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Niki Singleton is a Canadian painter, illustrator, and sculptor currently based in Vancouver CA. She has undertaken residencies at Lanchonete in Sao Paulo, Brazil, La General en Manufacture in Paris, France, Hotel Maria Kappel in the Netherlands and Triangle in Brooklyn, New York. She has had solo exhibitions at GALLERY for Spring/Break Art Show and at Undercurrent Projects in NYC, the Holocaust Museum in Dallas, TX and Imagine IC in Amsterdam, NLS. Singleton's work has been shown at the Brooklyn Museum, the Whitney Biennial, Chelsea Art Museum, White Box Gallery, Dixon Place, Bowery Poetry Club, Center For Performance Research, TSA Gallery, Underdonk Gallery, DAVID&SCHWEITZER Contemporary, Kustera Projects, The Knockdown Center, Studio 10, Norte Maar, Sideshow Gallery, Nurture Art, Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery, Triskelion Theater, and the AiOP Festival in Manhattan and Brooklyn. She holds an MFA in painting from the New York Studio School.

Singleton's painting practice is rooted in an interest in cultural histories and mythologies. She creates symbolic worlds with new or borrowed characters, objects and environments to find meaning in or make sense of current personal and societal predicaments we face. New narratives play out from old stories and can speak to our current dilemmas or celebrate the beauty of freedom, nature and love. Some of the themes in her work range from mythology, nature and specifically the ocean, human/animal hybrids, creatures and entities to queer or displaced peoples, artists and those on the fringes of society. The work often starts from a deeply personal place and then elevates into a global story. Singleton discovers most of her imagery within the process of making so as to retain an essence of creation and a raw emotion that can get lost with an overabundance of control. She regards the vibrant colour in her work as a clear influence of queer culture, whereas, the lyrical quality and movement within the paintings she attributes to an obsessive love of music; a constant influence while working. The finished pieces can contain an otherworldly feeling, unbridled emotion, dark humor, a biting or underlying commentary or an idea of what is precious.


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All artworks of Niki Singleton
Painting, Europa's Tears, Niki Singleton

Europa's Tears

Niki Singleton

Painting - 31 x 41 x 2 cm Painting - 12.2 x 16.1 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Print, Hekate's Cave, Niki Singleton

Hekate's Cave

Niki Singleton

Print - 76.2 x 60.96 x 2 cm Print - 30 x 24 x 0.8 inch

$508

Painting, Pansy Gardeners, Niki Singleton

Pansy Gardeners

Niki Singleton

Painting - 31 x 41 x 2 cm Painting - 12.2 x 16.1 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Love in the Time of Forest Fires, Niki Singleton

Love in the Time of Forest Fires

Niki Singleton

Painting - 40.64 x 30.48 x 2 cm Painting - 16 x 12 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Roller Coaster, Niki Singleton

Roller Coaster

Niki Singleton

Painting - 40.64 x 30.48 x 2 cm Painting - 16 x 12 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Mathematical knot, Niki Singleton

Mathematical knot

Niki Singleton

Painting - 75 x 101 x 3 cm Painting - 29.5 x 39.8 x 1.2 inch

$6,939

Painting, La Forêt de Pan, Niki Singleton

La Forêt de Pan

Niki Singleton

Painting - 30.48 x 40.64 x 2 cm Painting - 12 x 16 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Leviathan, Niki Singleton

Leviathan

Niki Singleton

Painting - 30.48 x 40.64 x 2 cm Painting - 12 x 16 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Pride in the Garden, Niki Singleton

Pride in the Garden

Niki Singleton

Painting - 30.48 x 40.64 x 2 cm Painting - 12 x 16 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Hummingbird Man, Niki Singleton

Hummingbird Man

Niki Singleton

Painting - 40.64 x 30.48 x 2 cm Painting - 16 x 12 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Sky Mirror, Niki Singleton

Sky Mirror

Niki Singleton

Painting - 40.64 x 30.48 x 2 cm Painting - 16 x 12 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, I Gotchu Baby Fabushay, Niki Singleton

I Gotchu Baby Fabushay

Niki Singleton

Painting - 61 x 76 x 3 cm Painting - 24 x 29.9 x 1.2 inch

$5,899

Painting, Iphis & Ianthe, Niki Singleton

Iphis & Ianthe

Niki Singleton

Painting - 40.64 x 30.48 x 2 cm Painting - 16 x 12 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Print, Medicine Woman, Niki Singleton

Medicine Woman

Niki Singleton

Print - 40.64 x 50.8 x 2 cm Print - 16 x 20 x 0.8 inch

$282

Painting, Who R U?, Niki Singleton

Who R U?

Niki Singleton

Painting - 30.48 x 40.64 x 2 cm Painting - 12 x 16 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Time traveler, Niki Singleton

Time traveler

Niki Singleton

Painting - 76.2 x 58.42 x 2 cm Painting - 30 x 23 x 0.8 inch

$5,899

Painting, The Visit, Niki Singleton

The Visit

Niki Singleton

Painting - 127 x 74.6 x 3 cm Painting - 50 x 29.4 x 1.2 inch

$7,864

Painting, Adam's Garden, Niki Singleton

Adam's Garden

Niki Singleton

Painting - 75.56 x 57.15 x 2 cm Painting - 29.7 x 22.5 x 0.8 inch

$5,899

Painting, Origin of the World, Niki Singleton

Origin of the World

Niki Singleton

Painting - 30.48 x 40.64 x 2 cm Painting - 12 x 16 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

Painting, Isis the Creator, Niki Singleton

Isis the Creator

Niki Singleton

Painting - 30.48 x 40.64 x 2 cm Painting - 12 x 16 x 0.8 inch

$2,858

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When was Niki Singleton born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1975