Nicole Havekost (b. 1970) is an artist currently working and living in Rochester, MN. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design as an undergraduate, earning her BFA in printmaking. She then attended the University of New Mexico, earning her MFA in Printmaking as well.
After graduating, Niki moved with her husband to Michigan. She taught Drawing and Printmaking at both Adrian College and Sienna Heights University for ten years. After becoming a mother and relocating to Minnesota, Niki has had more time for her creative work. She has exhibited her work in Eureka, California; Dallas, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts and Tasmania, Australia. She completed a residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 1997. Niki is a 2013 and 2018 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.