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EDUCATION:
Carnegie Mellon University. University Honors.
B.F.A. Painting, Drawing, & Printmaking. 1995.
The Ecole De Beaux Arts. Tours, France. 1993.
Maryland Institute, College of Art. MFA in Studio Art. 2007.
 
Selected Exhibitions:

2024

Upcoming: Drawing Imaginary Spaces: Reflections on Time, Space, Site, and Narrative Book Publication. Be PI. Bureau d'étude de pratiques indisciplinées. University of Quebec at Montreal. Montreal, Canada.

Upcoming: Time Lines (Projections). George Washington Carver Center for the Arts and Technology. (Solo.)

Across the Line. Studio Montclair. Montclair, NJ.

2023

Passage of Time. A. D. Gallery. University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Pembroke, NC.

Cellphone Library. Vox Populi. Philadelphia, PA.

2023 Drawing National. Ellington-White Contemporary and Rosenthal Gallery. Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC.

2022

The Unstable Line. AIR Gallery. Curated by Rebecca Wild. Altrincham, UK. 

Signals. NADiff A/P/A/R/T. Curated by Hiraku Suzuki and Kazuki Nakahara. Tokyo, Japan.

Not Just Landscapes. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA.

2021:

Drawn to Time. DRN Temporal Drawing Conference Online Exhibition. Curated by Susan Kemenyffy. Loughborough University. Loughborough, UK.

Tracks and Traces. Online Virtual Exhibition organized by AIR Gallery. Altrincham, UK.

Donald M. Robinson Photography Biennial. Southern Alleghenies Art Museum. Loretto, PA. 

2020:

Into the Void. Towson Center for the Arts Gallery. Towson University. Curated by Susan Isaacs and Erin Lehman. Towson, MD.

Developed Work. Midwest Center for Photography. Wichita, KS.

Walkabout. Midwest Center for Photography. Wichita, KS.

Art Teleported. The Box Factory. Ridgewood, New York.

Progressions. Czong institute of Contemporary Art. Gimpo, South Korea.(Solo).

Form. Line. Shape. Space. Todd Art Gallery. Middle Tennessee State University. Murfreesboro, TN.

2019

Contemporary Drawing in the Pacific Northwest. EWU Art Gallery. Eastern Washington State University.  Cheney, WA.

Artistic Psychologies. The Art Galleries at CCBC, Essex Gallery. Baltimore, MD. Curated by Natalie Lezcano and Caroline Pence.

2018
Transparent Factors In Form and Content. NIU Art Museum. Northern Illinois University. Curated by Peter Olson. DeKalb, IL.

Lines of Thought. Czong Institute for Contemporary Art. Gimpo, South Korea. 
2017
​Emulsion. Pepsico Center. 2017. Washington, D.C.
2016
Between Two Points. Scene. Metrospace. Michigan State University.
East Lansing, MI.
Time Lines. John Fonda Gallery at Theatre Project. Baltimore, MD. (Solo).
The Drawing Board. District of Columbia Arts Center. Washington, D.C.
Drawing Lines Across Mediums. Site: Brooklyn. Brooklyn, New York. (Solo Installation).
Drawing Never Dies. Red Line Contemporary Art Center. Denver, CO.
2015
Shadow Echoes, Common Ground Gallery. VisArts. Rockville, MD (Solo).

