Nikita Gale (b. 1983, Anchorage) lives and works in Los Angeles. Gale received her B.A. from Yale University in 2006, and her M.F.A in the New Genres program from The University of California, Los Angeles, in 2016. Her work has been the subject of recent solo presentations at Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles; the UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles; PARMER, Brooklyn; The Front; New Orleans, and {Poem 88}, Atlanta. She has been featured in numerous group exhibitions both stateside and abroad, including recent shows at Reyes Projects, Detroit; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Rodeo, London; LAXART, Los Angeles; Samuel Dorksy Museum, New Paltz and The Center for Photography at Woodstock. Gale is also the recipient of recent awards, fellowships, and residencies, including the Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant, 2017; the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Award, UCLA, 2016;  the National Endowment for the Arts Southern Constellations Fellowship, 2013; and residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and the Center for Photography at Woodstock. In June of 2018, Gale’s work will be featured in Made in L.A. 2018, the fourth iteration of the Hammer Museum’s biennial, curated by Erin Christovale and Anne Ellegood.

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