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2023  You Are In Your Own Time Now - solo show at The Hoyt, New Castle, PA

2022  As Everywhere of Silver - at Southern Allegheny Museum of Art

2021  Experiments in Reality – Solo Show Boxheart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2021  Call and Response  - 2 person show with Annie Heisey Union Hall, Pittsburgh, PA

2020  Land of Little Thoughts and No WorriesWestmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA

2020  Where Do We Go From Here? – with Teresa Roche Art & Light Gallery, Greenville, SC

2018  Anywhere and Nowhere Boxheart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2018  Memories of Memories Pew Fine Arts Center, Grove City College, Grove City, PA

2017  Remnants Pop up exhibit 5852 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA

2017  In Conversation –Associated Artists of Pittsburghat Point State Park University

2017  I Was There Nutting Gallery Wheeling, WV

2017  The Place and the Unplace Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

2016  Everywhere and Nowhere Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA

2016  Memories of Memories Undercroft Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2014  Weather and Mood Sans MOCA Gallery Greenville, PA

2014  Déjà vu Grove City Artworks Grove City, PA

2013  Selected Works Gateway Lodge Cooks Forest, PA



2023  AAP Power of Grandeur - Ice House Studios, Pittsburgh, PA

2020  AAP 107th Annual exhibit - Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA

2018  Aqua Art – Miami, during Art Basel                   

2018  Affordable Art Fair – NYC, during Frieze

2018  Art of Place - Heinz History Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

2018  Almost 17 and #wearestillhere – Boxheart Gallery Pittsburgh, PA

2018  Mix and Match – Gallery Oh! Chicago, IL

2017  Associated Artist’s of Pittsburgh – Bottleworks Gallery Johnstown, PA

2017  Aqueous Open International Watercolor Exhibit – Spinning Plate Gallery Pittsburgh, PA

2017  Resting Place: The American Landscape - Chautauqua Institute of Art Chautauqua NY

2016  Aqueous Open International Watercolor Exhibit - Spinning Plate Gallery- Pittsburgh, PA

2016  Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibition – Pittsburgh, PA

2015  Outside the Frame – Pittsburgh Watercolor Society  

2015  Aqueous Open – International Watercolor Exhibit – Spinning Plate Gallery Pittsburgh PA

2015  Century Inn Art Show Invitational - 4 person show – Scenery Hill, PA

2014  Aqueous Open  – International Watercolor Exhibit – at Spinning Plate Gallery

2014  PSA Internationally Inspired at 3rd Street Gallery – Carnegie, PA 

2013  PSA Annual – Father Ryan Arts Center – Pittsburgh PA

2013  New Collective – All Pittsburgh Guild Show at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

2013  Aqueous Open – International Watercolor Show – Third Street Gallery Pittsburgh PA

2012  Westmoreland Art Nationals Juried Exhibition – Westmoreland, PA

2012  39th Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition – The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts New Castle, PA        2012  74th Area Annual Artists Annual Juried Exhibition – The Butler Institute of American Art



2023  In Progress - Running Circles Splashpad Mural - Mercer PA

2023  Traffic Wrap Boxes - Johnson City TN

2019  CATA Bus stop mural – Meadville PA

2018  Pittsburgh Airport Installation at Gate B27

2016  Series of two murals in the strip district 18th St. between Smallman and Penn

2016  Sidewall Mural – Bloomfield PA January

2015  Mercer Mural – Mercer Railroad Station



2022  Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Program Grant through Erie Arts & Culture

2017  Flight School Fellowship – Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Center for the Arts

2015  Pittsburgh Emerging Artist of the Year nominee for 2016

2015  VCCA – Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship

2015  The Art Student’s League of New York Residency at Vytlacil


2023  Woven Tale Press - June 2023

2022  Pittsburgh Quarterly “Art and Intention” – Summer 2022

2022  Latrobe Bulletin - "SAMA celebrates 25 years with 'As Everwhere of Silver' exhibition May 18th 2022

2022  Pittsburgh Post Gazette - "Can Art Heal?" - March 20th 2022

2020  Shout Out Atlanta – “Meet Nicole Renee Ryan artist” – September 29th 2020

2020  Art & Light Gallery owner collaborates with Pittsburgh artist on new exhibit – Greenville Journal

2019  Distinctive Art and It’s Creators – The Sharon Herald Oct 13th 2019                                                   

2019  Mercer welcomes two new inductees into Alumni Hall of Fame - Record Argus May 2nd

2018  Voyage ATL Magazine “Meet Nicole Ryan”

2017  VACI’s ‘Resting Place” The Chautauquan Daily

2017  Potter Loves Creative Artist Interview

2016  Intersections – The Warren Time’s Observer Nov 12th 2016

2015  More Art on The Way – Record Argus Oct 22nd 2015

2015  WFMJ Youngstown TV Interview Mercer Mural September 21st 2015

2015  Art on the Wall, Mural Highlights Local History– The Sharon Herald September 28th 2015

2015  Mercer Art Collective Choses Subject for Mural – Record Argus September 2015

2015  Revised Mural Back on Track – Allied News September 2015

2015  North Light Books - Splash 16: Texture – Till It Be Morrow – released June 2015

2015  Pittsburgh Post Gazette, March 7, 2015 – Home & Garden Show designers find inspiration in art.

2015  Record Argus, April 16, 2015 – Upcoming Mural Just Part of Group’s Efforts to Bolster, Beautify Mercer

2014  PlayDay – March 5, 2014 – Grove City Artworks Presents Nicole Renee Ryan

2013  Record Argus – Sept 28, 2013 – Mercer Artist Awaits Bigger, Better Challenges

2012  Featured in an article in the Sharon Harold


2022  Grant Panelist for the Erie Arts & Culture's 2023 Mid-Career Artist Fellowship Grant

2017  SIX X ATE: In Situ – Guest Lecturer, Pittsburgh, PA



Samsung Frame TV / Saatchi Partnership

Allegheny Country Club

Incline Equity Partners

The Benter Foundation

PNC Bank

Frick Innovation Center



Bonfoey Gallery – Cleveland, OH

Boxheart Gallery – Pittsburgh, PA

Art & Light Gallery – Greenville, SC



2007 BA in Psychology, minor in professional writing, graduated cum laude, Washington & Jefferson College

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