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Nicole Mauser, Untitled, 2017. Oil on canvas; 23 × 20 × 1 in.
Nicole Mauser , Miyoko Ito Glass Slide of “India”, 2018–20. Miyoko Ito Glass Slide of “India,” video projector, and foam ; 6 × 6 × 6 in.

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2 minute video loop projected through slide that reads: “1918-, India, oil, Ryerson Library of the Art Institute of Chicago.” Slide is faded to a purple color. Edited digital video includes floating my paintings on paper in lake Michigan projected through a collaboration between Mauser and Ito’s work. “Found Color Fields Rough Cut (Part 1),” 2019-2020, projected through glass slide, 1 minute 36 second loop, glass slide, projector, and media player; 6 × 6 × 6 in.


Nicole Mauser’s paintings and installations have been exhibited at rK Gallerie Lichtenberg (Germany), Carrie Secrist Gallery (IL), The Arts Club of Chicago (IL), and others. Permanent collections include the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (KS) and The Alexander (IN). She has been a HATCH resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition and a DCASE Artist Grant recipient. Mauser earned an MFA from The University of Chicago and a BFA from Ringling College of Art and Design. Currently, she is a member of the artist-run gallery collective Tiger Strikes Asteroid and a Lecturer in Visual Art at The University of Chicago.