Nikki Couppee is originally from Pensacola Beach, Florida and is currently residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received an M.F.A.in Jewelry/ Metals from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio in 2011 and a B.F.A in Jewelry/Metals from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia in 2007.
Couppee's work has been featured in many publications including, American Craft, Allure Australia, Marie Claire Australia, Metalsmith Magazine, Modern Magazine, Vogue Brazil, Daily Candy and Lark Book's 500 Enameled Objects. She exhibits her work globally through exhibitions, gallery representation, fairs and recent runway collaborations for Paris' Fashion Week and Australian Fashion Week with Australian designers, Romance was Born.
In 2018, Couppee's work was selected for SCHMUCK Exhibition in Munich, Germany, Loot Exhibition at the Museum of Art and Design in New York City, NY, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WO and SIERAAD International Jewelry Fair in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
She taught enameling and jewelry/metal techniques at Kent State University, The Cleveland Institute of Art, The Crucible in Oakland, CA and workshops around the United States.