Born Northridge, CA
Raised in Palmdale, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION
MFA, CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY, 2011

BFA, RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN, 2008

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
"Humdrum Catastrophes" Epicenter Projects, Site Specific, Coachella Valley CA

2013-2014
"1 IS THE ZERO THAT COMES BEFORE" VAST Space Projects, Las Vegas NV

2013
"Significance Swells" Western Project, Culver City CA

2011
"Flotsam & Jetsam" Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
"Slightly Undercooked" BBQLA, Los Angeles CA
"Altered Objects" University Art Galley, CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson CA
"Summer Sculpture Show" Now Space, Los Angeles CA
"UFOloigy" Outpost Project, Joshua Tree CA

2015
"Lawn Ornaments" Outside Gallery, Los Angeles CA
"Recent Acquisitions" Marjorie Barrick Museum, UNLV, Las Vegas NV

2014
"Being Here and There" MOAH, Lancaster CA
"The Beautiful: Contemporary Images of America" California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks CA
"LA n CV" Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio CA

2013
"Homing Pigeon: Edition 2" Gallery Lara, Tokyo, Japan
"Shangrila: Burrito Deluxe" Curated by Steven Bankhead and Jesse Benson, Joshua Tree CA
"14<40" Orange Coast College, Coasta Mesa CA
"The 10th Circle" Curated by David Pagel, VAST Space Project, Las Vegas NV (catalog)

2012
"Case Study Los Angeles II: On the Perimeter" Jaus Gallery, Los Angeles CA
"Shangrila:Oasis" Joshua Tree CA
"Heap" Temple / Ad Hoc Gallery, Los Angeles CA
"Medicine Chest" Lux Lighting, Sun Valley CA
"Trilateral Exchange" Claremont Graduate University, Claremont CA

2011
"Get Lucid" 5790 Projects at The R&R Gallery, Los Angeles CA
"Split Second Split: Part 2" Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA
"Split Second Split: Part 1" Claremont Graduate University, Claremont CA
"GLAMFA" California State University Long Beach, Long Beach CA (catalog)
"Chain Letter", Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica CA

2010
"Friction" East Gallery, Claremont CA

AWARDS & HONORS
2014
Alice C. Cole Fellowship (nominee)

2011
Joe Sonneman Prize in Photography

2010-2011
Claremont Graduate University, Fellowship

2005-08
Rhode Island School of Design, Scholarship Award

COLLECTIONS
UNLV, Barrick Museum, Las Vegas NV

The Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Orange CA

PUBLICATIONS & CATALOGS
10th Circle Catalog, Vast Space Projects, 2013

"The Rhythm is Odd" 2013 (Self Published)

GLAMFA Catalog, Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts exhibition at Cal
State Long Beach, 2011

Foothill Journal, Volume 1, 2011

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015 Kimberly Nichols, Epicenter Projects: Inspired By a Crack in The Earth, Artdependence Magazine, September 30

2015 Dawn-Michelle Baude, ‘Recent Acquisitions’ finds continuity in a stunningly diverse curation, Las Vegas Weekly, July 22

2015 Kristen Peterson, Barrick’s ‘Recent Acquisitions’ highlights contemporary art in Las Vegas, Las Vegas Weekly, June 24

2015Larissa Nickel, Being Here and There: Ambiguous Boundaries and Contested Terrains, KCET Artbound, January 7

2013 Dawn-Michelle Baude, "Spotlight: Las Vegas", Art LTD., January

2013 Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review Journal, January 8

2013 Dawn-Michelle Baude, "Nicolas Shake plays with themes of presence and absence at Vast" Las Vegas Weekly, December 18

2013 David Pagel, "1 Is The Zero That Comes Before" exhibition catalog

2013 Dough Harvey, "Review: No Region Would" Dough On The Go, October 2

2013 Dave Barton, '14@<40' Young at Art, OC Weekly, October 10

2013 Christopher Knight, “Created Just for the Moment” Los Angeles Times, May 24

2013 Molly Enholm, Editorial: Feature, Visual Art Source

2013 David Pagel, " The10th Circle", exhibition catalog, Smacksheets publishing

2013 Dawn-Michelle Baude, “The 10th Circle’ is a vibrant –provoking triumph” at Vast Space Projects, Las Vegas Weekly, March 6