April 18- May 17 - "reconfigured" - The Studio On 20th at The Gallery at the Frances Morrison Central Library: consider and explore the diverse interpretations of three common subjects by ten individual artists: Bridget Aitken, Nicki Ault, Kathy Bradshaw, Jan Corcoran, Ann Donald, Jane Harington, Brenda Kennedy, Miranda Jones, Karen Maguire and Carol Wylie. Artist reception Thursday, April 19 from 7-9 pm.

Studio On 20th Mother's Day Tea Art Show and Sale:
Sunday, May 13 from 12-4 p.m. our studio will be open to the public and our most current work will be exhibited. Bring your favourite people and enjoy tea, dainties and original art! Located at 236A 20th Street W (door to the left of the Odd Couple Restaurant and up the stairs).

New Representation:
my art is now available at the Assiniboia Gallery in Regina! They are located at 2266 Smith Street, a vibrant, bustling part of town.

Ongoing: my 8x8" original oil paintings are available exclusively at Darrell Bell Gallery located in the Canada Building in downtown Saskatoon. As well, some of my large oil paintings are now available in this beautiful local gallery.

November 10, 2016: I was interviewed by Daily Paintworks as their Spotlight Artist for a week! Read my interview on the DPW News blog!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Setting Star - Silent Auction

Setting Star
12 x 12
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2017

This week I have donated these two paintings to a silent auction at my son's high school. They will be part of the Arts Night fundraiser he and his classmates are putting on in preparation for their big trip next month... to New York City! Yes, you heard me right. Long story, but in Grade Eight he applied and was accepted into a great Grade Nine program at a high school in our city. It has been a year of growth and discovery for him. His world has branched out and will open up even more to him after this trip. I am enormously proud of him. He is a caring, smart, funny, respectful, honest and loving person. I will be a wreck for the six days he is away, but honestly, I just know that when he sees more of what the world has to offer him he will be even more motivated than ever.

I just painted "Setting Star" specifically for this auction and "Riffle On The River, Waskesiu" was a painting I had on hand that I hope will resonate with the crowd. It is mounted in a white shadow box.

Riffle On The River, Waskesiu
6 x 6"
oil on board
© Nicki Ault, 2017

Questions about the auction? Just ask. (It is on Thursday evening).


Sandra Busby said...

Wow! That is awesome news! You must be so proud... but I empathise because I would be a wreck too! Anyway, the paintings are beautiful... especially the river scene. Stunning!!

Nicki said...

Hi Sandra, I am very excited for him. It will be a trip of a life-time. I am planning to keep myself very busy while he is away! :)