Nicole Cabalquinto is a multidisciplinary problem solver with 8+ years of project, production and operations management experience in a manufacturing and retail setting.
She is a first generation Filipino-American, born and raised in New York City, currently residing in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Nicole’s father, an electrical engineer and mother, a psychiatric nurse raised her to be compassionate and curious.
Nicole has earned her Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts from Rutgers University, with her studies primarily focusing on photography. Inspired by architectural subjects beyond the lens, she found her love for light, structure, and illusions of materiality. She continued her education with Emerging Media Technology courses at New York City College of Technology, enhancing her skills in physical computing and fabrication methods.
Nicole has explored hot glassblowing, welding, and lighting techniques with visions of creating installations where light is manipulated to suggest a sense of weightlessness.