Nancy Riegelman studied at Berkley, UCLA and Art Center. She has taught at USC, Parsons, Paris Fashion Institute, Beijing University, Tokyo University and currently teaches at Art Center and FIDM. She has lectured at many institutions in Paris, Tokyo, Stockholm, Bangkok and Philadelphia among others both internationally and domestically. She is a Fullbright Scholar and the recipient of awards from Art Center and The Olympic Committee. She has three educational publications, 9 Heads, Colors For Modern Fashion, Face Fashion and several coloring books. She has exhibited at MOCA and LACMA and is in many collections including the Armand Hammer.