Nura Woodson Ulreich was a painter, lithographer, muralist, author and illustrator, who first studied at the Kansas City Art Institute before attending the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and the Art Student's League in New York.
She subsequently studied under John French Sloan and Frederic Rodrigo Gruger. She then lived and painted for several years in Paris where she exhibited widely and with success, including at the Salon d'Automne, and where she met and married her husband, the artist Buk Ulreich.
After returning to the United States, Ulreich continued to exhibit with success, including at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Corcoran Galleries Biennials (1928-39), the Salons of America, the Society of Independent Artists (1928, 1941) and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1929-1931).
Ulreich's work is included in numerous private and public collections including the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Art Museum, the Walker Art Center, the San Diego Museum of Art, and the David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University among others.