2014
Trawick Prize Finalist Exhibition. Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. Gallery B. Bethesda, MD.
De composition. Allan Priebe Gallery. University of Wisconsion, Osh Kosh, WI.
Navigation Puzzle. Delaware Center for Contemporary Art. Wilmington, DE
Transforming New York City. The Lodge Gallery. Curated by Karen Marrero. New York, New York.
2013
Broad Spectrum. Delaware Center for Contemporary Art. Wilmington, DE.
Fractured Echoes. Arts Club of Washington. Washington D.C. (solo) 
2012
Centennial Juried Exhibition. Delaware Art Museum. Wilmington, DE.
Sondheim Semifinalist Exhibition. Meyerhoff Gallery. Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD.
2011
Duets. Delaware Center for Contemporary Art. Wilmington, DE.
Traversing Dimensions. Caladan Gallery. Cambridge, MA.
Drawing Connections. Sienna Art Institute. Sienna, Italy.
2010
Drawing in the Expanded Field. Hatton Gallery. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO.
Extensions. The Arts Club of Washington. Washington, D.C. (Solo.)
2009
Vox V. Vox Populi. Philadelphia, PA.
2008
Stop and Go. Gallery at Flashpoint. DC Arts Incubator. Washington, D.C. (Solo).
2007
Suspended Continuum(s). Decker Gallery. Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD. (Solo Thesis Show).
MICA 9. Center for Emerging Artists. Philadelphia, PA.
2006
Not to Scale. Target Gallery. Torpedo Art Center. Alexandria, VA.
Empirical/Experimental. Manifest Creative Research/Drawing Center. Cincinnati, OH.
100% Centennial. Carnegie Mellon University. Purnell Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh, PA
International Juried Show. The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. Summit, NJ (Juror Patterson Sims, Montclair Art Museum.)
2005
Marcella Geltman Gallery. Art Center of Northern New Jersey. New Milford, NJ
Juror Jordan Kant.
2004
Conduction/Containment. ALL. Arts and Literature Laboratory. New Haven, CT
Fusion. Function. Form. Union Street Gallery. Chicago Arts Incubator. Chicago, IL
The Art Center of Northern New Jersey.
(Juror Susan Cross, Assistant Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.)
2003
International Juried Show, Pleiades Gallery. New York, NY. 2003
(Juror Anne Umland, Associate Curator, Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, MOMA, NY)
2002
Abstraction V. Period Gallery. Omaha, Nebraska.
2001 
16th National Biennial Exhibition of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society.  Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA. (Juror David Rhodes, UCLA Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, CA.)

Day or Night. Gallery 214. Montclair, NJ.
Small Impressions. The Printmaking Council of New Jersey. Juror Zarina Hashmi.
Pressed and Pulled IX. Georgia College and State University. College of Arts & Sciences. Milledgeville, GA.

Abstraction IV International. Period Gallery. Omaha, Nebraska.
2000 

Four Montalvo Artists Reflect on Organic Forms. Exhibition of Work by Four Former Artist Residents Highlighting Pivotal Moments in their Art Making.
Curated by Montalvo Gallery Director, Therese Rohan. California's Historic Estate for the Arts. Villa Montalvo. Saratoga, CA.

Cross Currents. The Walter Anderson Museum of Art. Ocean Springs, Missouri.
Drawing 2000 International. Period Gallery. Omaha, Nebraska.
National Small Oil Painting Exhibition Wichita Center for the Arts. Wichita, Kansas.
1999
Small Impressions 99 National & Traveling ExhibitionThe Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Brookdale Community College, Department of Environmental Protection, Kean University Gallery. Somerville, NJ.
Toe Five Two. Pedestrian. A Gallery of Contemporary Art. Jacksonville, FL.
Watermark '99: Works on Paper. Southeastern Community College. Whitehead, NC. 1999
20th National. The Schenectady Museum. The Print Club of Albany. Schenectady, NY.
5th National. The Highland Cultural Arts Center. (Juror Jennifer Park, Lecturer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.) Highland, NY.
1998
Workshop Prints. Goya Girl Press. Baltimore, MD.
Selected Works. Goya Girl Press/Park School Gallery. Baltimore, MD.
1997
71st International Print Competition. The Print Center. Juror Peter Von Ziegesar. Philadelphia, PA.
In Western New York. The Carnegie Art Center. Buffalo, NY.
1996
An Invitation to Draw. Gallery at Montalvo. California’s Historic Estate for the Arts. Villa Montalvo. Saratoga, CA. Curated by Theres Rohan.


Residencies/Recognitions:

Finalist and Official Selection. London International Creative Awards. CREATE (Art). London, England. 2023.

Honorable Mention, London International Creative Award (Installation). London England. 2017.
Candidate, The FID Prize. (Federation of International Drawing) Paris, France. 2017.
Finalist, Trawick Prize. Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. 2014.
Honorable Mention, London International Creative Award (Installation). London, England. 2012.
Semi-Finalist, Sondheim Prize. 2012.
Exhibitor, Concrete Geometries. Spatial Form in Social and Aesthetic Processes. Architectural Association, School of Architecture, London, England. 2011.
Artist Residency. Soaring Gardens. Ora Lehrman Trust. 2009.
Artist Residency. CA's Historic Estate for the Arts. Montalvo Arts Center. Saratoga, CA.
Artist Residency. Mendocino Art Center. Mendocino, CA.
Artist Residency. The Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT. (Partial Fellowship) 1995..


Projects:

Expanded Drawing Practices (exdrawp)  2015-current. A blog featuring contemporary drawing from artists around the world.

