is a ceramic figure sculptor and arts educator.
Emily Nickel is a ceramic figure sculptor from Saint Louis, Missouri. She holds a BFA from Truman State University in Missouri, and an MFA from Indiana University Bloomington. She has exhibited her work throughout the US and internationally, from Baltimore to Montana to Las Vegas to Kyoto, and has received a number of artist’s grants and awards. She is an engaged arts educator with ten years of teaching experience. She was a 2016 Artist in Residence at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Maine, moderated a panel at the 2016 NCECA conference in Kansas City, and is a current Artist in Residence at Clay Arts Vegas.