Nicola Lopez (1975) is an American contemporary artist known for her drawings, prints, installations and collages. Lopez was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1975. She studied at the Escola de Artes Visuais (School of Visual Arts) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1996. She earned a BA in 1998 and an MFA in visual arts from Columbia University in 2004. Lopez lives in Brooklyn, New York, and teaches at Columbia University.