Nikita Gale and MacKenzie Stevens in Conversation

Tuesday, September 24
2 PM
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.


Bio

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.