Nicki  Masterson
Academy of the Arts

While working on an art degree at the University of Montevallo, Nicki Masterson took her first stained glass class. From that moment it was clear that glass was this artist's medium of choice. She has studied all over the country under such industry professionals as glass painters Anne Nye and Peter McGrain, mosaic artist Erin Adams, fused glass pioneer Boyce Lundstrom, and stained glass artist, Catherine Dunn. Nicki opened her studio, Masterson Fine Arts, in 2000. Over the past 20 years Nicki has taught traditional methods of stained glass, mosaics, fused glass, and pottery. Nicki began teaching at the Academy of the Arts in Spring 2019.