NICOLE FINGER PO 3515, Telluride CO 81435
www.fingerpaintingart.com nicole@fingerpaintingart.com

EDUCATION
University of Colorado 1988 Bachelor of Fine Arts/Studio Art, Boulder CO
National Merit Scholar,
1984 Gold Key Award, Corcoran Museum, Washington DC
UCLA art extension painting program; figurative drawing and tromphe o’eil, 1989
Wolf Kahn - landscape painting workshop, La Jolla, CA, 1990
Alyssa Monks workshop, NY Academy of Art, 2014 

REPRESENTATION
Skidmore Contemporary Art, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, LA
Gold Mountain Gallery, Telluride, CO, Aspen, CO

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

The National Oil and Acrylic Painter’s Society 27th Annual 'BEST OF AMERICA’ Exhibition; Castle Gallery Fine Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2017. NOAPS member.
7th International Wearable Expressions Juried Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CO, 2017
"Raw" Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Ah Haa School, Telluride, CO 2017
Art For Horses 2015, 2016, PACE Center, Parker,CO
Denver Children’s Advocacy Center, “Art From the Heart”, 2016
“Face It” The Face in Contemporary Art, international juried show, OnSite:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, 2015
Mighty Tanaka Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2014
Art of Colorado Corporations, Institutions and Individuals, Denver, CO 2013
Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, 2013
Mountain Oyster Club’s 44th Annual Contemporary Western Art Show, Tucson, AZ, 2013
Collect: Art of Colorado Corporations, Institutions and Individuals, Arvada, CO, 2013
“Bike Art at the Dairy”, The Dairy’s McMahon Gallery, Boulder, CO, 2013
Arroyo, Solstice, Winter Group Show January 2013, Santa Fe, NM, Telluride, CO
Arroyo, Contemporary Southwest Realism, Competition & Show, 2012, Santa Fe, NM, Telluride, CO
The Perfect Animal, West Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, 2013
2012 Night of 100 Angels, International Juried Art Exposition, Laguna Beach, CA, 2011
14th National Juried Contemporary Exhibition 2011, Western Colorado Center for the Arts,
Grand Junction,CO
Corcoran Museum, Washington DC
Palladin, Ridgway, CO
Telluride Gallery of Art, Telluride CO
Rose Cafe Retrospective Show, Venice CA
BB La Femme Gallery San Diego CA
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library,1st Annual Juried Art Exhibition, La Jolla CA
Foundry Street Gallery, Savage MD
Rehobeth Art League, 50th Annual Members Fine Art Exhibition, Rehobeth MD
Maryland College of Art, juried show Baltimore MD

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

36th Annual Telluride Wine Festival Patron Gallery Show - Nicole Finger 2017 Poster Artist
“WET”, solo show, 81435, Telluride, CO, 2015
Telluride Arts 2015 Art and Architecture Weekend,
Auberge Resorts, Element 52, Telluride, CO
Seven Arts Gallery, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 2015
2014 Shades of Grey, Gold Mountain Gallery, Telluride, CO, 2013
Jockey for a Cause Featured artist, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 2012
Win, Place, Show, Rochester Hotel, Durango, CO
Ah Haa School for the Arts, Telluride, CO Lucas Gallery, Telluride CO
Telluride Gallery of Art, Telluride CO
Honga’s Lotus Petal, Telluride, CO
Auberge Resorts, Element 52, Telluride, CO
Rose Café, Venice CA

PAINTING DONATIONS FOR COMMUNITY FUNDRAISERS

Denver Children’s Advocacy Center, “Art From the Heart”, 2016
Art For Horses 2016, PACE Center, Parker,CO
Telluride Education Foundation 2012, 2015
“Wild Horses and Renegades,” Film Premiere, 2011, Telluride, CO
San Miguel Resource Center, 2010, Telluride, CO
Telluride AIDS Benefit, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015 Telluride, CO
Ah Haa School for the Arts, 2008 - 2013 Board member 2009 - 2012
Bag It, Environmental Documentary, Telluride, CO
Telluride Adaptive Ski Program, 2010-2016, Telluride, CO
Telluride Animal Foundation, 2013, 2015 Telluride, CO

HONORS

Best Realism, NOAPS Best of America 2017, award sponsored by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine
Artistic Excellence Finalist, Southwest Art Magazine, 2017
Art Steamboat Finalist, Steamboat Springs, CO, 2014
The Artist’s Magazine 31st Annual Art Competition Finalist, Dec. 2014
Arroyo, Contemporary Southwest Realism, Competition & Show, November 2012
Southwest Art Magazine, Artistic Excellence Competition, December, 2012
“Best of Worldwide- Portrait and Figurative”
“Best of Worldwide- Wildlife”
Colorado Commemorative Monument, San Sophia Station, Telluride, CO
Annual Telluride Plein Air Event, 2008 Juror and 2010 Judge, 2014 Judge
Wild West Fest 2007 featured artist, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride CO
Smithsonian Pinhead Institute, 2006 Telluride Middle School/High School art and science program
Boys & Girls Clubs of America, art instructor for the 2007 WWF mentorship program
Muralist for the historic Depot Building Telluride CO
Received Lucille K. Megee Award

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Exempla, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Denver, CO 2013
Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO 2013
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, CO
Children’s Hospital, Parker, CO
St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Junction, CO
Greeley Hotel, Greeley, CO 2017
Hilton Del Mar, CA
Black Gold Suites, Williston, ND
Element 52, Telluride, CO
Conde Nast Inc., New York NY
Startech International, Denver, CO
Jackson National Life, Franklin, TN
Gray Head Development, Telluride, CO
Telluride Real Estate Corporation, Telluride, CO
360 Real Estate, Telluride, CO
Mike’s Management, Tucson, AZ
First Warning Music, New York, NY
Law Offices of Howard Siegel, Esq. Washington, DC

RECENT PRESS

The Artist’s Magazine 31st Annual Art Competition Finalist, December, 2014
American Art Collector, Art of the Horse, May, 2013
Southwest Art Magazine, Artistic Excellence Competition, December, 2012
Telluride Style Magazine, 2013 “Best of Worldwide- Portrait and Figurative” “Best of Worldwide- Wildlife”
Night of 100 Angels, “Elly Angel,” Book/publication
Telluride Inside and Out interviews, 2009, 2011
Telluride Magazine, Summer/Fall 2008
Forbes Life Mountain Time, July 2008
Telluride Daily Planet, Shades of Grey, July 2013, February 7, 2008, June 6, 2007, November 1, 2006
KOTO Radio interview “Bedrock” February 2007
Telluride Watch, November 6, 2006

All images of work on website that have been sold are available for giclee reproduction prints.