Department Chairs:
Art History: John Harwood
Studio Art: Pipo Nguyen-duy

Administrative Assistant:
Jamie Jacobs

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8181
Fax: (440) 775-8969

Art Building 2, Room 166
91 N. Main St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Nanette Yannuzzi

Nanette Yannuzzi

Associate Professor of Studio Art
Installation, Sculpture, Artist Books

Contact Information


Allen Art Building 161A
(440) 775-8161

Personal Web Site:

Nanette Yannuzzi

Educational Background

  • Master of Fine Arts, Univ California San Diego, 1991
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cooper Union, 1984
  • Fellow, Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program 1989

Nanette Yannuzzi was born in El Paso, Texas. She is a visual artist and writer whose creative work draws its inspiration from the social, personal, and political machinations of the everyday. Yannuzzi has collaborated with many artists and writers who share similar concerns and interests in art, the environment, writing and performance.
She received her MFA from The University of California, San Diego, during which time she was also a fellow at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. She received her BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art. She has exhibited nationally and internationally. She is based in Oberlin, Ohio where teaches the practice of Art at Oberlin College & Conservatory. 

NANETTE YANNUZZI  is a visual artist, writer, educator, and mother, whose 

creative work is inspired and challenged by the way these identities are

​constructed, reconciled, misinterpreted, and reinvented within the various

sociocultural expressions of the U.S. and abroad. She is based in Oberlin, Ohio

where teaches the Practice of Art at Oberlin College & Conservatory. 


 Additional Links


Afterimage - Review

The Fire That Doesn't Go Out.

Art and Environment - Course Blog

The Saga of R. Perry and the Pyura Chilensis

Women's Studio Workshop


Re-imaginging the Book - Course Blog