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Artists as Writers

Artist Biography


(Image from Nicole Collins’ website.)

COLLINS, Nicole

Assistant Professor OCAD University

Areas of Expertise

Painting, drawing, installation, video art, sound art

Biography

Nicole Collins' artistic practice focuses on the effect of time, accumulation, force and heat on visceral materials, through painting, drawing, installation, intervention, video, and sound. Since 1994 she has exhibited extensively including solo exhibitions at The University of Waterloo Art Gallery (2013), The Art Gallery of Ontario (2013) and The Embassy of Canada in Tokyo (2001) and group exhibitions in Toronto, Hamilton, St. Johns, New York, Miami, London and Zurich. Her work has been featured online and in magazines, newspapers and books including the major survey Abstract Painting in Canada (Roald Nasgaard), the 3rd edition of A Concise History of Canadian Painting (Dennis Reid), Carte Blanche, Volume 2: Painting, and The Donovan Collection Catalogue. Collins is an Assistant Professor in the Drawing & Painting program at the Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCADU) and she lives in Toronto with her husband artist Michael Davidson and their daughter. Collins' work is represented by General Hardware Contemporary Art in Toronto.

Artist Biography taken from Nicole Collins’ website.

Online Resources

Nicole Collins’ website, containing selected artwork, writing by the artist, writing about the artist, and her CV.

Nicole Collins at General Hardware Contemporary Art, the gallery which represents the artist.

Nicole Collin’s soundwork on Soundcloud.