Mixed-media installation artist Nicola Ginzel lives and works in Brooklyn, New York City (NYC). She had her first ten-year retrospective and traveling museum exhibition,“ Language, Symbol, Artifact,” at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art in 2013. Other selected solo exhibitions have been at Cathouse FUNeral in Brooklyn; Jenny Jaskey Gallery in Philadelphia; Corridor Gallery in Reykjavik, Iceland; Heskin Contemporary in NYC; The Gallery@1GAP curated by Spence Projects in Brooklyn; and SEASON, curated by Robert Yoder in Seattle, Washington. In collaboration with Carter Ratcliff, FreedmanArt featured her work in ‘Hiding in Plain Sight, Objects Common and Curious’ this year in NYC.
She is the recipient of a 2019–20 Fulbright US scholar grant, has been the recipient of grants from the Mayer Foundation, Max's Kansas City Project, and Artists’ Fellowship Inc, and was nominated for a Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant.
Residencies include SIM—The Icelandic Visual Arts Association and Reykjavik Art Museum Residency; The Skaftfell Cultural Center Residency in Seydisfjördur, Iceland; BoxoPROJECTS in Joshua Tree, California; and the upcoming Artist–in–Residency Studios MuseumsQuartier in Vienna, Austria, in spring 2020.
Selected reviews include Artcritical by Stephanie Buhmann, Art in America by Janet Kopolos, The Philadelphia Inquirer by Edith Newhall, Louise Blouin Meida's Modern Painters, Time Out New York, New Art TV, The Chicago Tribune, and on Hyperallergic by John Yau in 2018.