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Lauren Nickou


Contact
nickoulau@gmail.com

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Selected Solo Exhibitions
2022
Sunflowers, WasserWasser³, Vienna, Austria 

2017
I’m Not Going to Have this Body Forever, Tubb Plug, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Eden, Ferro Strouse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Selected Group 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, presented by Alex Katz, Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY

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

2017
The Small Exceeds, New Release, New York, NY
Social Photography V, Carriage Trade, New York, NY

2016
Material Archive, Queens College, CUNY

2015
Kiss, In the Beginning, Waterfront, Kingston, NY

2014
Inaugural Salon Exhibition, (harbor), New York, NY

2013
The Corpus Flushing Project, Queens College, CUNY
I like it when the girls, Hundred Forsyth, 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

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

2009
Virgin Cruise, Islands Atlantic, Somerville, MA

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


Bibliography
2022
Les Nouveaux Riches. “Interview with Lauren Nickou” Daniel Lichterwaldt, Oct 10
Les Nouveaux Riches. “Sunflowers” A.W. Strouse, Oct 7

2019
ARTFORUM International. “San Antonio Museum of Art Gifted Several Works of Contemporary Art” Feb 7
Glasstire. “San Antonio Museum of Art Adds to Its Contemporary Art Collection“  Brandon Zech, Feb 12
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

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 WasserWasser³, Vienna”

2020
Denver International. Art review. “Christoph Meier at Ve.Sch, Vienna” Issue 1


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


Selected Curating
2012
Artists Under Order. “On Action, Ambivalence and Ambition” Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
Artists Under Order. “On Theories of Love and Desire” Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY 


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


Artist Talks
2019
Studio Visit, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


Residencies
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

2004-06
Eugene Lang College, The New School


Selected Field Experience
2015-19 Studio Assistant to Anthony McCall
2010-15 Studio Assistant to Auguste Garufi
2010-15 Studio Assistant to David Salle





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