Nikki's Portraits of Childhood
P.O. Box 35020
Regina SK S4X 4C6
Summary of 1995 - present
Nikki’s Portraits of Childhood Regina SK Artist / Sole Proprietor
- Was accepted for an artists' residency at the Johnson Artist Retreat Centre 2017 & 2018.
- Participated in the Arts Entrepreneur Business Development Course through the Sask Arts Board.
- Designed and lead the plein air workshop in Cypress Hills, Sask called "Painting Plein Air in the Tradition of the Canadian Group of Seven". A Summer exhibit of student work is planned for July 2018 with the opening reception on July 21st at the Broken Spoke Gallery.
- Invited to teach a class on “Drawing Portraits” for the Dunlop Art Gallery – Oct.
- Planned and led 2 group painting excursion to France in May 2013 and
June 2015. I have also led 2 excursions to Cuba 2016 and 2017.
- Invited to participate in a cultural exchange / joint exhibit of artwork exploring
the theme of female artists as culture makers with Yudit Vidal Faife; an
international Cuban visual artist from Trinidad, Cuba. (Planned for 2018)
- Was invited to teach a Lino Block Printing workshop in 2015, Mixing Flesh
Tones workshop in 2016 and Adding Metallic Leaf to Your Art a workshop at
the Art Gallery of Regina in 2017.
- In 2016 – present I began instructing art classes for the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts
- Sept. 2016; "A Prairie Pottage" copyright Nikki Jacquin; an acrylic original was published in "Government House; Regina, Saskatchewan: An Illustarted History" by author Edward Willett and published by Your NIckle's Worth Publishing
- Received Guest Artist in Residence position in Cypress Hills, SK for July 3rd- 15th,
(2012); Sept. 10th – 23rd, (2012); June 28th – July 10th (2013); Aug. 30th – Sept. 8th,
(2013) and July 22nd – 29th, (2014) where I planned and provided arts
programming for visitors to the park. This program was made possible through
a Creative Partnerships Grant with The Friends of Cypress Hills Park Inc. funded
by the Sask. Arts Board and Sask. Lotteries.
- Invited by Government House to coordinate and instruct a 2 day acrylic mixed
media workshop for July 27th & Aug. 24th, 2013; entitled “In Full Bloom” and the
subsequent opening and exhibit of student work for Oct. – Dec. 2013 in the
Government House Temporary Gallery.
- Presented at CARFAC Regina’s symposium on “Commissions and Contracts” as
one of four panellists (2011).
- Designed, marketed and instructed the following courses offered through my
business: Drawing with Texture, Drawing 2, Beginning Watercolour,
Watercolour 2, Outdoor Watercolour, The Acrylic Garden Tour and The Café
Sketchbook Tour (2010 - 2011). Plus many more.
- Taught as an approved Art Instructor representing Grumbacher Acrylics
www.grumbacherart.com in Regina (Sept. 2010 to 2015) and beginning in May
(2013) in Saskatoon.
- CARFAC,Canadian Artists Representation/Le Front Des Artistes Canadiens (currently a member)
- Art Gallery Of Regina, (currently a member)
- The Regina North Artists' Guild (Now The Heartland Guild) (President 2 yrs, Past president 2 yrs, Communications Rep. 1 YR)
References Available upon request:
- 2015/2016 Participated as a juror for the CARFAC Sask Mentorship
- 2013 / 2014 Was selected by jury to participate in the CARFAC Mentorship
Program mentored by Saskatoon, SK artist Iris Hauser.
- 1994 Received Honourable Mention at Artdex International.
Interviews & Media:
- CTV Morning Live with Interviewer: Alex Brown; Feb. 8th, 2018
- Sept. 2014 CARFAC Newsletter, “Mentors Reflect on Goals and
- Fall 2014 Prairies North, The Magazine of Saskatchewan; “A
Perfect Match”, by Miriam Kormer
- Sept. 2003 Regina Sun, “Working For a Dream”
- May 2001 CBC News, Canada Now; interviewer Marilyn Maki
- May 2001 CTV News at Noon with Tom Brown
- April 1994 STV, The Arts Reel, featuring my solo show
- April 1991 The Seen Magazine, interviewer , Monica Wallace
- Fall 2017 - Present; Represented by the Broken Spoke Art Gallery in Maple Creek. Sask.
- Mar. 2017 Group show “Collection of...” Curated by Ryan Arnott; U of R
Faculty Club, Regina, SK
- Jan. 2015 Solo Show “A Personal Light” Art Gallery of Regina, (Outside
the Box Venue)May 2015 group show "All Beings Confluence" at the Sherwood Gallery in Regina
- Sept. 2014 Sask Culture Days group show with 2013/14 artists of the CARFAC Mentorship Progr.
- Aug., Sept. 2014 group show "All Beings Confluence" at the Elsie Scherle Art Gallery
- Oct. 2013 - Jan. 2014 group show "In Fool Bloom" at Government House, Regina
- May 2011 group show “Bouquet” at the University of Regina Club
- Jan. 2008 & Feb. 2002 solo shows at the John Paul II Centre, Regina
- 1999 solo show at the Assiniboia Art Gallery of Regina and Saskatoon
- March 1996 solo show and slide talk at The Performers Gallery, Regina
- April 1994 solo show at the Joe Moran Art Gallery; Regina
- May 1991 joint show with Carol Asmundson at Framemasters, Regina
- Nov. 1990 solo show at the Gallery on the Roof; Regina Summer
- 1989 group show “Five Regina Artists” at The Dunlop Branch Galleries; Regina (under the name of N.Sacchetti)