was born in Herford / Westphalia and lives in Berlin. She studied fine arts at the Braunschweig University of Fine Arts, where she graduated as a master student with Professor John Armleder in 2004. Since then she has worked as a freelance artist, focusing her projects on wildlife, natural and urban habitats, ecology and nature conservation. Transdisciplinary exchange and collaboration with interested parties is an important part of her projects. Since 2017, she has been working specifically on ecosystem services and further values of wild animals. In 2020, her book “Geschätzte Tiere / Valued Animals” was published by Hatje Cantz Verlag and shows her works from the past decade, which also aims to contribute to the current debate on nature conservation in society, which is more relevant than ever before.
Nicole Schuck has received numerous scholarships, grants and prizes. Her works are shown in Germany and abroad and are represented in the following collections, among others:
Collection of contemporary art from the Federal Republic of Germany; Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art; dotMOV.bl, Sammlung Neue Medien Baselland; LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster.