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nicoleemersonartisan@gmail.com

 

Education:

2010 – 2014 BFA (Sculpture), Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2010 – 2011 Art Stream Certificate, Bow Valley College, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2008 – 2009 General Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2004 High School Diploma, Calgary Academy High School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015 925 Alumni Exhibition, Alberta College of Art + Design, Alberta, Canada

2015 OPEN Studios, Untitled Art Studio, Alberta, Canada

2015 Frog Fest, Featured Artist, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada

2014 Organic Matters: Contextural Residency Exhibition, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta, Canada

2014 Frog Fest, Featured Artist, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada

2014 Grad Show Highlights, Alberta College of Art + Design Main Mall, Calgary,2014 Grad Show Highlights, Alberta College of Art + Design Main Mall, Calgary,

2014 GOOD BYE! The Sculpture Exhibition Finale!, Ivan Gallery at The Alberta College of Art + Design 2014 Grad Show, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2014 Urban Development Art and Music Exhibit, Evolve[-]d Productions at Endeavour Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2014 Soul Candy a Dirty Gramophone Production, Featured Artist, Habitat Living Sound, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2014 Visionary Medicine – Doorway to the Luminous Art and Music Exhibit, Hyde Whiskey Room, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2013 Starlight Swing NYE, Dirty Gramophone Production, Featured Artist, The Hume Hotel, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

2013 Frog Fest, Featured Artist, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada 2013 Tea Party for Bitches in The Ivan Gallery at the Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2013 This Way Out in The Ivan Gallery at the Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2013 2013 51° 02’52” N, 114° 03’21”0 / 19°29’52” N, 99°7’37”0 at La Esmeralda Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (ENAP) Mexico City, DF, Mexico

2012 The New Brew in The Ivan Gallery and Main Mall at the Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2012 ARTwear The Art of Fashion with the Art Gallery of Calgary at the Hotel Arts, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2012 The Exceptional Sculpture Crisis , Ivan Gallery Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2012 Featured Artist at Electro swing Club Calgary at Local 522, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2012 Live Painting at Electro Swing: Speakeasy Market with Electro Swing Club Calgary at the Area, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2012 Starving Artist Art Exhibit at the Resolution Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2012 NEVERWHERE Art Exhibit at the Arrata Opera Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 

Residencies

2014 ContexturaL A Fibre Arts Cooperative Residency, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 

Awards and Scholarships

2014 Alberta Artist Nominee, BMO 1st Art Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto

2014 Jason Lang Scholarship, Alberta Government Scholarship

 

Press

2014 Featured Artist and Interview by Becky Miller, www.feedyourlife.ca

2012 A design by ACAD student Nicole Emerson at ARTwear 2012 by Gavin Young Calgary Harold Online 

2011 Kensington art wall brings a community of arts to Calgary by Courtney Urban Calgary Journal Online 2011

 

Other Professional Experience

2014 – Present  Kensington InteractioArt Director 

2014 – Present Creator of From the Other Side Zine

2014 – Present Art Director and bored member for FrogFest Festival Alberta 

2012 – 2016 Art Director for Performance group The Dirty Gramophones