JOHN NICK PAPPAS has won numerous prizes and awards, including the prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship in Sculpture ( and the Wayne State University Arts Achievement Award.  He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the Riverside Arts Foundation, Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and former member of the State Commission for Art in Public Places.  He has exhibited his work in Europe and the United States, and has created many commissioned pieces for corporations, health care organizations, community groups and private individuals.  Ford Motor Company, Daimler Chrysler Corporation, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, University of Michigan Medical Center, Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, among many others, have significant pieces of his work in their collections.


He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Art from

Wayne State University in Detroit, and was a

Professor of Sculpture at Eastern Michigan University.


Website designed by Catherine M. Pappas.


LOOKING FORWARD, Wyandotte, Michigan.