Memphis, TN | Painting, Installation
Nick Peña is an Associate Professor in Visual Arts at Christian Brothers University. He earned his B.F.A. from the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University –Carbondale; his M.F.A from the University of Missouri –Columbia; and has studied abroad at the Hospitalfield Centre for Art & Culture in Arbroath, Scotland. Peña’s work has been showcased in gallery and museum exhibitions both locally and nationally and published in New American Paintings.
Peña’s works range from painting to multimedia installations that question the ever-changing psychological landscape of America; asking the viewer to re-examine their perceptions of the “American Dream” and the affects that pursuit has on our environment.