Writing and creating art since she was in grade school, Nicole Pietrantonio finds that she is constantly reshaping and expanding her artistic talents. Nicole is currently in the process of obtaining her Bachelor’s degree from Queens University of Charlotte where she majors in English and creative writing with a concentration in graphic design. Her education will not stop there; Nicole plans to obtain her PhD in creative writing and continue to nurse her creative and freelance writing addiction. Her love for all types of music attracted Nicole to Creative Loafing where she now interns. Starting from the roots and working her way up Nicole continues to build her journalistic portfolio one freelance piece, blog entry, and Music Menu at a time.