Nickolai Walko 

 

b. 1991, Perm, Russia.  Lives and works in Richmond, VA.

nickolaiwalko@gmail.com

 

 

Education

 

2014              B.F.A., Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2013              Lorenzo de' Medici Study Abroad Program, Florence, Italy

 

2010              Governor’s School For The Arts

 

2009              Maryland Institute College of Art Pre-College Program

 

 

Solo Exhibits

 

2019                    Unmasked: A Visual Dissection ll, Tompkins McCaw Library, VCU, Richmond, VA

 

2018              Exposed, Commune, Rutter Art Foundation, Norfolk, VA

 

2017              Tape: The Dissection of Popular Culture, Anne’s Visual Art Studio, Richmond, VA

                     An Exploration Through Tape and Time, Richmond Public Library, Richmond, VA

 

2016              Tape: A Visual Dissection, HSHSL Weise Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

 

2015              Unmasked: A Visual Dissection, Tompkins McCaw Library, VCU, Richmond, VA

 

                      Adhere, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA

 

                      Dissected and Distracted, UNOS Gallery, Richmond VA

 

                      Art of Conflict, Anne’s Visual Art Studio, Richmond, VA

 

Group Exhibits

 

2017               Cut by Cut, Anne’s Visual Art Studio, Richmond, VA

 

2016               Folk Friday, Capital Ale House, Richmond, VA

 

2011               Student Art Show, VCU, Richmond, VA

 

2010               22nd Annual GSA Juried Exhibition, Wise Gallery, NSU, Norfolk, VA

 

                      3, Art Institute of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, VA

 

Curatorial Projects

 

2015               RVA Rockn Art Fest, The National, Richmond, VA

 

Lectures

 

2016               Tape: A Visual Dissection, HSHSL Weise Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

 

Selected Bibliography

 

2017                   Jonathan Edwards, "Traffic sign armor and smoke photography: Thousands swarm to Ghent art                                         festival," The Virginia Pilot, access date: October 21, 2017. 

                            https://pilotonline.com/news/local/article_e00b9092-aa3d-5125-a87a-c2e4604c1aa3.html

2016                   Sue Robinson, ""Unmasked" by Alumnus Nickolai Walko,"  VCU On the Cabell Screen, access date:                                     October 17, 2016.

                            http://wp.vcu.edu/cabellscreen/2016/10/17/unmasked-by-nickolai-walko/

2015                   Sophia Belletti, "VCU Arts graduate showcases work at Thompkins- McCaw Library," Commonwealth                                 Times, access date: October 26, 2015.

                            http://www.commonwealthtimes.org/2015/10/26/vcu-arts-graduate-showcases-work-at-tompkins-                                   mccaw-library/

                            Valerie Catrow, "ADHERE: Helping art and science stick together,"  RVA News, access date: July 30, 2015

 

                            https://rvanews.com/entertainment/adhere-helping-art-and-science-stick-together/127543 

Awards

 

2019                   Standards of Excellence, Virginia MOCA, Virginia Beach, VA

                            3rd Place, Taubman Art Museum, Roanoke, VA

2018                   Virginia's Finest, Virginia MOCA, Virginia Beach, VA

Collections

Rutter Family Art Foundation Collection, Norfolk, VA

 

Joel Bieber Collection, Richmond, VA

University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library, Baltimore, MD

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Richmond, VA

 

MCV VCU Medical Center Collection, Richmond, VA

 

MCV VCU Thompkins McCaw Library Collection, Richmond, VA

 

Frank W. Cox High School Collection, Virginia Beach, VA