|"Árbol de chinas"|
|"Árbol de chinas" (Orange Tree) and "Memoria urbana" (Urban Memory)|
Area: Urban Centers
Anna Nicholson was born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, on February 19, 1964. In 1988, she earned a bachelor' s degree at the University of Puerto Rico, majoring in engraving and painting. In 1992, the Foreign Relations Secretariat of Mexico awarded her a scholarship to pursue specialized graduate work in alternative engraving techniques at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. In March, 1994, she moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to continue postgraduate work at the Ernesto de la Carcova Graduate School of Fine Arts, where she completed an advanced course in engraving in May, 1998.
Nicholson held her first individual show, Holographs in 1990, at the Hermes Book & Art Gallery, in Condado. Since 1988, she has participated actively in collective shows, both nationally and internationally, among them the Cracow International Engraving Triennial, Poland (1991) and the World Triennial of Small Sized Prints "Chammaliers 97" in France. In December, 1999, she held her second individual show, called De casas y madres , exhibiting approximately 20 paintings and 50 prints at the Bilbao Vizcaya Bank Gallery, in Old San Juan.Anna Nicholson resides in Puerto Rico since January, 2000, establishing her home and workshop in Río Piedras. In addition to her artistic work, she teaches at the Prints Workshop of the Inter American University, San Germán Campus.