Born in Dayton, Ohio, Nicole Stahl utilizes primarly cast glass work to depict objects that reference dreams and memories. Stahl graduated from Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio in 2010 with a bachelor of fine arts in Glass and bachelor of art in Art Education. She is currently the 3D Visual Arts teacher at Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City, California, where she creates work alongside her adored students.

Stahl was awarded the Dr. Jerrold Bellitz fully supported scholarship at the Penland School of Craft in 2014, was a Sam and Beverly Maloof Scholarship recipient, and awarded an Office of Student Research grant both through California State in 2015.

Stahl has shown her work in exhibitions across the country including in such venues as the Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles, Missouri, Circle Six Studios in Phoenix, Arizona and Flame Run Gallery, in Louisville Kentucky.