Nikita Gale and MacKenzie Stevens in Conversation

Thursday, September 26
10 AM
Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

art installation on wall

Nikita Gale, INTERCEPTOR, 2019. Mic stands, cables, metal studs. 85 x 138 x 89 in. (216 x 350.5 x 226 cm). Courtesy of the artist; 56 Henry, New York; and Martos Gallery, New York.

Artist-in-residence Nikita Gale and VAC Director MacKenzie Stevens engage in a gallery conversation surrounding Gale’s work in EASY LISTENING. The conversation will be followed by a listening session in the gallery led by Gale.


Nikita Gale (b. 1983, Anchorage, Alaska) received a BA from Yale University (2006) and an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles (2016). Gale has had solo exhibitions at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles (2018); Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (2018); 56 Henry, New York (2018); Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles (2017); PARMER,  Brooklyn (2014); and The Front, New Orleans (2013) amongst others. Gale has participated in group exhibitions at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha (2019); The New School, New York (2019); CUE Foundation, New York (2019); Cubitt, London (2019); Martos Gallery, New York (2019); Ceysson & Bénétière, Paris (2018); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018); Reyes Projects, Detroit (2018); Rodeo Gallery, London (2017); The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2017); Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, Stony Brook (2017); LUX, London (2017); LAXART, Los Angeles (2016); Ochi Projects, Los Angeles (2016); American Academy in Rome, Rome (2016); Public Fiction, Paris (2015); and the Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw (2015) amongst others. Gale has held residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and the Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY.