excellence in humanities teaching and research, administered by Pomona College, CA

The Artist Trust Fellowship, $7,500 award, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

The Manifest Prize, Solo Exhibition and $1500 award, Manifest Creative Research Gallery & Drawing Center

The Print Center’s 89th Annual International Competition, Semi-finalist

Larry Sommers Art Fellowship, $2000 fellowship to support new artistic work, Seattle Print Arts

2010 - 2011
Fulbright Grant to Iceland, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State

Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Scholarship, $22,000 fellowship for research, study, and travel in Iceland

Research Fellowship, University of Iowa

Art in State Buildings Commission & Artist-in-Residence at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Clinic, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

2008 - 2009
Elizabeth Catlett Fellowship, University of Iowa

2007 - 2009
Dean’s Graduate Fellowship, University of Iowa

2007 - 2008
Leola Bergmann and Iowa Print Group Graduate Fellowship, University of Iowa

Paula Patton Grahame Fellowship, University of Iowa

Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Fellowship, $18,500 fellowship for research, study, and travel, Vanderbilt University


Thomas D. Howells Award for Distinguished Teaching in Humanities and Arts, Whitman College
Aid for Scholarly & Instructional Development, Whitman College

Visiting Educator Grant, funds for social justice poster workshop and lecture with Favianna Rodriguez, Whitman College

Aid for Scholarly & Instructional Development, Whitman College

Visiting Educator Grant, funds for workshops with Karen Kunc, Whitman College

Aid for Scholarly & Instructional Development, Whitman College

Visiting Educator Grant, funds for workshops with Lee Marchalonis, Whitman College


Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
Jurors: Nina Katchadourian, Jacques Kaufmann, and Richard Saxton

Purple Word Center for Book & Paper Arts, Jackson, MI
Juror: Ben Rhineheart

2013 Venice Printmaking Studio, Emerging Artist Editions Program, Murano, Italy

2011 Akureyri Artists Studio, Municipality of Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland

2010 SÍM RES, Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavík, Iceland

2008 Ora Lerman Charitable Trust Fellowship, Laceyville, PA


*Solo and Two-person Exhibitions

*Sarah Spurgeon Gallery (upcoming)
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

*The Tumbling Oracle
Coos Art Museum, Perkins Gallery, solo
Coos Bay, OR

*Alas, Alack
The Kimball Art Center, solo
Park City, UT

*What you saw is not the sea
Eastern Washington University, solo
Cheney, WA

*The Falls
Dodd Galleries, University of Georgia, solo
Athens, GA

San Juan Islands Museum of Art, solo
Friday Harbor, WA

Natural Complexities
Nicole Longnecker Gallery, two-person
Houston, TX

*This, Our Warmest Year, solo
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia

*The Manifest Prize, solo
Manifest Creative Research Gallery & Drawing Center, Cincinatti, OH

*Implications, solo
Quigley Gallery, Clarke University, Dubuque, IA

*Build Your Own Landscape, solo
Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

A Record of Loss & Abundance
Phoenix Gallery, with Devon Wootten, Butte, MT

Foundry Vineyards, with Maya Lin, Walla Walla, WA

*Implications, solo
Gallery 2, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Middle West, with Amy Sacksteder
University Center Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

New Works, with Allison Hyde
1078 Gallery, Chico, CA

*Stories-so-far: Constructions of Landscape, solo
State College of Florida Fine Art Gallery, Brandenton, FL

[re]producing desire, with Rick Martinez and Charly Bloomquist
Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

Points of Interest, with John Folsom
Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN

*Know Your Place, solo,
Íslensk Grafík Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

*Souvenirs/Signs, solo
Galleribox, Akureyri, Iceland

*This Places You, solo
MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Sculpture Gallery, Iowa City, IA

*Kiss the Ground You Walk On, solo
MA Thesis Exhibition, The Porch Gallery, Iowa City, IA

Your Silver Lining, with Nicole Donnelly
Drewelowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

New Works by Nicole Pietrantoni and Jonathan Prichard
TAG Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

*Gestation, solo
Hamblet Award Winner Exhibition, Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, TN

*Juried and Group Exhibitions


Printmaking Legacy Project: Forward Press (upcoming)
American University Museum, Katzen Center for the Arts, Washington, DC
Curator: Susan Goldman

