Niki Singleton

Born Vancouver, BC, Canada
Lives and Works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

MFA, New York Studio School, NY, NY, 2012
BFA, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, 1998

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016  Present Archaeology, Undercurrent Projects, LES, NY
2014  Living in the Garage, I-M-A-R, Lakeville, CT
2013  Gentrification of the Mind, 287 Spring Gallery, Dual artist installation and performance, Soho, NY
2011  Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Holocaust Museum, Book art exhibition and signing, Dallas, Texas
2009  Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Imagine Ic, Bijlmerplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Extraordinarily Inverse, Center For Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY - Sculptor and Dramaturge for Choreographer Thea Little's 75 min Feminist Dance Theater piece performed twice at CPR.

2017
Flatfile Exhibition, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
You’re the Puppet! By Post Election Therapy, Dixon Place, NYC - A multidisciplinary performance co-directed with Thea Little and Morgan Roddick ( Curated by CB Goodman )
Debtfair, Whitney Biennial, NYC ( Curated by Occupy Museums )
122 Days of Madness! Post Election Therapy, Underdonk Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
A Call to Action, Kustera Projects, Brooklyn, NY ( Curated by Anna Kustera )
ACLU benefit show, Brooklyn, NY
Bootstraps, SHIM Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
NASTY WOMEN, Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NY

2016
Election Therapy, Undercurrent Projects, LES, NYC
Control Equinox, Brooklyn Museum, Metrotech Plaza & Triskellion, Brooklyn NY – Dance Theater production in collaboration with choreographer Thea Little for The Beat Festival. (Curated by Ximena Garnica & Shige Moriya, Directors, Leimey, Williamsburg, NY)
BOS 2016: “Seeking Space”, DAVID&SCHWEITZER Contemporary, Bushwick, NY (Curated by Julie Torres and Michael David)
SUPER DUPER PLEINAIRE PAINTING, UnionDocs Festival, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY (Performed with Matt Blackwell and John Berklie)
New York Studio School Invitational, Alumni Show, NYSS Gallery, NYC (Juror: Miles Manning, Elizabeth Harris Gallery)

2015
Feral City, Undercurrent Projects, LES, NYC
Twilight Beasts, IMAR, Lakeville CT (Dance theater performance created in collaboration with choreographers Thea Little and Stephanie Tack)
CONTROL QUARTZ, Leimey / Cave, Brooklyn, NY (Collaborated with choreographer Thea Little on set for dance theater piece)
3 JURORS = 3 SHOWS, NYSS Gallery, NYC
Feminist Thesaurus Results, Self-curated for Brooklyn Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Phantasm, Friday Studio Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

2014
All Hands on Deck, US Department of Arts and Culture, On Lilac Steamship at Pier 25, NYC Street Art Walk in Williamsburg, Art in Odd Places, Brooklyn, NY
Shadowland - A Dance Theater production, IMAR, Lakeville, CT
Never Mind the Bollucks, Life on Mars Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
To Eat or be Eaten, Brooklyn Fireproof, Bushwick, NY (Public interactive performance with Angry Commerce)
Dadabomb, Whitebox Gallery, NYC (Commissioned by Doug Fitch and Giants Are Small and the Swiss Institute)
The Wall, Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery, Bushwick, NY The Last Brucennial, 837 Washington St., NYC

2013
Situational Junta, Bowery Poetry Club, NYC
Gentrification of the Mind, 287 Spring Gallery NYC ( Dual artist, large-scale installation and performance around Sarah Schulman's    book )
UTOPIAS - A Dance Theater production, IMAR, Lakeville, CT
North of my Brain South of my Ass, Studio 10, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY UniteWomen.org, Women's Caucus for Art, International
Portraits of Fern, Norte Maar Gallery, Bushwick, NY

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, CRITIQUES

2013 NYU, Visiting Artist Talk, Graphic Art and War Class, NYC
2013 PRATT, Brooklyn, NY, Visiting Artist at final critique.
2009 Imagine IC, The Other Sudan Festival, Amsterdam, NLS - Artist Talk, interview and discussion lead by Jelle Bouwhuis director Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam.

RESIDENCIES

2015 Residency, Lanchonete, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL (lanchonete.org)
         Residency, I-M-A-R, ( Co-director ) Lakeville, CT (www.i-m-a-r.org)
2014 Residency, Dawn of the Anthropocene, New York, NY
         Residency, I-M-A-R, ( Co-director ) Lakeville, CT
2013 Residency, I-M-A-R, ( Co-director ) Lakeville, CT
2012 Residency, Triangle Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Residency, Knock On Woods - Roaming Residency, Hoorn,
         NLS Residency, Hotelmariakapel, Hoorn, NLS
         Residency, Kunstfort Bij Vijfhuizen, Vifhuizen, NLS
2008 – 2009 Residency, La Générale En Manufacture, Sevres, FRANCE

AWARDS, HONORS, and LECTURES

2013, NYU, Visiting Artist Talk, Art and War Class, NY, NY
2010, LCU Housing Grant Award
4th 2010, 5th 2011, 6th, 2012 Showcase Winner, Artslant.com
2009, Imagine IC, The Other Sudan Festival, Artist Talk and interview and discussion lead by Jelle Bouwhuis director Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam

PUBLICATIONS AS ARTIST

2017 Queer City, Graphic Journal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2017 Regular Artwork Contributor, Arts Everywhere Platform, Musagetes, Guelf, Ontario, Canada
2015 Counter-Clockwise, NY, NY. Monthly political comic series published on The Mantle, an online political journal.
2012, OWS Hosting PDF, Brooklyn, USA, Illustration/Design Artist. Host an Occupier PDF to be used throughout the US. Produced with Todd Lester.
2011-2012, Coming Out of the Web 2.0 Closet, Brooklyn, NY, Comic Strip Artist.
Online tragic/comic strip Facebook project produced in collaboration with activist Todd Lester.
2008-2009, Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, NIA/DTA Non-Profits, Texas, USA, Paris, Amsterdam, NY. Graphic Novel Artist.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2017 ARTFUSE, A Call to Action at Kustera Projects ~ Alison Martin
Caroline Spivack, The Brooklyn Paper, Dancing about sculpture: Movement piece tackles giant figures, 2016
Adam Lehrer, Forbes.com, 7 Intriguing Artistic Eyes Spotted at The New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition, 2016
Cara Vincent, ARTEFUSE, DAVID&SCHWEITZER Contemporary Kicks Off Bushwick Open Studios With a Coming-of-Age Story of Brooklyn Art in the Present and Future, 2016
Joanna C. Valente, Luna Luna Magazine, Feral city is the Coolest Art Collaboration Right Now, 2015
Ben Sutton, Hyperallergic, Your Concise Guide to the 2015 Bushwick Open Studios, 2015
World Policy Institute Journal, Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan: Excerpts From Graphic Novel, 2012
Brooklyn Rail, Brucennial show Ad, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
Goodreads.com, Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, US, 2011
The Other Sudan Arts Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2009
Emmy Abdul Alim, Radio Interview, IOL Radio, Cairo, Egypt, April 28, 2009