Nikkole Huss, MFA is a professor of art, curator of the art collection and Arts Division chair at Concordia University Chicago. Through painting, photography, fiber and installation, Huss reimagines and reinvents natural environments. Her work nods to the history of landscape art by encouraging the exploration and preservation of nature.
Huss' 2019 solo show, Vanishing Landscapes at Gallery UNO Projektraum Berlin was juried into 48 Stunden Neukölln, the largest independent festival of the arts in Berlin, Germany, and was selected for Rome Art Week in addition to Berlin Art Week. In 2021, she returned to 48 Stunden Neukölln and Rome Art Week with a new installation. Her art has been exhibited at Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, New York City; MM Galleries, San Francisco; 3 Arts Club of Chicago; Atrium Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland; Berliner Liste, Germany; and the Tokyo International Art Fair, Japan. She has had solo shows at several universities including: Auburn University in Auburn, AL; Lewis University in Romeoville, IL; North Central College in Naperville, IL; Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL; Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN and Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, MI. Her art has been featured in the Chinese edition of Art Bulletin magazine; the online publication Artist of the Month at R&F Handmade Paints in Kingston, New York; in the book The Legacy Continues: The Chicago Society of Artists by Jane Stevens and in the book Living Artists by Ivy Sundell. Huss earned her MFA in studio art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.