My first website is up! www.nickiault.com

STUDIO ON 20th OPEN STUDIO: On Sunday, November 24th from 11-5 the studio where I paint will be hosting an exhibition and sale of the current work of our eleven artists. All are welcome, but please note there is a flight of stairs to navigate. You can find us at 236A 20th Street West (look for the door to the left of the Odd Couple restaurant). Feel free to pass on this information!

Representation: My work can be found at these professional galleries:
Darrell Bell Gallery in Saskatoon, the Canada Building on 21st Street
Assiniboia Gallery in Regina, 2266 Smith Street
Webster Galleries in Calgary, Unit 2 625-77th Ave. SE

March 21, 2019: I was interviewed by Galleries West Magazine. Read the article here.

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

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken
8x8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
sold at Darrell Bell Gallery

This sold in May before I had a chance to post it and now I am painting a larger version. Sometimes it is hard to scale things up, but I am only going to a 24x24 canvas so I think it will work.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Encroaching Marsh Waters

Encroaching Marsh Waters
8x8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
sold at Darrell Bell Gallery

The title explains it, but sometimes we get so much rain in a season that marsh waters begin to swamp the surrounding land and drown little trees along the way. Mother nature can be harsh, but also dramatically beautiful.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Electric Blue Finale

Electric Blue Finale
8 x 8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

I delivered this one to the gallery earlier this year and it is still available for someone who gets excited about a bit of drama, a complementary palette and a reasonable price!


Lit From Behind

Lit From Behind
8x8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
available at Darrell Bell Gallery


I love how abstracted this sky became. I love the look of the sun's energy pouring out from behind our dramatic prairie skies. In fact, it adds to the drama.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

All Lit Up In Late Afternoon

All Lit Up In Late Afternoon
8x8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

Oh, this one does it for me and I pretty much made it up! I love the earthy colours against the more vibrant ones. It creates a strong effect.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Little Deer Bed

Little Deer Bed
8x8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
sold at Darrell Bell Gallery

I love every little thing about this one and so did somebody else because it sold quick!

The Swale

The Swale
8x8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

A new place for me to discover, explore and find inspiration - the Northeast Swale. 

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Million Dollar Rain

Million Dollar Rain
8 x 8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

It was a dry start to the year, but the rain finally came. So did the humidity. Just ask my hair!

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Moonlight And The Meadow

Moonlight And The Meadow
8x8"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

A fun experiment that became one of my favourites of this new batch of 8x8's. More ideas are brewing in this regard.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Eleven New 8x8's Delivered To Darrell Bell Gallery!



 
New 8x8 oil paintings 
© Nicki Ault, 2019 
$200 each
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

I recently took eleven hot-off-the-press 8x8's to my Saskatoon gallery (I had to round out the grid with one from the last batch which is why there are twelve shown). There are a few new favourites in this group. I wonder if you can guess which ones I love.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

As The Day Cools

As The Day Cools
20 x 20"
oil on cradled panel
© Nicki Ault, 2019
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

I love painting these sunset reflections. I wanted to paint this one with softer, cooler colours than previous ones. There is still a bit of the heat of the day remaining, but the sun is almost gone and everything is cooling off.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Amber And Azure Evening

Amber And Azure Evening
30 x 30"
oil on canvas
© Nicki Ault, 2019
sold at Darrell Bell Gallery

This brand new painting was just delivered to Darrell Bell Gallery in time for a fresh gallery artist group show. There is lots of fantastic work, so when you are wandering around downtown in Saskatoon be sure to pop in and have a look. The main gallery is on the fourth floor of the Canada Building across from Lululemon on 21st Street. And don't forget to swing into the street level gallery... I also dropped of eleven new 8x8's and you will find them there!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

New Paintings Delivered to Darrell Bell Gallery!

Rustle
40 x 30"
acrylic and oil on canvas
© Nicki Ault, 2017
available at Darrell Bell Gallery

Yesterday I delivered fourteen paintings to Darrell Bell Gallery! Photos of the new work will be posted over the next several days. I had this one was at the studio, so I took it over as well. "Rustle" won the Hues Art Supply Award at the Mann Art Gallery Winter Festival in 2018. I really love the colours and the fluttery effect of the leaves. I hope it finds a place to call home.