August 29 – October 14: gage & Christensen Gallery
Reception: October 12, 6 – 8 p.m. Awards @ 7 p.m. Oren Gateway Lobby
Nicole Watson is the director of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University, where she is committed to showcasing artwork grounded in women’s perspectives. She studied studio art, graphic design and art history at St. Kate’s and the University of St. Thomas, where she earned her B.A. in 2001. She received an M.A. in art and architectural history from St. Thomas in 2008; her thesis uncovered and examined the work of Marion Alice Parker (1873-1935), the only female Prairie School architect in the Minneapolis firm of Purcell & Elmslie. Formerly the manager of Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis, Watson also specializes in contemporary paintings by Minnesota and regional artists.
Image: Nancy Baker, Traveling, Monotype Print, 2017