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Residency: April 23–26, Art building 1

Artist lecture: April 23, 5 p.m Residency: April 23–26, Art building 1

Artist lecture: April 23, 5 p.m., BSB 111., BSB 111

As an artist-in-residence at SRU (Wednesday April 22 – Friday, April 26), Nikki Rosato will conduct interviews of people living in the Slippery Rock community from their geographic origins which she will translate into cut-out map portraits and combine all of the profiles into one large “Connections” piece to be revealed Saturday, April 26, at the Macosky Center from 1–5 p.m.

Please join us for Rosato’s artist lecture, Wednesday, April 23, 5 p.m., at BSB Auditorium. Rosato’s on campus studio will be based in the Painting Studio, room 101, Art Building I. Stop by to help with the project.

Nikki Rosato earned her Master of Fine Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2013. Prior to studying at SMFA, Rosato received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art and Art History from the University of Pittsburgh. Rosato’s work has received multiple awards, including the 16 Annual No Dead Artists: National Juried Exhibition grand prize: a featured solo exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, and she has exhibited both nationally and internationally. In 2013, Rosato’s work was featured in Lovin’ it, Symbol and Contradiction at the Bromer Art Collection in Roggwil, Switzerland as well as Mapping the Way at Walford Mill Crafts in the UK. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, including The Boston Globe, Canadian Geographic, The Pittsburgh Tribune Review and Hi-Fructose New Contemporary Art Magazine.

Nikki Rosato lives and works in Boston.