b. 1983 | Anchorage, Alaska
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

2016 MFA New Genres | UCLA, Los Angeles, California
2006 BA Anthropology (Archaeological Studies) | Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

2016 LOW MAINTENANCE: i only believe in horsepower now | UCLA New Wight Gallery | Los Angeles, CA
2014 Autographs | PARMER | Brooklyn, NY
2013 White Player: Niki | The Front | New Orleans, LA
2012 1961 | {Poem88} | Atlanta, GA
2010 BOOLESH1T | Mint Gallery| Atlanta, GA (link)

Occupy Space Differently | OCHI Projects | Los Angeles, CA

The Middle Future | Public Fiction | Paris, France
Rachel's Killin' It | Zuckerman Museum of Art | Kennesaw, GA
NADA Art Fair (Booth curated by PARMER for Abrons Art Center) | New York, NY

LA Art Book Fair | MOCA, Los Angeles
As We Were Saying | EFA Project Space (Elizabeth Foundation) | New York, NY (cur. Claire Barliant)
Race, Love, and Labor | Samuel Dorsky Museum | New Paltz, NY (cur. Sarah Lewis)
Hearsay | Zuckerman Museum of Art | Kennesaw, GA
Rooted Movements | LMAK Projects | New York, NY
Foreword | Gallery 72 | Atlanta, GA
The Last Brucennial | Bruce High Quality Foundation | New York, NY

WORD! | Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (Decatur Book Festival) | Atlanta, GA
Consuming Passions | Hagedorn Foundation Gallery | Atlanta, GA (cur. Amanda Parmer)
BLOW-UP | {Poem88} | Atlanta, GA
(in)complete | {TEMP} | New York City, New York

Fountain Art Fair | Miami, FL
Made in Woodstock VI | The Center for Photography at Woodstock | Woodstock, NY
Shared Southern Stories | Emily Amy Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
Living Walls (Street Art Conference) | Atlanta, Georgia
Still Figuring It Out | RAC | New York City, New York
Untitled | Mint Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
50/50 | ABV Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
Linearity | Mint Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
Outside the Frame | Atlanta Photography Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
Breathing Room | School of Visual Arts | New York City, New York
Under the Influence | Kianga Ellis Projects | New York City, New York
As The City Sleeps | Mint Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
The Future is Behind Us | Atlanta Preservation Center | Atlanta, Georgia
LaGrange National XXVII Biennial | Lamar Dodd Art Center/LaGrange Art Museum | LaGrange, Georgia
100,000 Cubicle Hours | Atlanta Contemporary Art Center | Atlanta, Georgia

I Am the Judge, I Am the Jury | Kianga Ellis Projects | New York City, New York
*Ground Floor | Dashboard Co-op | Atlanta, Georgia
A Decade of Photography in the Aftermath of 9/11 | Greenwich House Music School, New York, New York
Kianga Ellis Projects | Santa Fe, New Mexico
Exquisite: An Experimental Group Show | Mint Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
Irrational Exuberance: A Recession Art Show | The Invisible Dog Gallery | New York City, New York
Esoteric Lore: Visual Storytelling | Auburn Avenue Research Library | Atlanta, Georgia
Double Vision | Beep Beep Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia

We Are Going to Eat You, Too | Mint Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
Cycle Through | Young Blood Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
The Femme Fatale Show | WonderRoot Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia
Not You: Self Portrait Show | Mint Gallery | Atlanta, Georgia

2016 Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Award | UCLA
2015 Robert J. Webster Scholarship | UCLA
2015 D'arcy Hayman Scholarship | UCLA
2015 Smith Scholarship | UCLA
2014 Graduate Division Award | UCLA
2014 D'arcy Hayman Scholarship | UCLA
2014 Resnick Scholarship | UCLA
2013 National Endowment for the Arts Southern Constellations Fellowship | Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC
2013 Artist-in-Residence | Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2012 Studio Artist Program | Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
2011 Artist-in-Residence | Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York

2014 Panelist | Liquid Blackness Symposium | Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2014 Panelist | Artist Survival Skills 101 | Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2014 Speaker | Solo Artist Talk | Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
2013 Speaker | Dialogue | High Museum, Atlanta, GA
2013 Speaker | CONVERSATIONS & CONSTELLATIONS with Nikita Gale | Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC
2012 Speaker | Solo Artist Talk, 1961 | {Poem88}, Atlanta, GA
2012 Speaker | Decatur Book Festival, Atlanta, GA
2012 Speaker | Solo Artist Talk | Georgia State University, hosted by Faces of Feminism, Atlanta, GA
2012 Speaker | The Future is Behind Us Participating Artists Talk | Atlanta Preservation Center, Atlanta, GA
2012 Panelist | On Ambition, panel discussion | Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

2016 Teaching Assistant to Andrea Fraser | Advanced New Genres | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Teaching Assistant to Rebeca Mendez | Design Media Arts Brand Lab | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Teaching Assistant to Liz Glynn | Beginning New Genres | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Teaching Assistant to MPA | Beginning New Genres | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Teaching Assistant to Jennifer Bolande | Advanced New Genres | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Teaching Assistant to Barbara Kruger | Beginning New Genres | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Guest Critic | Intro to Photography | Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2012 Guest Lecturer | Intro to Photography | Georgia State University, hosted by Jill Frank (professor), Atlanta, GA

