Born and raised in NYC, Nicole Peskin got her B.A. in sculpture from Wellesley college and participated in outdoor sculptural interventions with MIT’s Reclamation Artists. Having been exposed to metalwork in graduate school she sought further training at Wentworth Institute of Technology and the Penland School of Crafts for blacksmithing. She has her MFA from Johnson State College. Nicole has been living and working in the Berkshires since 2000, first from her Pittsfield studio where she participated in Pittsfield’s Storefront Artists, and now in her Stephentown studio where she works in sculpture, installation, video, teaches, and grows corn. She has received two Pittsfield Cultural Council awards. Her work is in private collections in the United States and abroad.