Horizons: As Above So Below (upcoming)
Portsmouth Arts & Culture Center
Curator: Gayle Paul

Freed Formats: The Book Reconsidered (upcoming)
Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT
Ridgefield Guild of Artists Guild, Ridgefield, CT
Ridgefield Library, CT
Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac, NY
Mahopac Public Library, NY
Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT
University of Hartford Art School, CT
Curators: Alice Walsh & Chris Perry

Encountering Our Indelible Mark: IMPACT International Printmaking Conference
Santander, Spain
Curators: Hannah and Blake Sanders

Jundt Museum of Art: 1st Inland Northwest Juried Landscape Exhibition
Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Juror: Paul Manoguerra

Study of Site and Space
950 Gallery, Tacoma, WA
Curator: Allison Hyde

The Print: Tried & True, Techno & New
Constellation Studios, Lincoln, NE
Curator: Karen Kunc

Eastern Michigan University School of Art & Design
Curators: Amy Sacksteder and Brendan Fey

Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints
Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
Curator: Star Varner

Landscape Now
Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
Curator: Hannah Skoonberg

Whitman College Art Faculty Exhibition
Sheehan Gallery, Walla Walla, WA
Curators: Kynde Kiefel and Daniel Forbes

*11th Turner Museum National Print Exhibition
Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA
Juror: Erin Sullivan Maynes

*Gallery 110’s 7th Annual Juried Exhibition
Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
Juror: Maiza Hixson

Seeing it Again: Nature Reconsidered
The Holter Museum, Helena, MT
Curator: Trey Hill and Kevin Bell

Desire Lines
Saturate Spokane, Spokane, WA
Curator: Rachel Smith


*8th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro
Alijo, Portugal
Curator: Nuno Canelas

Statements on Nature: A Survey of Printmaking Today
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, HI
Curator: Neida Bangerter

*Seeing It Again: Nature Reconsidered
Patton-Malott Gallery, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
Curator: Kevin Bell

Humans & Landscape
Elizabeth Holden Art Gallery, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Curator: Erin Castellan

Dealer's Choice
Kimbal Arts Center, Park City, Utah
Curator: Nancy Stoaks

Doghead Stew: The Second Course
Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, Pendleton, OR
Visual Arts Center at Boise State University, Boise, ID
Curators: Melanie Yazzie & Elizabeth Klimek

Terminal 136 Gallery, University of Texas at San Antonio
Curator: Emily Verkamp

Spokane Art School Print Media Exhibition
Spokane Art School, Spokane, WA
Curator: Scott Kolbo

Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay
All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton, OK
Kenosha Museum System, Kenosha, WI
Trout Gallery, Art Museum of Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
Curators: Emily Arthur, John Hitchcock, and Marwin Begaye


*Manly Library Artists' Book Award Exhibition
Manly Library, Australia
Jurors: Helen Cole, Senior Librarian and Coordinator of the Australian Library of Art and Steven Miller, Head of the Art Gallery of NSW Research Library and Archive

Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, MI
Juror: Ben Rhineheart
*Best of Show*

*Beyond Printmaking IV: 2015 National Juried Exhibition
Landmark Arts, Gallery of the Texas Tech School of Art, Lubbock, TX
Juror: Kevin Haas

*Navigating the Natural
Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay
Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, St. Augustine, FL
Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI
The A.D. Gallery at the University of North Carolina-Pembroke, NC
Curators: Emily Arthur, John Hitchcock, and Marwin Begaye

Doghead Stew: Second Serving
Gallery 239 at Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
Curators: Melanie Yazzie and Elizabeth Klimek

The Book as Art
Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education, Tulsa, OK
Curator: Michelle Martin

*Favor de Tocar/Please Touch: 2nd Annual International Artists' Books Exhibition
Lia Libro de Artista, Larva Forum, Guadaljara, Mexico
Jurors: Peter Rutledge Koch, Martha Hellion, Alex Dorfsman, Gutierre Aceves, Leon Nol Plascensia
*Awarded Honorable Mention*

*The Book as Art: Expanding the Limits
The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decataur
Jurors: Alexander Campos, Mary Murphy, and Barbara Tetenbaum

*Book Power: Redux: An International Juried Book Art Exhibition
23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR
University of Puget Sound, Puget Sound, OR
Jurors: Laura Russell, Jane Carlin, and MalPina Chan

