Nicole Merton


Anaheim, CA



BFA         California State University, Fullerton    May 2021
                Creative Photography and Experimental Media    
                Graduated Cum Laude

AA            Fullerton College     May 2019
                 Photography Associates In The Arts


Honors and Awards

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society    2018-2019
An international honor society of students attending open-access institutions and seeking associate degrees, bachelor's degrees, or other college credentials.

Osher Foundation General Scholarship    2017-2018
Fullerton College and the Fullerton College Foundation have received twenty-seven “Bernard Osher Foundation” scholarships which are awarded annually. The Osher Scholarships provide tuition assistance to "reentry" adult students who are returning to complete their first undergraduate degree.



"Student Photographer Captures Plight of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women" California State University Fullerton News, Lynn Juliano , June 28th 2021

"Images of the plight of indigenous women: Photographer chronicles untold stories" Orange County Register ; Cal Sate Fullerton Section, Jenelyn Russo, August 26th 2021


Lectures and Guest speaking-


 2021  “MMIW Awareness”, Panelist , Hosted by Salesforce ,
            Virtual lecture, California, July 27th, 2021

 2021 "Here, Our Voices... Our Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women", Panelist,

            Hosted by Santa Ana Public Library, California, October 9th, 2021

 2021 "Titan Table Talk : Resiliency in The Native American and Indigenous Community", 

           Panelist, Hosted by California State University Fullerton, California , November 17th, 2021


Collaborative -

2021  Multiple - Artist Exhibition, Nomad , Del Amo Crossing hosted by Torrance Art Museum, Torrance , CA

Solo - 

2021 Oct - Dec - Solo exhibit , Here, Our Voices... Our Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women Movement, Santa Ana Public Library, Santa Ana , CA



Linda Kroff, Professor 
Visual Arts Department 
California State University, Fullerton 
800 N. State College Blvd, Fullerton, Ca 92831 

Julie Orser, Professor 

Visual Arts Department

California State University, Fullerton 

800 N. State College Blvd, Fullerton, Ca 92831

Melody LaMontia, Professor, 
Photography Department
Fullerton College 
321 E Chapman Ave, Fullerton, Ca 92832