Sarah Nicole is an artist working out of Minneapolis, MN. Her painting practice is a meditation on openness and balance, with acknowledgments to opposing conditions. She attended the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and graduated in 2018 with a BFA in Fine Art. She continued her studies after undergrad curating with the Minneapolis based gallery and organization, Public Functionary. Additionally she studies contemporary art in New York and Miami. 

SARAH NICOLE

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EXPERIENCE

2019 – 2020

Director - Sure Space Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2019 – Present

Curator – Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

2018 – 2020

Studio Manager - Studio 400, Minneapolis, MN

2017 – 2019

Curatorial Assistant – Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

EDUCATION

2014 - 2018 BFA in Drawing & Painting – Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Mpls

2010 – 2012 Visual Arts education – Perpich Center for Arts Education, Mpls

AWARDS

2017 Class of 1978 Senior Merit Scholarship

2016 Patricia Kennedy Crump Merit Scholarship

2014 - 2018 Minneapolis College of Art and Design Merit Scholarship

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Hold You , Waiting Room Gallery , Saint Paul, MN

2020

You Are Here , Lanesboro Gallery, Lanesboro, MN 

2019

Heavy + Light ; Sure Space Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

SS 2020 5050 ; Sure Space, Minneapolis, MN

Disquietude; Whitebear Center for the Arts, Whitebear, MN 

New Begginings ; The Show Gallery, St. Paul, MN

2019

Studio 400 Collective ; Studio 400 Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

GIFC ; 0-0 LA, Los Angeles, California

2018

The Analog Difference ; Repurpose, NE Minneapolis, MN

La Bodega Y Mas ; Good To Know, Miami, FL

Shelter ; The Whit, Minneapolis, MN

Saint-Paul Art Crawl ; Saint Paul, MN

Uptown Art Fair ; Minneapolis, MN

Stone Arch Festival ; Minneapolis, MN

2017

Sentimentalism ; Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN

Being Human ; The Show Gallery, St. Paul, MN

2015

Ideate ; Minneapolis, MN

2012

Art 4 Shelter ; Minneapolis, MN

Alex & Sarah ; Caffeto, Minneapolis, MN

CURATORIAL

2020

Co-curator, The Art of Abstraction ; Minneapolis Airport, MN

Curator, Studio 400 x Rosedale Center; Rosedale Center, Rosedale, MN

Curator, A Complex Desire: Kieran Tverbakk ; Sure Space, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Postmodern Construction: Reid Olson ; Sure Space, Minneapolis, MN

2019

Curator, Bread Face at We Buy Gold; Good To Know , Downtown Miami, FL

Curator, Yessenya: Debut Pop-up ; Sure Space, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Dellafano: Recent Works ; Sure Space, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Lissa Karpeh: Recent Works ; Sure Space, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Shed: Reach For One Another’s Hand To Hold ; Gallery 332, NKB, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Exhibit A ; Sure Space, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Duffy x Piff ; Piff, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, The Analog Difference ; 700 Central, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Studio 400 Grand Opening ; Studio 400 Gallery, NE Minneapolis, MN

Curatorial Assitant, Jacob Schroeder: Of The North ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

Curatorial Assitant, Wintertide ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

2018

Curatorial Assitant, Jose Dominquez:: The Art Of Avoiding PPL ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

Curatorial Assitant, Stephan Vanasco: Los Angeles Interpreted ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

Curatorial Assitant, Kate Casanova: Underbelly ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

2017

Curatorial Assitant, Bobby Rogers: The Blacker The Berry ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

Curatorial Assistant, Connor Rice: The Shop ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

LECTURES, PANELS, ACTIVITIES

2020

Artist Talk, Lanesboro Gallery, Lanesboro, MN

Founder & Director, East Neighbors x Mpls Relief; Minneapolis, MN

Supporting Artist, Creatives After Curfew; Minneapolis, MN

Guest Lecturer, Social Media Strategies For Artists Ft. Bobby Rogers

Guest Lecturer, Social Media Strategies For Artists Ft. Bobby Rogers ; Studio 400, Minneapolis, MN

Visiting Critic; Minneapolis College Of Art And Design; Minneapolis, MN

Artist, Four Seasons Permanent Collection by Soho Myriad ; Minneapolis, MN

2019

Assistant Producer, We Buy Gold x Good To Know ; Downtown Miami, FL

Juror, Wintertide ; Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

Resident Artist, Christian Benner Studios; New York, NY

Art Direction Consultant, Dao Labs, Minneapolis, MN

Resident Artist, Studio 400, Minneapolis, MN

Lecturer, MCAD Summer Program, Minneapolis, MN

2018

Artist, Wasserman Project Permanent Collection; Detroit, Michigan

Resident Artist, Vandalia Tower Studio 300; St.Paul, MN

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