Nikki is a graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and received her Master’s Degree in Paleolithic Art from the Université Lumière in Lyon, France. She lived in France for nearly a decade and taught English & Art History at a top ranked engineering university. In addition to exhibiting overseas, she did humanitarian work in Mali in West Africa.
Nikki lives in San Francisco and has a studio at Hunter’s Point Shipyard, a decommissioned naval base and home to the country’s largest artist colony. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Shipyard Trust for the Arts. Her work has been shown at Art Basel Miami Beach, the de Young Museum in San Francisco, Palm Springs Art Fair, Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as the 12,000 square foot digital billboard at Times Square in New York City as part of the Cube Art Fair, the world's largest public art fair. She exhibits regularly, and her work can be found in private collections around the world.