M.A. Art History (Paleolithic Studies), l’Université Lumière Lyon; Lyon, France

B.A. Visual & Critical Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago




· X Materia – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco

· Black and White (Nationally juried exhibition) – Core New Art Space; Denver

· Solo Exhibition – Gallery 1317; San Francisco

· Cracking Nutshells – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco

· Purely Abstract (Nationally juried exhibition) – Healdsburg Center for the Arts; Healdsburg

· Kat Greene & Nikki Vismara (Two person exhibition) – Barba Contemporary Art; Palm Springs

· The stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles – The Venice Kinney; Los Angeles

· Modernism Week Palm Springs – Gallery 925; Palm Springs

· Artspan Benefit Art Auction (Juried Exhibition) – SOMArts; San Francisco

· The stARTup Art Fair San Francisco: Group Exhibition with ArtSpan – Hotel del Sol; San Francisco



· Nikki Vismara & Gerald Arrington: Slate Art Offsite Exhibition – Oakland City Center; Oakland

· Burning Bright – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco   

· The Depth of Perception – Barba Contemporary Art; Palm Springs

· Marching Home – The Tides Thoreau Center for Sustainability at The Presidio; San Francisco

· Nikki Vismara (Solo Exhibition) – The San Francisco Zen Center; San Francisco   

· Tracks and Echoes – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco

· Simone Beckett Gallery / Capstone Art – artwork on consignment; Los Gatos

· Khrome Studios – The San Francisco Design Center; San Francisco



· SF Scenes – Gallery 1317; San Francisco

· 100 Years, 100 Artists – The Kondos Gallery at Sacramento City College; Sacramento

· Art for Asylum: LGBT Asylum Project Fundraiser – Like Minded Gallery; San Francisco

· ArtSpan/Art-In-Neighborhoods: Paintings exhibited at PianoFight, The Mosser Hotel, & Hotel Adagio; San Francisco



· Featured Artist: Beauty Week – Saks' Fifth Avenue Union Square; San Francisco

· Nicole Vismara and Ellen Markoff – Lennar Urban at One Sansome; San Francisco

· Fall Open Studios & Spring Open Studios at Hunter's Point Shipyard Artist Studios; San Francisco

· ArtSpan: SF Open Studios 40th Anniversary Exhibition – SomArts; San Francisco


2002 - 2014

· Solo Exhibition – The Pick Me Up; Lyon, France

· Solo Exhibition  – Wilfrid Karloff; Lyon, France

· Solo Exhibition  – Appartement 16; Lyon, France

· Solo Exhibition  – Hays; Lyon, France

· Solo Exhibition – Gallery 14; Sacramento

· Monthly Mosaic: Nicole Vismara & Stefan Burnett, Sac News & Review; Sacramento

· 5th Annual Short Film Festival of Caen; Caen, France

· Frank Zamora: Mentor & Mentees – 20th Street Art Gallery; Sacramento

· Feast for the Eyes – Blue Line Art Gallery; Roseville

· Solo Exhibition – L Street Lofts Pop Up Exhibition; Sacramento



∙ Committee Member: ArtSpan Fall Open Studios Committee; San Francisco (2017-2018)

∙ Residential and corporate staging (DZINE LivingSlate Art Consulting); San Francisco Bay Area

∙ In-store Artist: Molton Brown at Neiman Marcus & Saks Fifth Avenue; San Francisco

∙ Artists in Conversation – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco

Visual Merchandising Freelance Associate; Saks' Fifth Avenue; San Francisco

∙ Juror: Congressional Art Competition for Nancy Pelosi at The Asian Art Museum (San Francisco); Breathe California's Clean Air Youth Art Contest (Sacramento); California State Parks Foundation's Youth Art Contest (San Francisco)

∙ Volunteer teacher: Summer Workshop Intensive at ArtSeed

∙ Adjunct Faculty – Art History, National Institute of Applied Sciences; Lyon, France (2008 – 2013)

∙ Visiting Guest Lecturer – Sacramento City College; Sacramento (2006)



· Art and Cake LA: “stARTup Art Fair 2018” by Genie Davis – February 2018

· “Fostering Creativity in the Excelsior District of San Francisco” by Patrick Canfield – March 2018

· Le Mag Francophone: "Nikki Vismara" by Annie Joly – Winter 2018

· Palm Springs Art Patron: "Dark Matter" by Christine Dodd – January/February 2018

· Arcadia Weekly: “2018 L.A. Art Fair Preview” by Jeff Davis – December 2018

· Vie Magazine: "Dirtbag City: Art & Artists of San Francisco" by Lizzie Locker – July 2017

· WhereTraveler Magazine: "San Francisco Art Scene: 11 Things to Watch" by Brittney Shoot – October 2016

∙ One Hundred Years, One Hundred (And Twenty) Artists: An Exhibition Featuring Seven Decades of Sacramento City College Art; Sacramento City Art Department Centennial Exhibition – 2016

· Inside the City, Cover Artist; Sacramento – 2009 & 2013