I got offered an opportunity for a project last fall to be a part of this years cohort for the LAUNCHpad program. As a part of LAUNCHpad by VIBEarts, I got some funding to explore and execute some projects and pieces I have had in my head but not the budget to make reality. Especially in regards to my sculpting and mold-making, on the road … Continue reading VIBEarts: LaunchPad
Save the date! I created a short video showcase discussing some of my inspirations, creative practice and process. You can find the event on the AGO website and it will premier on their Facebook Live on December 17th @ 11:00 AM. It will also be available on my YouTube after the premier date. December 17th @ 11:00 AM – Raised by Fiction | by Nicholas … Continue reading AGO: Talking Back & Together
If you haven’t checked out my virtual shop, http://www.underbellysociety.com, get over there! We have been offering 1/1 upcycled fashion items for many years now. But! We are happy to announce in addition to that, to expand the products we can offer our customers, we are incorporating print on demand items. This will allow us to offer more regulated items, on a widespread basis. And it … Continue reading underbellysociety: Level up! New Stock!
The awesome folks at VIBEarts created a virtual gallery for the last two Desire Lines cohorts, check out some dope art by some amazing emerging artists! & as always a big shoussoutttt to VIBEarts for the opportunity. Always strong with the support for artists finding their way, thank you! https://www.desirelines.live/ Continue reading desirelines.live
As the world began to find its footing in the fresh new world of quarantine living, a land of frustrating video calls and internet purchasing. I took part in a residency that turned virtual, as to adapt to the new social circumstances. It offered a bit of directional focus, especially when it came to revolving in quarantine. Our focus as a collective of creatives was … Continue reading F.R.V.R. x FREEDUMBXX : virtualGALLERIA
In early 2018, Nicholas organized his own in-house art show. An art show showcasing his work along with a couple other artists from the Toronto area. Nicholas was on the verge of moving and decided to utilize the opportunity and space to celebrate and showcase his work in his own environment. It was a night of thrifty nostalgia, with art inspired by childhood … Continue reading Drunken Castles Galleria
The Moving Home Project was a brief collective I was a part of in the summer of 2016. We were brought together on a daily basis for two weeks to explore our experiences with lives consisting of a lot of transition brought on by the child welfare system. We discussed themes of expression and how the experiences effected each of us, and expressed though different … Continue reading The Moving Home Project
As an attempt to bring together young creatives from all different walks of life and different skill sets to form a collective, I created third.i.tired, with the assistance of my friend Stefana. The goal is to have a platform for young people to come together to collaborate on different projects to help build everyone’s portfolios, and to complete work they are proud of. It is … Continue reading third.i.tired
The Grow Up. series is an exploratory painting series comprising of over 30 canvas pieces. It is an exploration into a nostalgic mind, that was raised by fiction. How the characters of our childhoods, that we admired so much, have helped to shape us. And how a generation that has been fed so much pop-culture since birth, has refused to grow-up and are redefining what … Continue reading Grow up.