Nichole Wolz

Nichole is originally from Wright, Wyoming. She attended Sheridan College and earned an AFA before transferring to the University of Wyoming. While at UW, Nichole has double majored in art history and studio art, where she has been the most interested in printmaking and paper related mediums. 

Artist Statement

My current body of work explores human tendencies to collect, compartmentalize, and arrange nature to fit into man-man spaces to become more visually pleasing. Botanic gardens, flower arrangements, and depictions of plants interest me the most. I investigate the flora that is manipulated and altered to fit better into our own ideas of beauty, and how that intervention often increases the artificiality of the plants. My most recent works are inspired by the history of using plants as themes for decoration throughout history. By using botanically inspired forms and then altering and arranging them in my own work, I aim to gain a better understanding of human tendencies as collectors and manipulators of nature.


A white circle with intricate hand-cut shapes

Perfect Nature

Colorful hand cut monotypes with organic shapes

Time and Movements II

Colorful hand cut intaglio prints with organic shapes

Naturally Artificial
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Department of Visual Arts
Visual Arts Building, Room 110

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1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3138

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-3269


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