Nina Yankowitz

(American, born 1946)

Nina Yankowitz is a celebrated New York City-based artist who creates installations for public spaces. Many of her projects use new media, video projection, and technology. Born in New Jersey, she studied at Temple University in Philadelphia and the New School for Social Research in New York City. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1969. In 1971 she became a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has served as a lecturer, teacher, and artist in residence for many universities and institutions.