1. Nicole Lavelle lives in Oakland, California.

2. She makes work with people, place, paper, language, and landscape.

3. She collaborates as PLACE TALKS, Multi Studio, and Sincerely Interested.

4. She works as a graphic designer and an artist.

5. She is a 2016-2017 Graduate Fellow at the Headlands Center for the Arts.

6. If you'd like to purchase her handwriting, you can

7. One of her recent projects is PLANT FAMILY.

8. Want to contact her? Try nicolelavelle@gmail.com


(2016) I'm a 2016-2017 Graduate Fellow at the Headlands Center for the Arts. Very excited.

(2016) I'll continue my stint as Artist-in-Residence at the Prelinger Library in San Francisco through 2016.

(2016) PLACE TALKS will continue for two seasons in 2016 thanks to a generous grant from Southern Exposure's Alternative Exposure grant. Thanks SoEx!

(2016) Sarah Baugh and I will release a publication in Summer 2016 for the interstate.site project. The publication is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, in conjunction with Epicenter.

(2016) Open Engagement 2016 is in Oakland! I work annually on graphic design and creative direction for the itinerant conference on socially engaged art. Design collaborators Sarah Baugh and Taryn Cowart.

(2016) I had new work in the California College of the Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition: Part 3 at Fused Space in San Francisco from March 23-April 5. I gave a performance lecture at Fused Space on Sunday, April 3. More info about this project here.

(2016) My work was included in Call to Place: The First Five Years of the Frontier Fellowship, coordinated by Epicenter at the Utah Department of Heritage and Arts' Rio Gallery in Salt Lake City. I also contributed an essay to the catalog.

(2016) I contributed a piece of writing to the final issue of Actually People Quarterly, published by Carville Annex Press.

(2015) PLACE TALKS was written about on KQED Arts!

(2015) I presented AUTOLAND project at High Desert Test Sites 2015 in Green River, Utah (October)

Recent Design Clients and Arts Collaborators

IDEO San Francisco, 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, Polyculture Kombucha...

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