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Nicole Capps
updated: 05/14/2014
website: www.nicolecapps.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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Tracy & Bob (Aw, She’s Better Lookin Than That) Forest Park St Louis Mo
Tracy & Bob (Aw, She’s Better Lookin Than That) Forest Park St Louis Mo (Detail)
The 4 of Us
Patty My Little Flower Girl
Nelle and Myself Summer at Havallette
Just Before Leaving for Oakland, Calif.
Uncle Harold
Mike ’61
Easter 1978 Christmas Cactus Bloomed
When Jeanne Was Down Came Over to Water the Flowers (Install Shot)
When Jeanne Was Down Came Over to Water the Flowers (Install Shot)
Mountain Range
Rainbow
Disappear
Potentially Breakable Things
 
Portfolio Keywords:  figurative, memory, meditative, books, childhood, domestic, humor, narrative, obsessive, psychological
 
 
Tracy & Bob (Aw, She’s Better Lookin Than That) Forest Park St Louis Mo by Nicole Capps
Tracy & Bob (Aw, She’s Better Lookin Than That) Forest Park St Louis Mo
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
9" " x  7" " 
Tracy & Bob (Aw, She’s Better Lookin Than That) Forest Park St Louis Mo (Detail) by Nicole Capps
Tracy & Bob (Aw, She’s Better Lookin Than That) Forest Park St Louis Mo (Detail)
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
0" x  0" 
The 4 of Us by Nicole Capps
The 4 of Us
Acrylic Ink, watercolor and colored pencil on paper
2013
10" " x  8.5" " 
Patty My Little Flower Girl by Nicole Capps
Patty My Little Flower Girl
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
5 1/2" " x  4" " 
Nelle and Myself Summer at Havallette by Nicole Capps
Nelle and Myself Summer at Havallette
acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
5 1/2" " x  4 3/4" " 
Just Before Leaving for Oakland, Calif. by Nicole Capps
Just Before Leaving for Oakland, Calif.
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
2"" x  1 1/2"" 
Uncle Harold by Nicole Capps
Uncle Harold
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
6" " x  9 1/4" " 
Mike ’61 by Nicole Capps
Mike ’61
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
3 1/2" " x  3 1/2" " 
Easter 1978 Christmas Cactus Bloomed by Nicole Capps
Easter 1978 Christmas Cactus Bloomed
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
2 1/2"" x  4 3/4"" 
When Jeanne Was Down Came Over to Water the Flowers (Install Shot) by Nicole Capps
When Jeanne Was Down Came Over to Water the Flowers (Install Shot)
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
Dimensions variable
When Jeanne Was Down Came Over to Water the Flowers (Install Shot)  by Nicole Capps
When Jeanne Was Down Came Over to Water the Flowers (Install Shot)
watercolor, acrylic ink and colored pencil on paper
2013
Dimensions variable
Mountain Range by Nicole Capps
Mountain Range
colored pencil on paper over found books
2009
Dimensions variable
Rainbow by Nicole Capps
Rainbow
Colored pencil on paper (cloud drawings), found books, painted wall shelf.
2008
12 " x  30 "  x 13 " 
Disappear by Nicole Capps
Disappear
Colored pencil on paper, suitcases
2007
48" x  30"  x 36" 
Potentially Breakable Things by Nicole Capps
Potentially Breakable Things
Colored pencil on paper, found glass objects
2009
Dimensions variable

Artist Statement

 

I make drawings and installations based on everyday objects and vernacular photographs. I display my drawings in ways that call attention to their material presence, sometimes combining them with found or handmade objects to create idiosyncratic allegories and metaphors.

 

Artist Bio / CV
Born 1980, Los Angeles, California

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
 

EDUCATION

2013                    
M.F.A., Art, University of California, Irvine

2005                    
B.F.A., Painting & Drawing, California State University, Long Beach

                                                     
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013                      
When Jeanne was Down Came Over to Water the Flowers, MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Art Gallery, University of  California, Irvine

 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2013
UC Irvine MFA Thesis Exhibition, ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA
 
2012  
Curatorial Exchange, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine CA                    
In Search of The Miraculous: Second Year MFA Exhibition, University Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine

2010                      
Post-It, Gallery Rostrum, Malmo, Sweden               

2009                      
Sea and Space Resort II, Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, CA  
 
2008                       
A Lot Can Change in Forty Years, USC Gayle and Ed Roski Master of Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005                      
BFA Drawing and Painting Senior Exhibition, Gatov Gallery West, Califonia State University, Long Beach, CA. 

Who Killed Painting?, curated by Shane Campbell, Werby Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA

 
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2012                      
UC Irvine Graduate Travel & Research Grant