Nicole Schwartz is a female photographer from the Pine Barren's of New Jersey. She was first taught photography at the age of six by her late grandfather. After her grandfather's death in 2007, her hobby became her passion and it prompted Nicole to continue her education in Photography. In 2014, Nicole graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA with a Bachelor of Science in Photography and minors in art history and entrepreneurship with honors. She recently received her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design where she was also awarded the T.C. Colley Award for Photographic Excellence.