Artists

United States of America

Jacqueline Nicholas
T & T

29.10.18 02.11.18

Jacqueline Nicholas participated in a production micro-Residency, during which she designed and printed posters taking inspiration in classical illustration and referencing to the struggle for the legalization of abortion in Argentina. Jackie pasted the posters in the public space of Buenos Aires and Vancouver, once she returned to her city.

ARTIST STATEMENT
My experience with visual imagery is forever evolving. I feel overwhelmed by the constant societal inundation of visual language. However, it is this artwork—graphic, punchy, propaganda-like and playful— that is the catalyst to the progression of my practice. Artwork that evokes adolescence, that contains humor, but which depicts more complex commentary than first meets the eye, is what I am drawn to most. I am inspired by vintage still framed cartoons and hand drawn comics. It amazes me that such simple decisions can exude such complex emotion.

It’s valuable for the artist to consider images that can engage both a child and a mature adult. I aim to reach a broad audience while simultaneously portraying themes that challenge the individual to think critically, be it about social values or politics.

BIO
Jacqueline Nicholas
1992 | Canada
Grew up in both the USA and Canada

EDUCATION
2014 | Bachelor of Fine Art and a minor in illustration, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia

EXHIBITIONS
Prints By Nickles, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Cucumber Eyes, shown in part with HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival, St. John’s, Newfoundland
Many Rivers to Cross: Paddles for Africa, Temple Sholom, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
After Fields, SGCI: Flux, Portland, Oregon, USA
State of the Art, Conference Centre Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Fandom, E space POP, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Southern Printmaking Biennale VI International, Dahlonega, Georgia, USA
Girls, Girls, Girls, Big Pony Curated Vintage, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Show of Force, Plan B, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
March of Prints, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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´aceNITE, Exhibitions

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Artists in Dialog

21.11.18

On Wednesday, November 21st we held an ´aceNITE opening., in which the projects developed by artists during their residence were exhibited together with works by the invited artists.

Artist in Residency 
Bokyung Jun (South Korea)
Sujin Lee (South Korea)
Rachel Walther (USA)
Jacqueline Nicholas (Canada)

Artist from Semillero 2018
Paula Nahmod (Argentina)

Invited artist
Andréz Martínez (Uruguay)

Proyecto´ace
Artist-in-Residence International Program

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International Airport

Ministro Pistarini- Ezeiza (EZE)
Buenos Aires
45' to 60' trip

Domestic Airport

Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Buenos Aires

Buses

38, 39, 41, 42, 59, 63, 65, 67, 68, 151, 152, 161, 184, 194 and 168 (stop in the front door)

Subway/Metro

D Line (Green)
Olleros Station (4 blocks, 4')

Train

Mitre Line (either to Leon Suarez or Mitre)
Colegiales Station (1 block, 1')

The Latin America's Paris

Buenos Aires is Argentine Republic's capital city. With 15,000,000 inhabitants, it is one of the largest cities in Latin America and one of the 10 most populous urban centers in the world. Its cosmopolitan and urban character vibrates to the rhythm of a great cultural offer that includes monuments, churches, museums, art galleries, opera, music and theaters; squares, parks and gardens with old groves; characteristic neighborhoods; large shopping centers and fairs. Here we also find a very good lodging facilities, with accommodation ranging from hostels to five-star hotels of the main international chains. Buenos Aires also show off about its variety of restaurants with all the cuisines of the world, as well as to have cafes and flower kiosks on every corner.

A neighborhood founded on the Jesuit farms in the 17th century

We are located in Colegiales neighborhood where the tree-lined streets, some of which still have their original cobblestones, invite you to walk. Although the apartment buildings advance, low houses still predominate. It is a district of the city where about 20 TV production companies, design studios, artist workshops and the Rock&Pop radio have been located. The neighborhood also has six squares, one of which pays homage to Mafalda, the Flea Market, shops, restaurants and cafes like its neighboring Barrios de Palermo and Belgrano, with which it limits.

Proyecto´ace
Artist-in-Residence International Program

Open Call #4
Residencies 2021-2022
Deadline October 31, 2021

 

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