Nikki Vismara is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she majored in Visual and Critical Studies. In 2009, she completed a Master’s degree specializing in Paleolithic Art at l’Université Lumière in Lyon, France.
Nikki lived in France for nearly a decade, where she taught English and Art History at the university level. Her artwork draws upon a variety of themes, including her extensive travel, international humanitarian work, and urban landscape. In 2013, she returned to her native California. She currently resides in San Francisco and works out of her studio at Hunter's Point Shipyard.
Vismara’s artwork can be found in private collections in the United States and Europe.