Hausmann, Kayla. "Graduate art student explores intersections of human, technology." Daily Bruin. April 14, 2016 (link).
Kim, Deanna. "15 Young Black Artists Making Waves in the Art World." Complex Magazine. February 3, 2015 (link).
Cotter, Holland. "Art in Review: As We Were Saying: Art and Identity in the Age of 'Post.'" The New York Times. October 2, 2014 (link). Print.
Zellen, Jody. "Nikita Gale: '1961' at Reginald Ingraham Gallery." Art Ltd. Magazine. September 2014 (link). Print.
Souleo. "40 amazing black artists to watch in 2014." TheGrio.com. January 3, 2014 (link).
Murrow, Taylor. "Review: Nikita Gale at The Front." Pelican Bomb. October 4, 2013 (link).
Green, Jordan. "Race and region crop up subtly in Nikita Gale's work." YES! Weekly. July 24-30, 2013: 29. Print (link).
Gale, Nikita and George Scheer Interview. "The State of Things." WUNC (North Carolina Public Radio). July 16, 2013. Radio (link).
Weiskofp, Dan. "Consuming Passions at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery." BurnAway. May 16, 2013 (link).
Cotter, Christina. "Consuming Passions offers cultural critique, but not much passion, at Hagedorn." ArtsATL. May 3, 2013 (link).
Cullum, Jerry. "At {Poem 88}, the ambiguity of Antonioni’s Blow-Up, seen through 47 years." ArtsATL. April 25, 2013 (link).
Lampe, Lilly. "Blow-Up at Poem 88 revels in film themes." Creative Loafing Atlanta. April 16, 2013.
Gale, Nikita. "Glenn Ligon explores sources, influences, racial politics of his text-based abstractions." ArtsATL. January 7, 2013 (link).
"The year in review: Our critics’ picks for most memorable Atlanta art exhibits of 2012." ArtsATL. January 4, 2013 (link).
"Artist to Watch: Nikita Gale." Atlanta Magazine November/December (Best of Atlanta Issue) 2012. Print.
Black Contemporary Art Blog. ART PAPERS November/December 2012. Print.
Lampe, Lilly. "Critics' Pick: Nikita Gale." Artforum.com. September 19, 2012 (link).
Cullum, Jerry. "Review: Nikita Gale explores the limits of understanding history in 1961 at {Poem 88}." ArtsATL. September 19, 2012 (link).
Thornton, Grace. "Conceptual photographer Nikita Gale's 1961 remembers when." Creative Loafing Atlanta. September 12, 2012 (link).
Lanfreschi, Anna. "Caution: women painting!" Headline News. August 28, 2012 (link).
Watkins, Ryan. "Artistic visions: Meet three diverse Atlanta LGBT artists" (cover story). GA Voice. June 22, 2012 (link).
Rojo, Jamie; Harrington, Steve. "Atlanta hosts first all female street art conference." Huffington Post. August 15, 2012 (link).
Brown, Robbie. "Putting a good face on street art" (slideshow). The New York Times. August 17, 2012 (link).
Holman, Curt. "Buckhead's Rising Stars" (cover story). Simply Buckhead Magazine. July/August 2012. p. 55 (link).
Lampe, Lilly. "As The City Sleeps: Works by Restless Artists at MINT Gallery." BurnAway. May 29, 2012 (link).
“100 Under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art.” Oxford American. March – June 2012: 59. Print.
"Frank Discussion: Nikita Gale." Interview. Frank151 Magazine. April 9, 2012 (link).
Michaud, Debbie. "Five Atlanta photographers examine how The Future is Behind Us." Creative Loafing Atlanta. March 5, 2012 (link).
Cullum, Jerry. "The Future Is Behind Us at the Atlanta Preservation Center." BurnAway. March 3, 2012 (link).
Lampe, Lilly. "Day Job at ACAC Illustrates the Pitfalls of Curating Group Shows." BurnAway. February 2, 2012 (link).
Feaster, Felicia. "Day Job: Georgia struggles with its workload." Creative Loafing Atlanta. January 30, 2012 (link).
Fox, Catherine. "Day Job: Georgia and 100,000 Cubicle Hours at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center." Atlanta Journal Constitution. January 21, 2012 (link).
Cotter, Christina. "The Contemporary’s Day Job: Georgia and 100,000 Cubicle Hours on relationship of artmaking and working life." ArtsCriticATL.com. January 20, 2012 (link).
Williams, Wyatt. "Conceptual artist Nikita Gale explores the language of advertising, one photograph at a time." Creative Loafing Atlanta: Arts Issue. October 20, 2011 (link).
South x Southeast Magazine: Town and Country 2.1. October 2011.
Zavos, Alison. "Nikita Gale, Atlanta." Weblog entry. Feature Shoot. August 2, 2011 (link).
Bravo, Amber. "When New York Was Is Cool." The Fader. May 2, 2011 (link).
Feaster, Felicia. "Beep Beep Gallery's new show takes pleasure in old ways." Creative Loafing Atlanta. February 8, 2011 (link).
"Our Favorite Things: Best of Atlanta Art Events 2010." BurnAway. December 24, 2010 (link).
Williams, Wyatt. "Nikita Gale talks BOOLESH1T." Creative Loafing Atlanta. November 6, 2010 (link).