*Next: A Biennial of Contemporary Prints
Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, TX
Juror: Yizhak Elyashiv

*Accreted Terrane
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
Jurors: Lisa Young and David Francis

*Hamblet Award Anniversary Exhibition
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Juror: Saralyn Reece Hardy

*Impress(ed): American Printmakers
Berkowitz Gallery, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI

The Brink Gallery, Missoula, MT
Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

Token Gesture
The Museum of Art and Science, McAllen, TX

*Mid-America Print Council Juried Members Exhibition
McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown OH
Juror: Anita Jung

*Pacific States Biennial National Exhibition
University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Juror: Karen Kunc *Purchase Award*

*Los Angelos Printmakers Society 21st National Juried Exhibition
California State University, Northridge, CA
Juror: Jack Rutberg

College of Southern Nevada Fine Art Gallery, North Las Vegas, NV
University of Wyoming, Post Rural, Laramie, WY

Dry Ice
Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, WA
Curator: Ron Glowen

24th Annual International Juried Exhibition
Viridian Artists, New York, NY
Curator: Vernita Nemec, "Director's Choice" presentation

*10 x 10 x 10
Mighty Tieton Arts, Tieton, WA
Jurors: Linda Tesner and Justin Gibbens

Viewers Like You
Frontier Space, invitational portfolio exchange and exhibition, Missoula, MT
Curator: Jack Metcalf

Indi Go Gallery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Curator: Christina McClelland

Ora Lerman Charitable Trust Anniversary Exhibition
The Hope Horn Gallery, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
Curators: David Ostwald and Darlene Miller-Lanning

Token Gesture
IMPACT Printmaking Conference, Dundee, Scotland
Rocky Mountain Print Alliance Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Curator: Stephanie Dykes

*Building New Traditions: The 9th Turner National Print Competition
The Turner Print Museum, California State University, Chico, CA
Juror: Franklin Sirmins, Curator of Contemporary Art, LACMA,
*Awarded Honorable Mention*

*Beyond Printmaking III: National Juried Exhibition
Landmark Arts at the Texas Tech University School of Art
Juror: Melanie Yazzie
*Awarded Second Prize*

COCA Seattle - Center for Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Curator: David Francis

The Idea of North
Grafíksafn Íslands/Icelandic Printmakers’ Gallery, international exhibition and portfolio exchange, Reykjavík, Iceland

Wild Ink
University of Alaska-Anchorage, exhibition and portfolio exchange, Anchorage, AK

Reykjanes Art Museum, Reykjanesbær, Iceland
Curator: Adelsteinn Ingolfson

Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

ISLAND: 22 Artists on Iceland
CAVE & Eastern Michigan University, Detroit, MI
Curators: Amy Sacksteder & Greg Tom

Fixing the Sky
Brick & Mortar, Brooklyn, NY

Annual Faculty Exhibition
University of Montana Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula, MT

*National Invitational Printmaking Exhibition
Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
Juror: Anita Jung

Wanted: Wall Work
1078 Gallery, Chico, CA

Supreme Council of Higher Beings
Center for Icelandic Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

Center for Icelandic Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

University of Iowa MFA Exhibition
Figgee Museum of Art, Davenport, IA

Faux Show: Missionaries of the Free Art School
Open Lot, Nashville, TN

Galerija Studio Artlan, Rijeka, Croatia

Fit to Print
The South Gallery, Florida State College, Jacksonville, FL

Systems of Circumstance
Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA

Art Likes Ecology & Ecology Likes Art
I-Gallery, Iowa City, IA

Snow Gallery, Nashville, TN

Project Oko Sokolovo
Galerija Studio Artlan, Rijeka, Croatia

MFA Exhibition
University of Iowa Fine Arts Gallery, Iowa City, IA, 2007

Lucky 7
TAG Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

Iowa Printmakers
Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA

*9th International Open
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Juror: Margaret Hawkins

Art Chicago
TAG Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Clear Box Project
Ruby Green Contemporary Art Center, Nashville, TN

The Fugitive Art Center, Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt Alumni Exhibition
Southeastern College Art Conference, Ingram Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

Prints from the Plate Tone Press Printmakers’ Co-Op
The Plowhaus, Nashville, TN

Postopia: Poster and Print Show
TAG Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt Alumni Exhibition
Ingram Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

*51st Mid-States Art Exhibition
Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN

*Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition
The Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, permanent collection exhibition, Nashville, TN


