Monica “Nickie” Bock is a sculptor and installation artist currently affiliated with Soho 20 Chelsea Gallery in New York City. She is Associate Professor of Art at the University of Connecticut in Storrs and has exhibited widely in venues that include Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory, Mobius in Boston, and Art in General in New York City. She received her BA ‘82 in Art and Art History from Oberlin College, and spent three years in Japan on a post-baccalaureate fellowship from the Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association. She received her BFA ‘89 and MFA ‘91 in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she became an Adjunct Assistant Professor before accepting her current teaching position in Connecticut in 1996. She has received a variety of awards including an Arts Midwest/NEA Regional Visual Arts Fellowship.