“My Surrealist paintings are influenced by the simultaneous psychological impact of the pandemic, political discord, inequality, surveillance and technology, and the reality of climate change. Architectural and natural spaces set the stage for the interaction of color and form, inviting the viewer to imagine and interpret.”
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 Women in the Arts at Amerant Bank in Coral Gables, FL curated by Espacio Visible. Prior to this, she participated 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, La Pinta Art Fair, Art Basel official 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 completed her MFA at the University of Pennsylvania with awards for painting and color theory. Maynard-Sahar is originally from Boston, where she majored in painting and art education at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
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