Surface Tensions, SGCI Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Curator: Cynthia Nourse Thompson

Frogman’s Annual Portfolio Exchange, Council Bluffs, IA, Curator: Jeremy Menard

Worldbuilding, SGCI Conference, Portland, OR, Curators: Janet Ballweg and Troy Richards

Doghead Stew III, SGCI Conference, Portland, OR, Curators: Elizabeth Klimek and Melanie Yazzie

Constructed Horizons, University of North Texas, Curator: Melody Vaughn

Doghead Stew II, SGCI Conference, Knoxville, TN, Curators: Elizabeth Klimek and Melanie Yazzie

Dialogos E Interpretaciones III: The World, Pembroke, NC & Manizales, Columbia, Curators: Jules Floss & Jorge Rodriguez Osorio

Native Animals from Our Homelands, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Curator: Melanie Yazzie

Dialogos E Interpretaciones II, Pembroke, NC & Manizales, Columbia, Curators: Jules Floss & Jorge Rodriguez Osorio

Token Gesture, Salt Lake City, UT, Curator: Stephanie Dykes, Saltgrass Printmakers,

Crossing Paths, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Curator: Melanie Yazzie

The Vintage Circus Poster, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Curator: Melanie Yazzie

Viewers Like You, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, Curator: Jack Metcalf

The Idea of North, Iceland, Curator: Nicole Pietrantoni and the Icelandic Printmakers’ Association

LA Purchase, Easley, SC, Curator: Lee Simmons

After the Gator Fest, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Curator: Melanie Yazzie

Wild Ink, University of Alaska-Anchorage, Anchorage, AK

Flight, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

From All Directions, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Curator: Melanie Yazzie

Love and Misplacement, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Curator: Erin Maurelli


University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Portland State University, Portland, OR

University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art , Athens, GA

Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, WA

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Anna Leonowens Gallery, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Visual Arts Nova Scotia, En Route Artist Talk Series, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Redbrick Arts Center, Aspen, CO

Millsaps College, Jackson, MI

University of Puget Sound, Collins Library, Tacoma, WA

Minot State University, Minot, ND

Washington State University, Gallery 2, Pullman, WA

Walla Walla Public Library, , Public Art Practices: New Possibilities for Engaged Placemaking," co-presented with Michelle Acuff,Big Idea Talks for Humanities Washington, Walla Walla, WA

Whitman College, Sheehan Gallery, Walla Walla, WA

State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

Icelandic Printmakers' Association Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Figge Museum of Art,Davenport, IA

Penland School of Crafts, Printmaking Studio Assistant Presentation, Penland, NC

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Local Artist Lecture Series, Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University Fine Art Gallery,Nashville, TN



Eastern Washington University, bookmaking workshop focusing on found text, with Devon Wootten, Cheney, WA


University of Georgia – Lamar Dodd School of Art, edition of artists’ books, Athens, GA

Brookhaven College, bookbinding workshops, Dallas, TX


Anderson Ranch Arts Center, The Art of the Book: Explorations in Nature, 1 week course co-taught with Devon Wootten, Snowmass Village, CO

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist, accordion book demonstration, Lincoln, NE

Boidown College, Marvin Bileck Printmaking Project Visiting Artist, laser-cut intaglio plates & drum leaf bookbinding, Brunswick, ME

Puget Sound University, alternative intaglio printmaking demonstrations, Tacoma, WA

Flat Tail Press, “A Glitch in the Matrix: Variation and the Evolving Print," edition of prints and artists' books, Minot State University, Minot, ND

Montana State University, alternative intaglio printmaking demonstrations and artist lecture, Bozeman, MT

Icelandic Printmaker's Association, monoprinting workshops, Reykjavík, Iceland


Panelist, Typography as Topography, SGC International Conference, Las Vegas, NV

CODEX Artists’ Book Fair, San Francisco, CA

Session Co-Chair, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Can We Have It All? Art, Ambition, & Family, Inkubator Session, Portland, OR

Panelist, Southern Graphics Council International, Midwest Matrix: Colliding Currents, Education Panel, New Orleans, LA

Panelist, Samtal um Grafík/Icelandic Print Dialogue Day, The Expanded Field of Print: An American Perspective,, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland

Presenter, School of Art, University of Montana, Grants and Residencies for Emerging Artists: Sustaining and Investing in Your Artistic Practice, Missoula, Montana

