Nicole Anona Banowetz works professionally as an artist in sculpture, design, installation, and education. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2004 with a BFA in sculpture.  She has also lived and worked internationally creating and / or showing work in India, Italy, Ireland, Russia, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Taiwan, the Netherlands, and England.  Nicole has shown in the Biennial of the Americas, The Museum of Outdoor Arts, the Arvada Center, Ironton Gallery, OpenART, Pirate Contemporary, Gray Contemporary, and the Kreuzburg Pavilion.  She is in the permanent collection of the Denver Children’s Museum and the Denver Zoo in the US, The Amsterdam Light festival’s Light Art Collection, and Kids Awesome Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.  Nicole has completed residencies at the Center for Creative Activities in Ustka, Poland a part of the Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art‘s artist in residency program, the NCCA Art Residence in Kronstadt in Russia, and in Berlin the GlogauAIR artist in residency program and  the Institut für Alles Mögliche residency program.