CV

EDUCATION
MFA Columbia University;  New York, NY
BA Columbia University;  New York, NY

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
La Calera Residency, Oaxaca, Mexico  (2007, 2009, 2011); The Inside-Out Residency,  Beijing, China (2012); 
NMSBA (New Mexico Small Business Assistance) Program,  NM (2010, 2011); Bard Research Fund Grant, Bard College, 
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY (2011);Headlands Center for the Arts (Project Space), Sausalito, CA (2006); 
NYFA Fellowship in Drawing/Printmaking/Book Arts (2005); Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Graduate Award (2004); 
Mortimer Frank Traveling Fellowship; Awarded by Columbia University, NY, NY (2004); Assilah Summer Moussem Artist 
Residency, Assilah, Morocco (2004); Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship, awarded by Brandeis University 
Brandeis, Mass (1998-9) 

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS and PROJECTS

2013  "Un-building Things" Installation commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art 
      for the Balcony Lounge; NY, NY
      "Land of Illusion" Pace Prints Gallery; NY, NY
2012  "Scarabs" Set Design for dance performance in collaboration with Nimbus Dance 
      Works (Choreography: Samuel Pott, Music: Samson Young)
2012  "Invasores e Impostores" La Calera;Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
      "Notes on the Tower" Tamarind Institute Gallery; Tamarind Institute, 
      Albuquerque, NM
2011  "Intervals: Nicola López" Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; New York, NY
      "Marañas"  Arroniz Arte Contemporaneo; Mexico DF, Mexico
      "Structural Detours" Pace Prints Gallery; NY, NY 
2010  "Small Transformations" Elizabeth Leach Gallery; Portland, OR 
      "Nicola López: Urban Transformations" Mesaros Galleries at West Virginia University; 
      Morgantown, WV
2009  "Shadowland" Caren Golden Fine Art; NY, NY
      "Nicola López: Urban Transformations" Chazen Museum; Madison, WI
2008  "Tangle" Cruz, Santa Fe, NM
      "Transformation City" Pace Prints Chelsea, NY
2007  "Constriction Zone" Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
2006  "OverGrowth" Caren Golden Fine Art; NY, NY
2005  "Vertigo" Caren Golden Fine Art; NY, NY
2003  "Maps and Other Myths" LACS Gallery at SUNY Stony Brook; Stony Brook,NY
1999  "Rescatando la Historia" Museo de Arte  Contemporáneo; Cusco, Perú
      "Transplantes"  Taller de Manuel;  Cusco, Perú             
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013  "Interruption: 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts" International Centre of Graphic Arts; 
      Ljubljana, Slovenia 
      "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection" Metropolitan Museum of Art; 
      New York, NY
2012  "Inside Out 2012"  The Inside-Out Museum; Beijing, China
      "Space Invaders" Lehman College Art Gallery; Bronx, NY
2011  "Shifting Borders / In Transit; Of Bridges and Borders Phase III"; Centro Cultural de Espana en 
      Buenos Aires; Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010  Museo Nacional de la Estampa; Mexico DF, Mexico
      "Oblique/Acute" Brattleboro Museum & Art Center; Brattleboro, VT
2009  "Next Wave Festival" Brooklyn Academy of Music; Brooklyn, NY
      "Embrace!" Denver Art Museum; Denver, CO
      "Invasive" School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL (2-person exhibition)
2008  "Claiming Space: Mexican Americans in U.S. Cities"; Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the 
      Visual Arts, University of Texas at El Paso; El Paso, TX
      "Phantom Sightings" Los Angeles County Museum of Art; LA, CA (also at Museo Alameda, San Antonio, TX; Contemporary 
      Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ; Museo de Arte de Zapopan; Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; Museo del Barrio, NY, NY)
2007  "The Orpheus Selection" P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center; Long Island City, NY
      "American Soil" Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art; Johnson County Community College,
      Overland Park, Kansas
2006  "Since 2000: Printmaking Now" Museum of Modern Art; NY, NY
2005  "The (S) Files / The Selected Files" El Museo del Barrio; NY, NY and Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico; San Jan, PR
      Nicola López / John Copeland (two-person exhibit); Irvine Contemporary Art; Washington, DC
      "Greater New York 2005" PS1 Contemporary Art Center; Queens, NY
2004  "Saturación II" (two-person exhibit) Galería Biblioteca Lino Picaseno, UNAM, 
      Ciudad de México, México
2003  "Saturación" (two-person exhibit) Instituto de Artes Gráficos de Oaxaca; 
      Oaxaca, México
2002  "In Xóchitl In Cuicatl : Flor y Canto : Reflections from Nuevo México" Museum of International 
      Folk Art;  Santa Fe, NM
2000  "Territorios Colindantes" El Museo Cultural, sponsored by La Voz Festival de las Americas; 
      Santa Fe, NM
1999  "Muestra Pictórica Colectiva de la Sociedad de Artistas del Cusco" Museo de Arte 
      Contemporaneo;  Cusco, Perú
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Bua, Matt and Goldfarb, Maximilian. Architectural Inventions; Visionary Drawings. 2012 pp 34,129.
Coulson, Amanda. “A Beautiful Mess,” Art on Paper March/April 2006, pp. 41-42
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González Rosas, Blanca.  “La Marana en el arte contemporáneo,” El Proceso, April 20, 2011
Harper’s Magazine, “Mis-Communicated,” August 2006, p. 30 (illus.)
Harris, Jane.  “Nicola López,” The Village Voice, April 20-26, 2005
Kamholz, Roger.  “Nicola López: Vertigo,” The Brooklyn Rail, May 2005, p. 18 (illus.)
La Santa Cultura Visual #3, ‘Emporio’. Nicola López, 2009,  pp.98-107 (illus.)
López, Nicola. “Landscapes,” Aztlan – A Journal of Chicano Studies, vol. 32, no. 2, Fall 2007 (cover illus.)
Nicola López: Urban Transformations, Catalog for exhibition at the Chazen Museum (Madison, WI) and Mesaros Galleries 
at University of West Virginia (Morgantown, WV); essay by Kristina Olson and forward by Russell Panzcenko; WVU 2009
Olivia, Anres, “Papiroflexia,” Belio Magazine, Aug. 2006, Ed. 021, p. 25-30
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