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sheila nicolin

 
Photo by  Blake Yard

Photo by Blake Yard


about:  

sheila nicolin is a detroit-based painter and pattern designer. within her practice, she incorporates her commercial background as an illustrative designer through bold pattern, color and trend iconography. her dreamlike paintings and portraits question the nature of the real versus unreal; dream versus reality; the overwhelmed individual versus fast-paced culture.

Education:

College for Creative StudieS \ BFA in Illustration \ 2018

ILLUSTRATION ACADEMY \ summer workshops \ 2016 + 2017 


exhibitions:

valade gallery \ re/view, group show \ detroit, mi \ apr 2019

ko studio gallery \ fresh squeezed, duo show \ hamtramck, mi \ mar 2019

whitdel arts \ member show, group show \ detroit, mi \ jan 2019

ko studio gallery \ art with a capital a, group show \ hamtramck, mi \ nov 2018

red bull house of art \ icon10, group show \ detroit, mi \ jul 2018

helikon gallery \ nerd out, group show \ denver, co \ jun 2018

recognition:

3x3 show no. 16 \ “pattern design” merit + “unpublished painting” honorable mention \ 2019

communications arts \ “unpublished work” finalist \ 2019

james s. goldwasser award \ college for creative studies \ may 2018

imre j. molnar artistic achievment award \ college for creative studies \ may 2018

society of illustrators \ student scholarship award + exhibition \ new york, ny \ may 2018

3x3 show no. 15 \ “student illustration” merit + honorable mention \ 2018

creative quarterly 50 \ “student runner-up” \ 2018

society of illustrators west 56 \ student scholarship award + exhibition \ los angeles, ca \ jan 2018

communications arts \ “student finalist” \ 2018

bibliography:

booooooom \ “fresh squeezed,” artist spotlight: sheila nicolin \ brooklyn, ny \ apr 2019

supersonic art \ sheila nicolin and michael polakowski’s “fresh squeezed” at ko gallery \ apr 2019

the metropolitan \ mar 23-apr 13 | fresh squeezed \ mar 2019

booooooom \ “distracted,” by artist sheila nicolin \ brooklyn, ny \ nov 2018

The metropolitan \ "time deepening with detroit based artist sheila nicolin" \ mar 2018


contact

PHONE: 313.910.9218

EMAIL: SHEILANICOLIN@GMAIL.COM

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