Nikki Schiro is a native New York artist.

Her studies in art include an M.F.A. (2006) and B.F.A. (2002) from Hunter College, NY, as well as the Saturday Outreach Program (1997) at Cooper Union College for the Advancement of Fine Art.  Schiro has exhibited extensively in galleries, museums, non-profit and alternative spaces, home and abroad.

Schiro has been exibiting and engaging with China since 2010. She was selected as a foreign exhibitor for the Third Nanjing International Arts Festival, this November 2016, an exhibit that focuses on the effects of globalization.  In January (2016) Schiro was one of two Americans selected to exhibit in the Inaugural International Invitational Biennale of Emei MOCA (LeShan, Sichuan Provence). Nikki was invited to live and work for several months in China via the Red Gate Residency (Beijing, 2011) and Highland Residency (Chengdu, 2010), each latent with remarkable achievement.  In 2011 Schiro integrated with local art community and was nominated to co-curate and exhibit at Nova Art Coordinates Gallery, (BeiGao, BeiJing). In 2010, she was invited to exhibit at The Woman and Children Museum  (Chengdu) for an exhibition of contemporary women artists in China. Nikki Schiro also became the first foreign artist to have a Solo Exhibition in Chengdu, at the Blue Roof Gallery, initiated and curated by the artist HE GONG.

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2010 Solo Exhibition Reaching the Peak of Mt. Kilamonjaro, Nikki's Highland, Blue Roof Art Gallery, Chengdu, China

*First Ever Solo Exhibition for a Foreign Artist in Chengdu

Above Video; Nikki is interviewed about her position as Artist in Residence in a clip about the Helen Sawaya Fund.

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Nikki has been working as the Artist in Residence for Oncology/Hematology at Mount Sinai West Hospital, a residency of The Creative Center at University Settlement, since 2008.


Her residency is fully funded by:  The Helen Sawaya Fund.


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The Broome Hotel, houses 25 paintings by Nikki Schiro from the Boitier Collection, as well as Fei Jia Cun's New Street Hustler. Stop in and see what's on view.

Nikki Schiro is the co-founder and director of OZANEAUX ArtSpace , a philanthropic, artist-run exhibition/project space established in 2009, with her partner, Frederic Ozaneaux. She volunteers her personal time, knowledge and professional experience to empower underrepresented artists and curators in her professional community, creates a platform for International/Cultural Exchange and facilitates new relationships between people in her professional and personal community. The gallery sits in the heart of New York City’s Main Gallery District, Chelsea.


100% of the proceeds from sales go to the exhibiting artists.  

CONTACT

nikki@nikkischiro.com


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2016 Inaugral International Invitational Biannel Exhibition at Emei Museum of Contemporary Art, Leshan Province, China

Top: He Gong's Studio, Gao Fandian, Chengdu       Middle-Left: Censored Work Emei MoCa (Main Building)       Middle-Right, Bottom-Left: Emei MoCa (Annex)      Bottom Right: Emei MoCa (Main Building)

2012 Solo Exhibition Let them Find an Effigy, They'll Never Find Me, Crossing Arts Gallery, NY

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Larry Sells Selena a Nikki (Illusional Success Story) is featured as the image to represent Larry Gagosian in "Chercheurs D'Art" written by Yann Kerlau

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2014 Special Collectors Preview of Finding Ganesha Series; OZANEAUX ArtSpace, New York City


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