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 awards and residencies including a Fulbright to Iceland, a Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Grant, an Artist Trust Fellowship, a Larry Sommers Printmaking Fellowship, and the Manifest Prize. Her work has been in over 80 national and international exhibitions and is in collections including the University of California, Santa Barbara; University of Iowa Museum of Art; Zayed University, United Arab Emirates; and the Proyecto Ace Print Collection in Buenos Aires.
Nicole regards both her professional practice and pedagogy as powerful sites for intellectual, artistic, and ethical transformation. She is committed to arts education and has been a visiting artist at colleges across the country, giving workshops and lectures. Since 2012, Nicole has been an Assistant Professor of Art at Whitman College where she teaches printmaking and book arts.
This ART 158 lecture series event took place February 10, 2016, in the University of Utah Art Building, Salt Lake City, UT. Made possible through the generous support of the Carmen Morton Christensen Endowment, the University of Utah Department of Art & Art History, the College of Fine Arts, and ASUU.