2013          MFA    School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University
                              Studio Arts
2008          BA    University of Pittsburgh
                             Studio Arts, History of Art and Architecture (Summa Cum Laude)


2014          Blanche E. Colman Award
2013          Tufts University Graduate Travel Grant (Switzerland)
2012          Solo Exhibition Award, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                  Montague International Travel Grant (Italy)
2011           Graduate Merit Scholarship: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2010          Graduate Merit Scholarship: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2008          AJ Schneider Award
                   Office of Experiential Learning Small Grant 

Solo Exhibitions

2016          Inbound, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
2015          Merged, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2015          VOLTA NY Art Fair, Pier 90 (Jonathan Ferrara Gallery), New York, NY
2013          Cut, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                  Catch and Release: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fourth Wall Project, Boston, MA
                  Connections, Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA

Select Group Exhibitions

2017          Go Where the Map Takes You, Osher Map Library, Portland, ME
                  The Art of Watching: Privacy and the Public Eye, 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH
                  Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
                  Temporal Gestalt, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
2016          Cut Up/Cut Out, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA (Traveling)
                  Exchange x JFG, Galerie Jochen Hempel, Berlin, Germany
                  Demarcate, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2015          If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home, Children's Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
                  Expanded Media, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
                  Music Box, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO
                  34, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
2014          The Miami Project Art Fair (Jonathan Ferrara Gallery), Miami, FL
                  Paper, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
                  Texas Contemporary 2014, (Jonathan Ferrara Gallery), Houston, TX
                  Out of Bounds 2014, Rockport Art Association, Rockport, MA
                  Mark of the Feminine, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
                  VOLTA10 Art Fair (Jonathan Ferrara Gallery), Basel, Switzerland
2013          The Miami Project Art Fair (Jonathan Ferrara Gallery), Miami, FL
                  You Are Here, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
                  Lovin’ it, Symbol and Contradiction, Bromer Art Collection, Roggwil, Switzerland
                  Mapping the Way, Walford Mill Crafts, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, UK
                  Annual Artist Members Show, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2012          Pop Up Art Show, The Annex @ Canal Street Gallery, Houston, TX
                  No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                  What’s Big is Little/What’s Little is Big, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
                  To Kill a Mocking Bird—Loss of Innocence, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
                  Anywhere But Here, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
                  The Medium is the Message, Worcester Windows, Worcester, MA
                  Re-Purpose, CCBC Cantonsville Campus Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
                  Portrait Show, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2011           3-Hour Museum, Gallery 535, Boston, MA
                  There, there, The Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City, UT
                  Chain Letter, Sampson Projects, Boston, MA
                  Area Artists Group Show, Woodshed Gallery, Franklin, MA
                  Green, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
                  30 Under 30, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2010          Flux, Ghostprint Gallery, Richmond, VA
                  Unstill’d, 5405 Broad Street, Pittsburgh, PA
                  Yinz Play! Children’s Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2009         The Brew House Annual Member Exhibition, Space 101 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
                  Behind Our Scenes, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2008         In the Making, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
                  Naestved International Exhibition of Contemporary Mini Square Prints, Naestved Cultural Centre
                  and Museum, Denmark                                          

Curatorial Projects

2009          Guest Curator: Behind Our Scenes, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA


2014          Kaleidoscope Arts Festival, Slippery Rock, PA
2013          Body Of…: Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2009         The Distillery: 4, The Brew House Association, Pittsburgh, PA


2017          Michael Upchurch, 'Cut Up/Cut Out' surprises with art on the edge, The Seattle Times, July 14
2016          Fred B. Adelson, Four Great Reasons for a Grounds for Sculpture Visit, Courier-Post, June 30
2015          John D'Addario, Two shows that map the heartland at N.O. gallery, The New Orleans Advocate, Nov 11
                  Doug McCash, Artists see the poetry in trash at Tulane University,, Sept 9
                  Karl Green. "The Art of the Portrait in the Age of the Selfie." Luxury Magazine Spring 2015: 211-17.
                  Gabrielle Selz, Critic's View: VOLTA, Taking on The Big Boys,, March 7
                  VOLTA NY Debuts at Pier 90 in Hell's Kitchen,, March 6
                  Regina Mogilevskaya, Highlights from Volta 2015,, March 5
                  Nikki Rosato at VOLTA NY,, March 2
                  VOLTA Featured Artist: Nikki Rosato,, March 2
2014          Christina Thompson, ed. Harvard Review 46 (2014): 80-83. Print.
                  Elizabeth Devlin, Out of Bounds, Art New England, November/December 2014. Print. p. 60-61.
                  Gail McCarthy, "Out of Bounds." The Gloucester Times 20 Aug. 2014: 10. Print.
                  John D'Addario, While exploring the female experience, a new group show has more to say about
                        a thriving local art scene
, The New Orleans Advocate, August 13
                  Rita A. Fucillo, Out of Bounds 2014, Art New England, July/August 2014. Print. p. 30-31.
2013          D. Eric Bookhardt, Review: Cut and The Solar Anus,, November 19
                  Tasia Kastanek, Review: Nikki Rosato at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Pelican Bomb, October 14
                  David J. Bertuca, “New Maps and Cartographic Materials.” Base Line 34.5 (2013): 11.
                  Jimmy Thomson, Creative Cartography: Nikki Rosato’s Map Sculptures, Canadian Geographic, June 30
                  Geo Graphic, Sylbie Estrada, Spain: Index Book, 2013. Print. p. 136-139.
2012          Karissa LaRen: WE ARE THE SOUNDS, Album Cover Artwork
                  Sapna Mathur, Road Maps That Take a Voyage of Their Own! Emaho Magazine, August 8
                  Jane Kenoyer, Nikki Rosato’s Roadmap Portraits and Figures, Hi-Fructose New Contemporary Art Magazine,
                           July 13
                  Griselle Rodriguez, The Roads to Creation, Quiet Lunch Magazine, May 26
                  Paper Works, Ed. Wang Shaogiang. China: Gingko Press, 2012. Print. p. 122-123.
                  Sand T Kalloch, Featured Artist: Nikki Rosato, Making the Art Seen, artSPACE@16 Online Gallery,  January 22
2011           Marni Elyse Katz, Buying from local artists, The Boston Globe Magazine, December 4
                  Poecology, Issue 1, Featured cover artist
                  Tinho da Cruz, End Piece, Cartographiti, newsletter of the British Cartographic Society, August
                  Olivia Solon, Artist creates intricate portraits out of old maps,,, May 11
                  Caroline Stanley, Nikki Rosato’s Cut-Out Map Portraits, Flavorwire, May 9
                  Caroline Davidson, Dissected Street Maps Transformed into Human Bodies,, May 5
2010          Kurt Shaw, Western Pennsylvania artists who work at museums get their due at SPACE exhibit, The
                         Tribune Review, December 27, 2010
2008         Undergrad Art on Display in Frick, The Pitt News, April 15, 2008

Related Professional Experience

2016         Visiting Artist: Guest lecturer, Young Artist Workshop, Map Yourself!
                  Grounds for Sculpture
, Hamilton, NJ
2014          Visiting Artist: Guest lecturer, Kaleidoscope Arts Festival
                  Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
2013          Visiting Artist: Guest lecturer
                  Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2012          Visiting Artist: Guest lecturer
                  Harvard University, Cambridge, MA