Nicole Snyder

Nicole Snyder

Nicole Snyder, senior, has always been an avid reader and fell in love with writing during her first high school English class. Outside of school, she spends her time painting and spending time with friends. Nicole’s favorite piece of literature is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

More of Nicole Snyder’s Work:

For centuries, the fine art world forced women to fight for scraps of recognition and prove that their names deserved to be displayed next to their male contemporaries. The anonymity foisted upon female artists has always been one of the main roadblocks for both women in art history and contemporary artists, and yet it is through this anonymity […]

Since the beginning of time, people have created art. Whether that be through cave paintings or through pottery, art has always been a fixture of the human existence. While the contributions of female artists has skyrocketed in recent decades […]

For centuries, female artists were pushed to the side of the fine art world, forced to struggle for meager  […]

Art history is rife with firsts. The first cave painting. The first artwork with linear perspective. The first professional artist. The firsts to spark an artistic movement. And among them, Georgia O’Keeffe: the first female American modernist. Not only that, but the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum was also the first museum in the United States to be dedicated to a female artist. While there are now […]

Toes dig into the supple sand as frigid October water glides and froths over my feet. The waves’ crashes and calls seem louder tonight than ever before. Maybe it was the lack of human voices shouting over the ocean’s song. Or maybe […]

Frida Kahlo’s bold portraits stare back at viewers from every surface: wallets, shoes, t-shirts, coffee mugs, and, of course, her actual paintings. She has been elevated to a pop culture icon akin to Dalí or Van Gogh and you would be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t at least recognize her name. However, despite the popularity of her image, many still do not know the actual person behind the portrait. […]

Rembrandt. Vermeer. Caravaggio. These are painters well known to the world and with each of them, images of intensely beautiful Baroque paintings are evoked. Unlike the other titans of the Baroque era, to those outside of the art world, Artemisia Gentileschi is a relatively unknown figure. Among art historians she is considered one of the most talented painters of the Baroque age, however, it is unlikely that anyone who has not taken an art history class will recognize her name. […]

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