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Nic Umbs

  • Lecturer, Photography & Imaging


BS, Biology, UW-Milwaukee
MFA, Studio Art (Photography), UW-Milwaukee


Nic Umbs is a photographer raised and based near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He studied at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, attaining his B.S. in biological sciences in 2018 and his M.F.A. in studio arts in 2021. His work uses digital, film, alternative processes, video, and applied scientific/mathematical techniques to solve image-making problems. Within his art practice, his research focuses on interpersonal relationships and the idea of family.