Born and raised in Milwaukee, Nicole is a first generation multidisciplinary Mexican artist and marketing director. Whether through visual art, written word or photography, most of Nicole’s work reflects the exploration of her identity, experience and storytelling. Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts in marketing management from Alverno College with a minor in elective studies and is a proud graduate of the Milwaukee High School of The Arts. Prior to her transfer to Alverno, she spent years at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and Milwaukee Area Technical College studying photography. Nicole is a member of LUNA (Latinas Unidas eN Las Artes), a visual arts collective, and Heard Space, a multimedia performance arts collective, both based in Milwaukee. Her HOOPS Portrait Project is nationally recognized and is her current focus.