Nicole Lavelle lives in California. She works with people, place, paper, language, and landscape.

    She works as an artist and a graphic designer.

    She collaborates as Multi Studio and PLACE TALKS.

    She is an Affiliate Artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts, an Artist in Residence at the Prelinger Library, and a freelance visual designer for IDEO and Dropbox in San Francisco.

    Want to contact her? Try nicolelavelle@gmail.com




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September 17, 2017
I'm giving a short performative reading at the opening of The Commons at the Headlands Center for the Arts. It is free and open to the public and will be a great party with lots of other current artists and alumni participating.

Fall 2017
PLACE TALKS returns to the Prelinger Library in September! Speakers are posted, check the website for details.



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July 2017
PAPER ROAD the book was released by Publication Studio San Francisco at the SF Art Book Fair! I gave a talk called BREATHE FRESH MOUNTAIN AIR: New Age and Leisure in the Emerald Bathed in Blue.

May/June 2017
My project PAPER ROAD was featured in No End in Sight, the 2016-17 Headlands Graduate Fellow Exhibition, on view at Embark Gallery in San Francisco. Learn more here.

April 2017
I made some posters for Earth Day. But, you know, every day is Earth Day, so continue to download and print freely. Pop one in your window, tape one to your car.

March 2017
On March 16, PLACE TALKS presented COMMON SOURCE as part of the Live Practices program at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. It was so fun! Thanks to all who participated.

January 2017
I presented poems about the desert / holy words for public lands / writings about feelings in a post-election landscape as part of PLACE TALKS and Wolfman at The Thing Quarterly, with Hannah Klein, Meagan Day, and Charlie Macquarie. It was coordinated by the tremendous Justin Carder.

January 2017
INTERSTATE WORKS, a publication I made with Sarah Baugh, debuted at an Epicenter-curated exhibition at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada. Do you want one? Paypal $5 for envelope and shipping to nicolelavelle at gmail and I'll send you one. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. If you send more than $5 I'll donate it to a Bay Area arts organization.

2015 (This is "old news" but I really like the article so...)
PLACE TALKS was written about on KQED Arts!



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IDEO San Francisco, Dropbox, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Pier 24 Photography, Open Engagement Conference, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Intersection for the Arts, Southern Exposure, High Desert Test Sites, Epicenter, California College of the Arts, Greenpeace, Jennifer Brook, Video Chat Conference, Polyculture Kombucha...

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