Featured Artist: Nikita Gale

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“Modern Romance”
A series of word puzzles addressing a sex obsessed society’s approach to romance.
2010

Nikita Gale is a self-taught conceptual artist based in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a BA in Anthropology (Archaeological Studies) from Yale University and has exhibited in numerous shows in Atlanta, Georgia; Santa Fe, New Mexico and New York City, New York. She was an Artist-in-Residence at The Center for Photography at Woodstock in Woodstock, New York in 2011 and is currently in the Studio Artist Program at The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. In 2012, Gale was listed as #4 in Oxford American’s “100 Under 100: Superstars of Southern Art” issue. Gale writes that her work explores “the relationships between symbols and materials,” frequently juxtaposing found images with textual works to explore themes of “consumerism, communication, desire and memory.”

-Ana Alvarez, Managing Editor

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