Jennifer Nichols

Deborah Berke Partners, New York

April 25 - June 7, 2019

Through color, symmetry, and repetition I create works at once centering and energetic. "Dream Baby Dream" selects twenty-five watercolors and one painting from an ongoing series of pictures that I think of as color scenarios. Each is a chromatic variation on a shared compositional motif of curved lines suggesting halos, eyes, vulvas, leaves or parenthesis. There is both a balance and an opposition between the immediacy of the watercolors and the continuance of the paintings. In each case, I hope to offer works that are emblems of affirmation, freedom, and possibility.


She, 2018

acrylic on canvas
22 x 31 inches

Dream Baby Dream, 2019

Installation view

Dream Baby Dream, 2019

Installation View

Dream Baby Dream, 2019

Installation View

Cry to Me I, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cry to Me II, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cry to Me III, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cry to Me IV, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cry to Me V, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cry to Me VI, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Act Naturally I, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Act Naturally III, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Moon Cycles I, 2018

watercolor on paper
8 x 8 inches each
Framed: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Moon Cycles II, 2018

watercolor on paper
8 x 8 inches each
Framed: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Moon Cycles IV, 2018

watercolor on paper
8 x 8 inches each
Framed: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Mineshaft I, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Mineshaft II, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Mineshaft III, 2018

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cosmosis I, 1016

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cosmosis II, 2016

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cosmosis IV, 2016

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

Cosmosis V, 2016

watercolor on paper
6 x 8 inches each
Framed: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches

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