Curriculum Vitae


b. Kingston, ON
Lives and works in Victoria, BC, Canada



EDUCATION

2016 Max Ginsburg workshop, Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, Langley WA

2014 Alyssa Monks workshop, New York Academy of Art Continuing Education, New York City, NY

2014 Christopher Pugliese workshop, New York Academy of Art Continuing Education, New York City, NY

1998-2006 Bob Grant’s Fine Art Studio, Ottawa ON

2008 Honours Bachelor of Commerce, University of Ottawa


SELECT SOLO AND DUO EXHIBITIONS

2022 Present/Imperfect, Fortune Gallery, Victoria BC (upcoming)

2019 All Eyes On You, Fortune Gallery, Victoria BC

2013 Maintain, Performance Works Theatre, Vancouver BC

2013 Nicole Sleeth and Victoria Macfarlane, Hycroft Gallery, Vancouver BC


SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 WOMAN, James Baird Gallery, Pouch Cove NL (upcoming)

2022 Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC (juried, Award of Excellence recipient)

2022 Visage, Rockslide Gallery, Victoria BC (upcoming)

2022 The Audacity of Taking Up Space, Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton BC (upcoming)

2021 Salt Spring National Art Prize Finalist, Salt Spring BC (juried)

2020 WOMAN, James Baird Gallery, Pouch Cove NL

2020 Let Here Be, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH (juried)

2019 Winter Show, Fortune Gallery, Victoria BC

2019 Body Language, Fortune Gallery, Victoria BC

2019 Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC (juried, Juror’s Choice award recipient)

2019 International Biennial Portrait Competition, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau WI

2018 Winter Show, Fortune Gallery, Victoria BC

2018 Figureworks, St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa ON (juried, Second Prize recipient)

2018 The New Nude, Zhou B Haus der Kunst with PoetsArtists, Artsy

2018 Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC (juried)

2017 Winter Show, Fortune Gallery, Victoria BC

2017 Figureworks, St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa ON (juried, First Prize recipient)

2017 Annual International Representational Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC (juried, Honourable Mention recipient)

2017 Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC (juried, Award of Excellence recipient)

2017 Moss St. Paint In, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC (juried)

2017 Unseen Spaces 3, Chinatown studio tour, Victoria BC

2017 About Face, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Massey Sales Gallery, Victoria BC

2016 Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC (juried)

2016 Summer Mix III, Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver BC

2016 Spring Show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton AB

2015 Figureworks, St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa ON (juried, Second Prize recipient)

2015 Annual International Representational Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC (juried, Grand Prize recipient)

2015 House Tour, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC2015 Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC (juried, Honorable Mention recipient)

2015 Moss St. Paint In, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC (juried)

2014 Figureworks, St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa ON (juried)

2014 Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney BC (juried)

2014 Summer Mix, Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 Spring Group Show, Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver BC

2013 Annual International Representational Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC (juried)

2013 The Drift – Art on Main St. Exhibit at Rath Art Supplies, Vancouver BC

2012 Small Treasures 5, Coast Collective Gallery, Victoria BC (juried)

2012 Autumn Salon, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC (juried)

2012 Sea to Sky, Coast Collective Gallery, Victoria BC (juried)


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Simpson, Peter, Annual Figureworks Exhibition Expands its Reach and Reputation with this Show, Artsfile, November 2018

Robb, Peter, Figureworks 2017 Features the Human Form in All its Variety, Artsfile, November 2017

Kaye, Mollie, Getting Naked with Artist Nicole Sleeth, Focus Magazine, July/August 2017 issue

Cowan, Angela, Inspired People: Nicole Sleeth, Boulevard Magazine, June/July 2017 issue

About Face – Getting Figurative at the Massey Sales Gallery, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria emagazine, December-February 2016/17 issue

Simpson, Peter, The gift of art: where to buy during the holidays, The Ottawa Citizen, December 2015

Simpson, Peter, Fat Models Rule at Figureworks Ottawa, The Ottawa Citizen, November 2014


SELECT TEACHING AND PANELS

2022 Artist Demo, Opus Art Supplies, Victoria BC

2018 Artist Demo, Federation of Canadian Artists Victoria Chapter, Victoria BC

2018 Artist Demo, Opus Art Supplies, Victoria BC

2017 Artist Demo, Opus Art Supplies, Victoria BC

2016 Juror, AIRS Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC

2016 Artist Demo, Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC

2016 Artist Demo, Federation of Canadian Artists Victoria Chapter, Victoria BC

2015 Artist Demo, Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC

2015 Juror, Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge 2015, Victoria BC

2015 Artist Demo, Oak Bay Art Club, Victoria BC

2014 Artist Demo, Opus Art Supplies, Victoria BC

2014 Juror, Peace of Mind, BC Psychological Association, Vancouver BC

2013 Juror, Peace of Mind, BC Psychological Association, Vancouver BC

2012 Artist Demo, Opus Art Supplies, Vancouver BC


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2022 Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2022 Award of Excellence for "Windlass", Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC

2021 Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2019 Juror’s Choice Award for “Unmask”, Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC

2018 Second Prize for “Unmask”, Figureworks, St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa ON

2017 First Prize for “Karen”, Figureworks, St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa ON

2017 Honourable Mention for “Jade”, Annual International Representational Show, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver BC

2017 Award of Excellence for “Marcela II”, Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC

2016 Finalist (“Lexis” and “Suzanna”), Portraits and Figures category, The Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition

2015 Second Prize for “Suzanna II”, Figureworks, St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa ON

2015 First Place Grand Prize for “Suzanna”, Annual International Representational Show, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver BC

2015 Honourable Mention for “Lexis”, Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke BC


RESIDENCIES

2022 Pouch Cove Artist Residency, Pouch Cove NL (upcoming)

2021 Pouch Cove Artist Residency, Pouch Cove NL


CHARITY EXHIBITIONS

2019 CNIB Eye Appeal Art Event, Victoria BC

2017 CNIB Eye Appeal Art Event, Victoria BC

2015 CNIB Eye Appeal Art Event, Victoria BC


COLLECTIONS

Private collections in Canada, the United States, England, and Singapore