College for Creative Studies: Foundation


Nina Caruso

Adjunct Faculty

BA Studio Art & Art Education, Graphic Design Minor, Oakland University

Nina Caruso

Research Interests

Imbuing project-based work with a living ideation through curiosity and playfulness, particularly within the interchange of the art itself and the participant and or viewer response.

Professional Experience

Nina is a Detroit based artist creating out of her studio space at Hatch Art in Hamtramck, Michigan. Her work spans many mediums with a primary focus on abstract encaustic, acrylic and oil painting as well as mixed medium sculpture. She has over 20 years of teaching experience woking with students of all ages from Pre-K to senior citizens.

"I believe that all forms of art are a response to our existence and are best expressed through exploration, play and curiosity."
-Nina Caruso