Nehrbass is a painter living and working in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was born in West Bend, Wisconsin in1970. She received her B.S. in Art and Textile Design from the University of Wisconsin, a MA in Painting from New York University, and a MFA in painting from the University of New Mexico. She spent 10 years working as a Design Director at Ralph Lauren before pursuing her art career. Her work is represented by Brunnhofer Gallery in Linz, Austria, Julie Nester Gallery in Park City, and Tina Goodwin in Denver. Her work is in in many private collections in the United States as well as Europe. Recently her work was included into the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base at the Brooklyn Museum.