Summer Artist in Residence

The Summer Artist Residency provides an established artist with a brief studio opportunity to work on a specific project in Artspace’s Gallery One during the month of July. For more information about the Summer Artist Residency Program or to apply please visit Call for Summer Artist Residency.


Nicole Simpkins, 2019 Summer Artist in Residence
It Never Ends

Residency: July 2 – 27
Exhibition: August 2 – September 28

Resident Artist Talk + Tour with Casey McGuire + Nicole Simpkins
Saturday August 3, 12pm

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2019 Summer Artist in Residence Nicole Simpkins uses imagery of invasive plant species found in North Carolina as a visual metaphor of the gentrification that is choking out existing communities around us. Simpkins will use drawing and printmaking techniques to create a site-specific, interactive environment in Gallery 1, which will be her primary studio for the month of July. During regular hours, visitors are encouraged to enter the space, meet Simpkins, and learn about her work. Additionally, Simpkins will be hosting several free workshops outside of Artspace to engage the community in her process.

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Nicole Simpkins, It Never Ends, detail

 

Residency sponsored by Duke Energy 

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