Co-Presenter, School of Art, University of Montana, Fulbright Workshop for Creative Arts Applications, Missoula, Montana

Panel Co-Chair, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Regional Print Dialects: Pinning Specific Visual Languages to Location, Philadelphia, PA

Panel Chair, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Professional Development Opportunities for the Emerging Printmaker, Chicago, IL

Panelist, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Shortcuts for More Pleasing Realities: How Computers Make Our Art, Richmond, VA

Presenter, Creative work and research presentation, 10th Annual James F. Jakobsen Graduate Conference for Interdisciplinary Study, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Panel Chair, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Artist as Cultural Diplomat: International Artist Residency Programs, Kansas City, MO

Panelist, Southeastern College Art Conference, A Digital Portfolio Standard for Visual Artists, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Participant, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Madison, WI

Presenter, Tennessee Association of Museums, Excellence in Museums: Raising the Bar and Curators, Registrars, and Exhibit Designers Roundtable, Knoxville, TN

Panelist, Nashville Artist’s Guild, State of the Visual Arts in Nashville, Nashville, TN

Presenter, Professional Development Workshop, Association for Visual Artists, Chattanooga, TN

Presenter, Governor’s Regional Conferences on the Arts, Tips for Writing Strong Grants, Knoxville, Dickson, and Memphis, TN

Invitational Roundtable, Southern Arts Federation Visual Arts Summit, Atlanta, GA

Participant, Federal Regulation & the Cultural Landscape, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN



SGC International Annual Student Fellowships


Tamastklit Cultural Institute, Artworkz Student Exhibition, Pendleton, OR

Coos Bay Art Museum, Ink & Print Northwest Print Exhibition, Coos Bay, OR


Pendleton Arts Center, Regional Art Awards, Pendleton, OR

Manifest Gallery: International Photography Annual 5, Cincinatti, OH


Mid-America Print Council Travel Awards

Nebraska National, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE


Artists’ Books, Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS

Navigating the Natural, Visual Art Exchange Main Gallery, Raleigh, NC


Americas 2013: Paperworks, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND


Scholastic Art Awards, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN


Artclectic, University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN

Belle Meade Plantation Arts Fair, Nashville, TN

City of Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival, Knoxville, TN

Memphis International Film Festival, Memphis, TN


2nd National De’VIA Exhibition, League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Nashville, TN

16th Annual White Oak Craft Fair, Woodbury, TN



“Building a Conduit for Creativity and Connection: An Interview with James Lavadour of Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts,” Mid America Print Council Journal, Volume 21: Printmaking as a Form of Social Practice, Fall/Winter 2013.
“International Connections: An Interview with Valgerdur Hauksdóttir,” Mid America Print Journal, Spring/Summer 2011.

Í máli og myndum, artwork published in Norwegian publication by Catrine Thorstensen and Torgeir Husevaag.

“Thoughts on the Post Graduate Experience,” Graphic Impressions, Winter/Spring 2010.

Tennessee Arts Commission 40th Anniversary Individual Artist Fellowship Catalogue, August 2007.

“A Complex Weave: Cheekwood exhibit follows the 20th century evolution of craft,” The Nashville Scene, October 21, 2005.

“Inside Outsider Art: Varied exhibit at TAG Art Gallery raises pertinent questions about
how to define the terms folk art and outsider art,” The Nashville Scene, June 10, 2005.

“Lines of Communication: Kennedy Center exhibit battles stereotypes and facilitates expression
by autistic artists,” The Nashville Scene, May 6, 2004.

“From Chicago to Kentucky: Judy Chicago’s collaborative “At Home: A Kentucky Project” gives
a view into the complexity of modern-day women’s art," The Nashville Scene, March 11, 2004.

“Patterns of Mutation: Mark Mothersbaugh’s digitally manipulated photographs are peculiar
and well-crafted, but end up resorting to formula,” The Nashville Scene, March 4, 2004.


Kelly Skeen, “Art That Awakens: Kimball’s Alas Alack is a visually stimulating installation with an intelligent, meaningful message,” 15 Bytes: Utah’s Art Magazine, February 21, 2018.

Allison Saunders, “Nicole Pietrantoni’s “New Natural,” Visual Arts News, Fall 2015.