Drawing Tube Collective Contributor. www.drawingtube.org

Conferences/Talks:

Drawing Imaginary Spaces: Reflections on Time, Space, Site, and Narrative Discussion. Be PI. Bureau d'étude de pratiques indisciplinées. University of Quebec at Montreal. Montreal, Canada. 2024.

Conglomerate(s). Art Teleported. The Box Factory. Ridgewood, NY. 2020.
Draw it Out! Panelist/Artist Talk. Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD. 2018.
The Fluid Feminine. A Sharing of Speech: Scholarship on or Inspired by the Work of Luce Irigaray. Artist Talk. University of Winchester. Winchester, UK. 2017.
Shadow Echoes. Artist Talk. VisArts. Rockville, MD. 2015.
Duets. Artist Talk. Delaware Center for Contemporary Art. Wilmington, DE. 2011.
A Feminist Tao. The Irigaray Circle. Artist Talk. Hofstra University. Hofstra, NY.
Flash Forums. Artist Talk. Gallery at Flashpoint. Washington D.C.
MFA Thesis Artist Talk. Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD. Summer 2007.

Publications/Press:

Signals Organized by Drawing Tube, Hiraku Suzuki and Kazuki Nakahara.. Essay by Jan-Phillip Fruehsorge. 2022.

Drawn to Time. Curatorial Statement by Susan Kemenyffy. Loughborough University. Loughborough, UK. 2021.

Form, Line. Shape. Space. (Catalog).  Todd Art Gallery. Middle Tennessee State University. Murfreesboro, TN. 2020.

Exhibitions. Transparency Exhibition Suite. CGN. Chicago Gallery News. 2019. 
Lines of Thought. (Catalog) Czong Institute for Contemporary Art. Seoul, South Korea. 2018.

​Emulsion. 2017. (Catalog) Washington, D.C.​
Between Two Points. (Catalog) SCENE Metrospace. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI.
Nicole lenzi. Shadow Echoes. Montgomery Magazine. Rockville. Md 2015.
Transforming New York Street Objects. (Catalog) Organized by site 95. Curated by Karen Marrero.
Nicole Lenzi and Ellen Fienberg. The Arts Club of Washington.  Dr. Christopher With. 2013.
site95. Journal  Issue 01. Volume 11. Artist Project. Nicole Lenzi.
Delaware Art Museum Juried Centennial Exhibition. (Catalog) Essay by John B. Ravenal. Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Nicole Lenzi. Caladen Gallery. Review by Majorie Kaye. 2012.
Traversing Dimensions. Nicole Lenzi.  Caladan Gallery. Marjorie Kaye. 2011.
Drawing in the Expanded Field. (Catalog)  Essay by Deanna Petheridge and Howard Riley. 2010.
City Lights. Critics Picks. Nicole Lenzi.Stop and Go. Washington City Paper. By Maura Judkis. October 10/29/09.
Fall Art Critics Picks. Nicole Lenzi. .While You are Waiting, Stop and Go. (Gallery at Flashpoint). The Washington Post Express. September 2009.
Shifting Gears. The Washington Post Express. October, 2009.
Empirical/Experimentall (Catalog) Manifest Creative Drawing /Research Center. 2006.
The Gallery at Villa Montalvo. Selected Exhibitions from 1996 through 2000. Curated by Theres Rohan. Critical Essay by Mary Hull Webster.
16th National Biennial Exhibition. (Catalog) Essay by David Rhodes UCLA
Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Organic Forms Inspire Artists in Current Show. Review by Shari Kaplan. Saratoga News. Saratoga, CA. March 1996. 
Schenectady Museum Print Show (Catalog) Essay by Robert Kipniss. Oct.
Rich Works Redeem a Jumbled Theme. Review by John Dorsey. Baltimore, MD. The Baltimore Sun. August
The 71st Annual International Competition.. Eesay by Juror Peter Von Ziegesar. Philadelphia, PA. (Catalog)
Montalvo Draws on the Joy of Fundamentals. Review by Chiori Santiago. San Jose, CA. June 1996. The Mercury News.
An Invitation to Draw at Villa Montalvo.. Review by Casey FitzSimmons. San Francisco, CA. July 1996. Artweek.

Press for Expanded Drawing Practices Blog:
Expanded by Nicole Lenzi. Drawing Tube, The Wall. (Blog by Hiraku Suzuki) Tokyo, Japan. 2017.
Artist Emerges onto the World Stage. 1/26/2017. Northern Star. Australia.
Mullen Artist Gains International Acclaim.  1/26/2017. Echo Net Daily. Australia.