ICA’s Student Board Presents: Art UnPhiltered

Graphic design by Ani Nguyen Le


Art UnPhiltered is a series of interviews produced by members of the ICA Student Board who are interested in demystifying careers in the art world. Through this series, students interview local Philly-based artists and art professionals who play an active role in Philadelphia’s burgeoning arts and culture scene, delving deep into how their artistic practices and administrative approaches shape and define cultural production in the city.


Nicole Nikolich

Crochet artist Nicole Nikolich speaks with Ani Nguyen Le ’26 about finding their passion, meeting Taylor Swift, and advice for aspiring creatives.




TK Smith

Watch Grace Busser ’25 in conversation with curator TK Smith on teaching and working in the museum field.