Artist Profile - Nicole Pietrantoni

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Nicole Pietrantoni

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2015 Fellowship Awards
Walla Walla County



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Precipitous (installation format), Inkjet on Japanese paper, handbound into 5 accordion books, 14’ x 6’ x 1’ , 2014 . Text by Devon Wootten.

Precipitous (book format), Inkjet on Japanese paper, handbound into 5 accordion books, 13” x 9.5” x ¼”, 2014. Text by Devon Wootten.

Implications, Inkjet on Japanese paper, handbound into 30 accordion books , 9’ x 33’ x 1’, 2014 . Text by Devon Wootten .

Implications (detail), Inkjet on Japanese paper, 2014. Text by Devon Wootten .

Cloven, Inkjet on Japanese paper, bound into 5 accordion books, 12’ x 6’ x 7’, 2015. Text by Devon Wootten .

Nicole Pietrantoni 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, a Larry Sommers Printmaking Fellowship, and the Manifest Prize. Her work has been exhibited in over 75 national and international shows and is in many  collections including the University of California (Santa Barbara), University of Iowa Museum of Art,  Zayed University in United Arab Emirates and the Proyecto Ace Print Collection in Buenos Aires. Nicole received her MFA and MA in Printmaking from the University of Iowa and her BS in Human and Organizational Development and Art History from Vanderbilt University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Whitman College where she teaches printmaking and book arts.

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