Currently, he is a Professor of Art + Art History at the University of Texas at Arlington. He received his Master of Fine Arts at the New York State College at Alfred University in 1977 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Art & Sociology from San Francisco State University in California. He was born in San Francisco, California and currently lives in Arlington, Texas.
Nicholas Wood, a multi-media artist, has been exhibiting his artwork for over 34 years in a number of media, including clay sculpture, collage, drawing, mixed media sculpture, painting, photography, and site-specific installations. He has created public artworks in Bad Konigshofen, Germany, in San Francisco, California, and in Arlington & Dallas, Texas. He is also an independent curator of nine exhibitions, most recently Layered, Stacked, Assembled, Arlington Museum of Art and OBJECTification, The Gallery at UTA.
His most recent exhibitions include: Tangents & Adjustments-Drawings/Sculptural Objects, Ft. Worth Community Arts Center; Nicholas Wood : “Sculpturen und Zeitungs”, Galerie Palais Walderdorff, Trier Germany,“Material/Object”, Gallery 414, Ft. Worth, Tx ;"Nicholas Wood-Recent Works”, Creative Arts Center, New Haven, Connecticut; “capsulated…mostly”, Langdon Center for the Arts, Granbury, Texas; TX/OK Art Prize, Wichita Falls Museum of Art,“Strata”, American Institute of Architects, Dallas, Texas".