Marcia Morse, Statements on Nature: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, exhibition catalogue, January 2016.

3rd International Photography Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinatti, OH, 2014.

“News of the Print World: Selected New Editions,” Art in Print: The Global Journal of Prints and Ideas, January – February 2014, Volume 3, Number 5. p. 47

Sara Estes, “Critics’ Picks: Nicole Pietrantoni, Build Your Own Landscape,” Nashville Scene, May 2014.

E. Ashley Rooney & Stephanie Standish, American Printmakers, Atglen PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2013. Forthcoming survey of American print artists.

Cory Walsh, “Illusory nature of wilderness: Artists’ collaboration illustrates how light, shadows change our perception,” Missoulian, March 8, 2013.

Bonnie Ertlet, "Landscape Shadows: Alumna pushes printmaking boundaries," Vanderbilt Magazine, Winter 2013.

Dona Lee, Interview, “Nicole Pietrantoni on Culture Coast,” Radio Ear Network, November 19, 2012.

John Carlos Cantu, "EMU exhibit finds surprising links between Iceland and Detroit," Ann Arbor Newspaper, November 23, 2011.

Malaika Bass, "Student Center hosts Iceland-inspired exhibit," The Eastern Echo, November 16, 2011.

Adelsteinn Ingolfson, Reykjanes Art Museum Exhibition Catalogue, Prykkt/Print, April, 2010.

Rachelle H. Saltzman, Ph.D, “Artist building bridges,” Iowa Arts Council Newsletter, Spring 2009.

Daniel Williamson, “Getting screen-printing instructions,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, April 8, 2009.

Joe Nolan, “Critic’s Picks, The Nashville Scene, July 12, 2007.

David Maddox, “Critic’s Picks”, The Nashville Scene, September 25, 2006.

David Maddox, “Common Currents: Obsessive drawing and borrowed imagery figure in the work of two young artists at TAG”, The Nashville Scene, March 15, 2006.

Alan Bostick, “Two Artists Share Their Vision at TAG,” The Tennessean, March 12, 2006.

Greg Stein, “What’s New in Museums & Galleries,” Nashville NFocus, Spring 2006.

Jessica Friedman, “Critic’s Picks,” The Nashville Scene, March 3, 2006.

Arts Policy Currents, Curb Center Newsletter feature, Spring/Summer 2005.

“The Arts & Culture: Gestation — recent works by Nicole Pietrantoni,” Vanderbilt Magazine, Spring 2005.

Julie Roberts, “Critic’s Picks,” The Nashville Scene, January 12, 2005.

Adrienne Outlaw, “Nicole Pietrantoni’s Gestation,” WPLN 90.3 Nashville Public Radio, January 12, 2005.

Alan Bostick, “Year of travel and study results in Gestation,” The Tennessean, December 26, 2004.


2018 – 2020
SGC International, Past President, Executive Board

2016 - 2018
SGC International, President

2014 - 2016
SGC International, Vice President, Outreach

2009 - 2011
SGC International, Student Representative

Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, Adjudicator

Iowa Arts Council, Major Cultural Grant Review Panelist

Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Grant Review Panelist

2006 - 2008
SGC International, Vice President of Internal Affairs


Studio Coordinator, Printmaking Department, University of Iowa, Fall Semester, Iowa City, IA

Lab Technician and Assistant to Master Printer, Hand Print Workshop International, Summer, Washington, DC

2004 - 2007
Director, Visual Art, Craft, and Media Program, Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN

Research Assistant, Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Exhibitions Program Assistant, Cultural Enrichment Department at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


2012 - present Artist Trust, Member

2012 - present College Book Arts Association, Member

2010 - present Mid-America Print Council, Member

2009 - present College Art Association, Member

2006 - present Southern Graphics Council International, Member


Yale University, Robert Haas Family Arts Library, New Haven, CT
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
The Collection of the Icelandic Printmakers' Association, Reykjavík, Iceland
Proyecto Ace Print Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cork Printmakers, Cork, Ireland
Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hilo, HI
Lawerence University, Appleton, WI
Leifur Eiríksson Foundation, Richmond, VA
Permanent Collection of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Texas Tech University Museum, Artist Printmaker Research Collection, Lubbock, TX
University of California, Santa Barbara, Special Collections, Santa Barbra, CA
University of Colorado, Special Collection, Boulder, CO
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA