Nicolina Holt earned a B.F.A. in Studio Art with a concentration in photography and graphic design from Michigan State University. After working as a photojournalist for a number of years, she went back to school to obtain her teacher certification in Art Education from Western Michigan University. She taught black and white photography for 10 years at Lake Michigan College. She now runs her own photography business specializing in family, sports and commercial photography as well as continuing her fine art photography. She works and resides in St. Joseph, MI.