b. Waukesha, WI (1989)

EDUCATION

2011, Bachelor of Fine Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Painting, Illustration, Magna Cum Laude, Baltimore, MD
2012, Immersive Program, LeaderShape Institute, Baltimore Collegetown, Baltimore, MD
2007, Summer Seminar, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Light Matter, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2016
First Cut, VisArts, Rockville, MD
2014
New Works: Nicole Mueller, St. Paul's School for Girls, Baltimore, MD
2013
Character Development, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2018
Afterglow, Love Our Island Art Walk (supported by California Arts Council, Rhythmix Cultural Works, and Downtown Alameda Business Association), Alameda, CA
Dynamism, Salesforce Transit Center Mural Project (supported by ArtSpan and Salesforce Transit Center), San Francisco, CA
2017
Overlook in Blue, Self-Initiated Mural Project (sponsored by Center Hardware, San Francisco PaintSource, and Cresco Equipment Rental), San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Regional Semi-Finalist Exhibit, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017
A Midnight Dream in San Francisco, Curate Art / La COIA, San Francisco, CA
2015
Distorted Perspectives, Artists Circle Fine Art, North Potomac, MD
2014
Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Frame Arts Warehouse, Manitoba, Canada
2013
Estudio Abierto, Proyecto 'ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina
MICA Alumni Presents: 60's Retro, Griffin Art Center, Frederick, MD
JUMBO SHRIMP, International Arts Movement, New York, NY
Appetizer, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD
2012
12 x 12, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD
MICA Commencement Exhibition, Fox 220 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2011
Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Jurors: Doreen Bolger and Philippa Hughes)
Synthspiration III part 2, The Light Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Synthspiration III part 1, Studio of the Arts, Annapolis, MD
2010
Small Wonders, Jordan Faye Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
Salon No. 7, Jordan Faye Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD

RESIDENCIES

2015
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2013
Proyecto 'ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

AWARDS & HONORS

2018
Springboard for the Arts' Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists Training Scholarship
2017
Southern Exposure Alternative Exposure Grant (for Beyond the Studio podcast)  
Mark M. Glickman and Lanette M. McClure Artist Award
2015
Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant
2011
MICA Painting Recognition Award
2010
MICA Painting Recognition Award
2008
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts' YoungArts Honorable Mention Award
2007
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Scholar

REVIEWS

2016
Mark Jenkins, "In the galleries: This quilter doesn't use fabric or threads for his patchwork," The Washington Post, August 4, 2016
Kriston Capps, "At Rockville's VisArts, Two Exhibitions of Young Artists Showcase Talent and Potential," Washington City Paper, July 28, 2016

FEATURES

2018
Alex Mak, "The New Salesforce Transit Center Murals and the Artists Behind Them," broke-ass stuart, August 16th, 2018
"Home Tour: Inside the Sunset Bungalow," Apartment34, May 16th, 2018
Sarah Koller, "This Blogger's Bungalow Makeover Is Giving Us Serious Rental Inspo," Brit+Co, May 12th, 2018
Nikhita Mahtani, "How Paint Totally Transformed a 1940s San Francisco Home," Domino Magazine, April 25th, 2018 
"Home Tour: A Bold Statement in the Sunset Bungalow," Apartment34, April 30th, 2018
Natalie Nelson, "March Artists Bring Colorful Work," Davis Enterprise, March 6th, 2018
"Submission Friday," SFMOMA Artist Blog, February 16, 2018
2017
"Carry Your Design Portfolio in Your Pocket," MOO Blog, October 18, 2017
Juror: Brock Brake, Athen B. Gallery, Create! Magazine, Issue 6, September 2017, Print.
"Nicole Paints the Town!," The ARBOL Life, June 2017 
"Featured Artist: Nicole Mueller," Create! Magazine, January 31, 2017
"Submission Friday," SFMOMA Artist Blog, January 13, 2017
2016
Liz Calka, "Forgiveness, Not Permission: Inspiration & Advice for Living Your Best (Creative!) Life" Apartment Therapy, October 28, 2016
Liz Calka, "An Artistic, Industrial Live/Work Loft in South Baltimore," Apartment Therapy, October 24, 2016
Adrienne Breaux, "How to Make a TV-Hiding Sliding Art Accent Wall," Apartment Therapy, November 8, 2016
Rebecca Wilson, "New This Week 8-1-2016," Saatchi Art, August 1, 2016
"VisArts July 2016 Exhibitions," East City Art, July 20, 2016
"BmoreArt's Picks: Baltimore Art Galleries, Openings, and Events July 19-25," BmoreArt, July 19, 2016
2015
"Featured Artist: Nicole Mueller," The Nice Niche, October 14, 2015
2014
Meaghan Ritchey, "From the Roster: Nicole Marie Mueller," Curator Magazine, August 12, 2014
2012
Maryland Institute College of Art, 2012 Annual Report 
2011
Maryland Institute College of Art, 2011 Annual Report

COLLECTIONS

JPMorgan Chase
Capital One
Kaiser Permanente
ProMark Real Estate
Markham Law Group
Maryland Institute College of Art
American Campus Communities
Private collections across U.S.