RIDIC’S WORLD RECAP

In September, 2022, we culminated the LaunchPad project with a solo showcase gallery in a space in downtown Toronto. I took really wanted to get as much as I could from this experience so I doubled my personal showcase as a pop-up shop also. The showcase was a multi-media medley comprising of all that makes up RIDIC’S WORLD; fashion, traditional and digital art, sculptures, books … Continue reading RIDIC’S WORLD RECAP

22.4.22

Better belated than notta huh; I turned 31. I have never been good at self-celebration, and often my introvertedness rises to the top and I go inward in times of self celebration. I just always feel weird putting my own shit onto other people, good times & the bad. So I create, the best I can atleast. I have been working at a dispensary so … Continue reading 22.4.22

AGO: Talking Back & Together

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

F.R.V.R. x FREEDUMBXX : virtualGALLERIA

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

third.i.tired magazine

ISSUE #1: Steppin’ out the shadows In the journey of creation, it can be very difficult to know what to do with the light at the end of the tunnel. By this I mean, you can spend so much time and energy bringing an idea to life. Continuously talking yourself up and down throughout the entire process. The process of bringing yourself down, to then … Continue reading third.i.tired magazine

DESIRE LINES PROJECT

In the summer of 2019 I got offered a cool opportunity. I had been chosen by VIBEarts to participant in the Desire Lines project, presented by RBC and Pattison. It involved producing and facilitating a creative workshop, and creating some pieces to be showcased in a TTC subway station in January 2020. I had never been involved with such a multi-faceted project, but was excited … Continue reading DESIRE LINES PROJECT

CC; scrappaxx

The Creative Connection I have been leading and facilitating an upcycled fashion based workshop for youths in transition. Bringing Free2Be, a program helping youths transition out of the child welfare and foster care system, together with an organization I work with called VIBEarts, who bring creative workshops to underserved communities and their youth, to bring the first of my CreativeCnnction workshops to life. The first … Continue reading CC; scrappaxx

L8.BLOOMER

This is my final collection to end my studies of the fashion arts at Seneca College. Over the course of the final year we were tasked to conceive the themes and inspiration for a ten look fashion line, then we were to actually create 2-4 of the looks from that line. Those 2-4 looks were then compiled with my fellow student-designers’ lines into one grand … Continue reading L8.BLOOMER

Drunken Castles Galleria

     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