EDUCATION

2004     B.A. Visual & Critical Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL

2009     M.A. Art History (Paleolithic Studies), l’Université Lumière Lyon; Lyon, France 

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018     Nikki Vismara – Gallery 1317; San Francisco, CA

2018     Kat Greene & Nikki Vismara – Barba Contemporary Art; Palm Springs, California

2017     Nikki Vismara & Gerald Arrington – Slate Art Consulting at Oakland City Center; Oakland, California

2017     Nikki Vismara – The San Francisco Zen Center; San Francisco, California

2015     Nikki Vismara & Ellen Markoff – One Sansome; San Francisco, California

2014     Nikki Vismara – L Street Lofts Pop Up; Sacramento, California

2012     Narratives: Nikki Vismara – Gallery 14; Sacramento, California

2012     Nikki Vismara – The Pick Me Up; Lyon, France

2011     Nikki Vismara – Wilfrid Karloff; Lyon, France

2011     Nikki Vismara – Appartement 16; Lyon, France

2010     Nikki Vismara – HAYS; Lyon, France

2007     Monthly Mosaic: Nikki Vismara & Stefan Burnett– Sacramento News & Review; Sacramento, California

2001     Nikki Vismara – Britt Steele; Sacramento, California   

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2019     Small Works Exhibit – Lemonade Stand Gallery; Key West, Florida

2019     Beyond The Selfie – The Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park; Highland Park, Illinois

2019     Divergent Evolution – Studio Montclair; Montclair, New Jersey

2019     Craft Revolution – Orange County Center for Contemporary Art; Santa Ana, California

2019     Snap! – Arc Gallery; San Francisco, California

2018     Black and White – Core New Art Space; Denver, Colorado

2018     The stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles – The Venice Kinney; Los Angeles, California

2018     Purely Abstract – Healdsburg Center for the Arts; Healdsburg, California

2018     ArtSpan Benefit Art Auction – SOMArts; San Francisco, California

2018     The stARTup Art Fair San Francisco: ArtSpan Group Exhibition– Hotel del Sol; San Francisco, California

2016     One Hundred Years, One Hundred Artists – The Kondos Gallery at Sacramento City College; Sacramento, California

2016     ArtSpan: Art-In-Neighborhoods – Piano Fight; The Mosser Hotel; & Hotel Adagio; San Francisco, California

2013     Feast For The Eyes – Blue Line Art Gallery; Roseville, California

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019     Water Music – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco, California

2019     Movers and Shakers – The Drawing Room; San Francisco, California

2019     Art Palm Springs w/Barba Contemporary Art – Palm Springs Convention Center; Palm Springs, California

2018     X Materia – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco, California

2018     Kevin Barry Fine Art – San Francisco, CA & Santa Monica, California

2018     Mailing Home – The Tides Thoreau Center at The Presidio; San Francisco, California

2018     Cracking Nutshells – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco, California

2018     Modernism Week w/ Gallery 925 – Palm Springs Convention Center; Palm Springs, California

2017     Burning Bright – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco, California

2017     The Depth of Perception – Barba Contemporary Art; Palm Springs, California

2016     Tracks and Echoes – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco, California

2017     Khrome Studios – Slate Art Consulting at The San Francisco Design Center; San Francisco, California

2017     Marching Home – The Tides Thoreau Center for Sustainability at The Presidio; San Francisco , California

2016     SF Scenes – Gallery 1317; San Francisco, California

2016     Gallery Artists – Simone Beckett Gallery; Los Gatos, California

2016     Art for Asylum – Like Minded Gallery; San Francisco, California

2015     Nikki Vismara: Featured Artist, Beauty Week – Saks' Fifth Avenue; San Francisco, California

2006     5th Annual Short Film Festival of Caen (5e festival du marathon film court); Caen, France

2001     Frank Zamora: Mentor & Mentees – 20th Street Art Gallery; Sacramento, California

ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

2017-2019  SF Fall Open Studios Committee (ArtSpan); San Francisco, California

2018            Live Painting: ArtSpan at Sunday Streets in Mission/Excelsior; San Francisco, California

2015-2017  In-store Artist: Molton Brown at Neiman Marcus & Saks' Fifth Ave; San Francisco, California

2018            Featured Artist & Volunteer: Kindred Spirits Care Farm School Auction; Los Angeles, California

2017            Artists in Conversation – DZINE Gallery; San Francisco, California

2016            Juror: Youth Art Contest – California State Parks Foundation; San Francisco, California

2016            ArtSpan Artwork Rental – The Zellerbach Family Foundation; San Francisco, California

2016            Juror: Nancy Pelosi’s Congressional Art Competition – The Asian Art Museum; San Francisco, California

2015            Volunteer Artist: Birdsong 3 Mural at The Journal Building; San Francisco, California

2015            Nikki Vismara: Featured Artist, Beauty Week – Saks' Fifth Avenue; San Francisco, California

2015-2017  Visual Merchandising Freelance Associate – Saks’ Fifth Avenue; San Francisco, California

2016-2019  Volunteer Artist & ­Teacher: Summer Intensive Workshop– ArtSeed; San Francisco, California

2012            Cofounder: Biket Initiative (partner project of Grain de Sable) – Tegourou, Mali & Lyon, France

2008-2013 Adjunct Faculty: Art History – The National Institute of Applied Sciences; Lyon, France

2006            Visiting Guest Lecturer – Sacramento City College; Sacramento, California

 

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· Le Mag Francophone: "Nikki Vismara" by Annie Joly – Winter 2018

· “Fostering Creativity in the Excelsior District of San Francisco” by Patrick Canfield – March 2018

· Art and Cake LA: “stARTup Art Fair 2018” by Genie Davis – February 2018

· Arcadia Weekly: “2018 L.A. Art Fair Preview” by Jeff Davis – January 2018

· Palm Springs Art Patron: "Dark Matter" by Christine Dodd – January/February 2018

· Arcadia Weekly: “2018 L.A. Art Fair Preview” by Jeff Davis – December 2018

· Vie Magazine: "Dirtbag City: Art & Artists of San Francisco" by Lizzie Locker – July 2017

· WhereTraveler Magazine: "San Francisco Art Scene: 11 Things to Watch" by Brittney Shoot – October 2016

∙ One Hundred Years, One Hundred Artists: An Exhibition Featuring Seven Decades of Sacramento City College Art; Sacramento City Art Department Centennial Exhibition – 2016

· Inside the City, Cover Artist; Sacramento – 2009 & 2013