Untitled (After Delacroix), oil on Arches paper for oils, photo: Mateo Serna Zapata

“I’m a Miami artist originally from Boston. I make abstract oil paintings that combine landscape with years of looking at paintings. Shifting spaces are created through color relationships and assertive paint handling.”

Nicole Maynard-Sahar is an artist-in-residence at the Bakehouse Art Complex in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami. Her work is currently on view in Between the Legible and the Opaque: Approaches to an Ideal in Place curated by Adler Guerrier in the Audrey Love Gallery at the Bakehouse. Prior to this she participated in La Pinta Art Fair, Art Basel’s studio tours, and New Work at the Bakehouse Art Complex curated by Justin Long. She has had several solo exhibitions at the Bowery Gallery in New York City, Villanova University, and Johnson and Johnson’s World Headquarters. Her work is recognized by curators nationally and internationally, most notably by Marilyn Symmes, Curator of Prints and Drawings at Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum; David Kiehl, Curator of Prints at the Whitney Museum of American Art; Susan Cross, Assistant Curator of the Guggenheim Museum and by Judith Hecker, Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, Museum of Modern Art. She earned awards at the University of Pennsylvania for painting and color theory. Originally from Boston, Maynard-Sahar relocated to Miami in June 2017.

Accordion collage book, installation shot photo: Mateo Serna Zapata

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