Nicole Donnelly is a hand papermaker, painter, and installation artist, who teaches papermaking as a traditional craft and artistic medium in two- and three-dimensions. She is the Collaborative Papermaker for the Brodsky Center at PAFA, as well as Brandywine Workshop and Archives. Her history of papermaking collaboration began with the establishment of community accessible studio paperTHINKtank in Philadelphia, where her personal artwork focuses on the use of invasive plants in paper sculptures and environmental installations. Her artwork has been shown and collected locally, nationally, and internationally, and she has received grants and fellowships to complete residencies at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Morgan Conservatory of Paper, Goldwell Open Air Museum, Vermont Studio Center, and Women’s Studio Workshop. She served as the president of the International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists, IAPMA (2015-2022), and her articles and essays have been published in Hand Papermaking magazine and Papermaker’s Tears, Volumes I & II. She embraces the mission of making handmade paper a recognized art medium and valued, sustainable craft.