Nora Maité Nieves was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1980. She received a MFA degree from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago in 2010 and a BFA degree from La Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico in 2004. In 2006, Nieves participated in the Summer Residency Program at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Nora Maité has participated in solo shows, and collective exhibitions, recently Valoarte 2010 in Costa Rica. Nora is an interdisciplinary artist. Her artistic practice comes from the experience with painting. Nieves questions the nature of painting and its relationship with the environment in space and time.
Deconstrucciones: Convivencias y Convergencias Hacia una Antropoloía Urbana, Proyecto #3 Serie Regional de Jugadores Pampers, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Antiguo Arsenal de Puntilla, San Juan , PR, 2011, On The Limit, Cart Watch, San Juan, PR, 2010, Geometrically Speaking, Abryant Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2010, Final Statement, Graduate Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2010, Folklure, 1213 Sharp, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2009, Publica 3, Trienal Poligráfica, Instituto de Cultura de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 2009, Colección de Arte Cortés, Museo de Arte de Caguas, Caguas, PR, 2007. Exhibiciones individuales Lollipop, Galería Botello, San Juan, PR, 2007 y Residencia Cooper Union, Galería Botello, San Juan, PR, 2006.
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