Born in 1965 in Verdun, France, Nicole Eisenman earned her BFA in 1987 from the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives and works in New York.
Her work has been exhibited widely, both in the United States and internationally. Recent one-artist exhibitions have been held at the New Museum, NY (2016); the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, PA (2014); the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (2009-10); Kunsthalle Zurich (2007); and Le Plateau, Paris (2007). In addition, her work has been included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial and Prospect.2 New Orleans (2011), as well as recent group exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2011-12); the Jewish Museum, New York (2010); CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale (2010); and the Museum of Modern Art, New York (2009).