Timeline

1996
Escola des Artes Visuais (School of Visual Arts) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1998
B.A. Columbia University, New York
1998–1999
Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship, awarded by Brandeis University, Brandeis, MA
2002
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Skowhegan, Maine
2004
M.F.A. Columbia University ; New York
2004
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Graduate Award
2004
Mortimer Frank Traveling Fellowship; Awarded by Columbia University, New York, NY
2004
Assilah Summer Moussem Artist Residency, Assilah, Morocco
2005
2005 NYFA Fellowship in Drawing/Printmaking/Book Arts
2006
Headlands Center for the Arts (Project Space), Sausalito, CA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Exhibitions

2012
AAF – Los Angeles, Atrium Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012
Paper Landscapes, curated by Lisa Freiman, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
2009–2010
Embrace!, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
2009–2010
Nicola López: Urban Transformations, Chazen Museum, Madison, WI (solo)
2009
Shadowland, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2009
SUPER CITY, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut
2009
BAM: New Wave Festival, curated by Dan Cameron, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
2009
28th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Mednarodni Graficni Likovni Center, Ijubljana, Slovenia
2009
A Fragile Reality, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2009
Esto es Aquello, Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo, Ciudad de México, Mexico
2009
Fresh from Chelsea: Selections from the collection of Robert and Lisa Feldman, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2008
Inprint, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
2008
Tangle, Cruz Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
2008
Nicola López, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York, NY (solo)
2008
In Jeder Sprache heisst das Gleich anders, Dina4 Gallery, Berlin
2008
Claiming Space, Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Gallery, University of Texas, El Paso, El Paso, TX
2008
Future Tense: Reshaping The Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
2008
American Soil, Nerman Museum of Art, Overland Park, KS
2008
Nicola López - Transformation City, Pace Prints, New York, NY
2008
Phantom Sightings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2007–2008
Orpheus Selection, PS1, New York, NY
2007–2008
Constriction Zone, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
2007
Tamarind Institute: Creation, Education, Collaboration, Governor's Gallery, State Capitol Building of New Mexico; Santa Fe, NM
2007
Sicalipsis Art, N2 Galeria, Barcelona, Spain
2007
Visions of Paradise, Utopias, Dystopias and Heterotopias, Espacio 1414, San Juan, PR
2007
Landscape Architect, curated by Jennifer Moon, Art Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2007
Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
2007
Consumption Junction, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2007
The Art & Artifice of Science, The Fine Arts Museum/Santa Fe at 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
2006
Nicola López, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
2006
This is That, Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
2006
Globalization and Its Side Effects,” Espacio 1414, San Juan, PR
2006
Nicola López, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Since 2000: Printmaking Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2006
Works on Paper, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH
2006
Egg Drop Soup, curated by Kat Griefen, Salon on South Second, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Papercut, curated by Amanda Coulson, Voges & Partner Galerie Frankurt, Germany
2006
Scenic Overlook, Center for Contemporary Art, curated by Cindy Conn, Santa Fe, NM
2006
Drawing Conclusions on the Wall, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
2006
Activator, The Bates College Museum, Lewiston, ME
2006
Swallow Harder: Selections from the Ben and Aileen Krohn Collection, Viewpoint Galleries, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2006
Seeing is Believing, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
2006
OverGrowth, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2005
National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2005
After Goya, LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia Univ., New York, NY
2005
Atravesando Fronteras, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM
2005
The (S) Files/The Selected Files, EL Museo del Barrio, The Museo de Arte in San Juan, PR
2005
Vertigo, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2005
Hot Town Summer in the City, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
2005
Nicola López & John Copeland, Irvine Contemporary Art, Washington, DC
2005
Greater New York 2005, PS1, Long Island City, NY
2004
Desire Lines, Fusebox, Washington, DC
2004
Martha and Me, Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York, NY
2004
Saturacion II, (two-person exhibit) Facultad de Arquitectura, UNAM, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
2004
Object of Desire, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2004
Freehand, Marvelli Lab, Brooklyn, NY
2004
SuperSalon, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
2003
Merry, Sideshow; Brooklyn, NY
2003
Maps and Other Myths, LACS Gallery at SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY (solo)
2003
Saturacion, (two-person exhibit) Instituto de Artes Graficos de Oaxaca; Oaxaca, Mexico
2003
Dress Me Up, SOIL Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002
Procession, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2002
Myth and Hybrid, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2002
Bon a Tirer, Brooklyn Front Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002
Merry Merry, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY
2002
Procession, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York City
2002
Myth and Hybrid, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NYC
2002
In Xochitl In Cuicatl: Flor y Canto: Reflections from Nuevo Mexico, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM
2002
Artist Books, Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Artist Books and Folios, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University,
2001
Made in Brooklyn, S. Cono Pizzeria, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Brewster Project, Site-specific Arts Event, Brewster, NY
2001
Art & Performance by Women, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Holiday Group Show, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY
2001
We Love Our Customers, Consulate General of the Republic of Hungary, New York, NY
2000
Territorios Colindantes, El Museuo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM
2000
Artists’ Books, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NYC
1999
Invasores, Taller de Manuel, Cusco, Perú
1999
Solitary Vices, Site 21/21, Albuquerque, NM
1999
Rescatando la Historia, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Cusco, Peru (solo)
1999
Included in Muestra Pictorica Colectiva de la Sociedad de Artistas del Cusco, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Cusco, Peru
1999
Transplantes, Taller de Manuel, Cusco, Peru (solo)
1997
Postcrypt Gallery, St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University, New York, NY

Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Instituto de Artes Graficos de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University, Middletown, WV
Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, AZ
Smith College, Northampton, MA