Nicole Aquillano

Acton, Massachusetts, USA

Nicole Aquillano

Nicole took an unconventional path to become a full time studio potter. After pursuing a career in civil & environmental engineering, she left to follow her passion and earn an MFA in ceramics from RISD! Nicole etches into the porcelain clay with a knife and inlays a black underglaze.
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NICOLE AQUILLANO
Each image is etched with intense attention to detail and blurred by the movement of glaze, much like a faded memory. This prompts display of her work when not in use, as a meaningful addition to any collection. She is fascinated by the potential of place to define and connect us, as well as the human need to maintain collections as a way to preserve the past. Her work is sold at galleries and shops throughout the country.

Nicole currently lives and works just outside of Boston with her husband and two young children.