Nicole Acosta

Nicole Acosta


About Nicole Acosta

Nicole Acosta was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, a first generation Mexican Artist. Whether through visual art, written word, or photography – most of Nicole’s work reflects the exploration of identity, experience, place, culture, and storytelling.

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Management from Alverno College and is a proud graduate of the Milwaukee High School of The Arts, and prior to her transfer to Alverno, spent years at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and Milwaukee Area Technical College studying photography. Her HOOPS Project is being nationally recognized and her current focus.

In 2023, she became the 14th Artist in Residence at The Pfister Hotel, held a solo HOOPS exhibition featuring sixty-three works at MARN, and launched the world premiere of the HOOPS stage play which is set to premiere this July in Boston.