MICHAEL J NYKLEWICZ earned his Master's degree from New York University in Studio Art/Photography and his Bachelor's degree from Boston College in English and Film Studies. As an artist, his work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and he received a 2024 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. As an educator, he is Associate Professor of Art at Felician University, in charge of the Photography/New Media and Graphic Design programs.