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Lauren Nickou


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Bio
Born 1986 in Massachusetts, USA
Lives and works in Vienna, Austria


Selected Exhibitions

2021
Position 48°11’40.88″N 16°21’37.30″E, Kunstraum SUPER, Vienna, Austria
it’s nice to meet you, exhibit.her, Vienna, Austria

2019
Downtown Painting, Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY, cur. Alex Katz

2018
Summer of Love, Freight+Volume, New York, NY
New Release, Upstairs Art Fair, Amagansett, NY, cur. Erin Goldberger

2017
The Small Exceeds, New Release, New York, NY, cur. Michael Childress
I’m Not Going to Have this Body Forever, Tubb Plug, Brooklyn, NY, cur. Craig Poor Monteith (solo)
Social Photography V, Carriage Trade, New York, NY

2016
Material Archive, Queens College, CUNY

2015
Kiss, In the Beginning, Waterfront, Kingston, NY, cur. Craig Poor Monteith

2014
Inaugural Salon Exhibition, (harbor), New York, NY, cur. Craig Poor Monteith
Printing People’s Photo Show, Headquarters, Northampton, MA
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Artist in Residence Open Studios, Woodstock, NY
Who By Fire, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, NY
Eden, Ferro Strouse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, cur. A.W. Strouse (solo)
Wild Card, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Queens College, City University of New York, Queens, NY (solo)

2013
The Corpus Flushing Project, Queens College, CUNY, cur. Glenn Goldberg
I like it when the girls, Hundred Forsyth, New York, NY
Shared Spaces, One Art Space, New York, NY
Hotel Practice, The Hilton Hotel, New York, NY

2012
AUNTS, Brooklyn, NY
End of Worlds, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
In the Place We Live, M55 Gallery, Long Island City, NY
The Picture Show, Brooklyn Heights Cinema, Brooklyn, NY, cur. Claudia Beauchesne

2011
Eugene Lang College Alumni Show, Eugene Lang College, New York, NY

2010
Masks, Prince Studios, Somerville, MA (solo)
Explosions, Fitzwilliam Inn, Fitzwilliam, NH (solo)

2009
Cambridge Open Studios, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
Virgin Cruise, Islands Atlantic, Somerville, MA
Hearts, BFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA (solo)

2007
Pont Avenir, Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art, Pont Aven, France

2005
Provflux, Pipsworks, Providence, RI


Public Collections
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX


Press & Mentions
2021
New York Magazine, Grub Street. “A Hot New Restaurant Moved In. That Made Its Neighbors Nervous.” Chris Crowley, April 8

2019
Glasstire Texas Visual Art. “San Antonio Museum of Art Adds to Its Contemporary Art Collection” Brandon Zech, Feb 12
Artforum International. “San Antonio Museum of Art Gifted Several Works of Contemporary Art” Feb 7
Hyperallergic. “Oklahoma City Museum of Art Acquires Kehinde Wiley Painting, and San Antonio Museum of Art Receives Three Gifts“ Deena ElGenaidi, Feb 7
ARTnews. “San Antonio Museum of Art Receives Works from Dallas Collectors, Alex Katz Foundation” Alex Greenberger, Feb 6

2016
Paddle8. “Collector Spotlight: Michael Childress and RJ Supa” Sarah Hanson, April 7
Art Report. “A Curator Talks Social Practice at Queens College” Adriana Pauly, April 2

2015
Tuscon Weekly. “Nika Kaiser Searches for an Expanded Sense of Reality at Her Upcoming Video Exhibit“ Heather Hoch, Nov 17

2014
AIR Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. “A.I.R. Reflections [interview]” Mark Teshirogi, July 30

2013
Contemporary Performance. “In Performance: AUNTS in a LOFT (NYC)” Caden Manson. Sept 28
Hyperallergic. “A Letter from the Students of CUNY Queens College MFA“ March 18

2012
The L Magazine. “Art Picks from Print: The Picture Show” Paul D’Agostino, August 17


Writing
2022
Les Nouveaux Riches. Art review. “Faye Wei Wei at Galerie Kandlhofer, Vienna”
Les Nouveaux Riches. Art review and artist profile. “Filippos Werner at Tonlager, Vienna”
2020
Denver International. Art review. “Christoph Meier at Ve.Sch, Vienna” Issue 1


Teaching
2015
Teaching Assistant to Nicole Wittenberg, The John Ashbery Home School, Hudson, NY
Assistant Professor to Glenn Goldberg, Queens College, City University of New York
Assistant Professor to Kurt Kauper, Queens College, City University of New York


Awards & Grants
2021
Nemo Omne Foundation Grant

2014
Pollock/Krasner Foundation Fellowship

2009
The Robert D. '48 and Nancy M. '49 Gordon Scholarship in the Fine Arts


Residency
2014
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Artist in Residence


Education
2014   
MFA, Queens College, City University of New York

2009   
BFA, University of Massachusetts Amherst

2007 
Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art, France

2006
Cours de Civilisation Française, La Sorbonne

2004-06
Eugene Lang College, The New School


Selected Field Experience
2015-19
Studio Assistant, Anthony McCall, New York, NY

2017
Artist’s Model, George Pitts, Brooklyn, NY

2012-13
Production Assistant, Richard Foreman, “Old Fashioned Prostitutes”, New York, NY

2010-15
Studio Assistant, David Salle, Brooklyn, NY
Studio Assistant, Auguste Garufi, Brooklyn, NY





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