contact: bureau[-at-]nico-king.com

Nicole Theresa King is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher in modern/contemporary landscape history, and a trained landscape designer. Her work broadly focuses on speculative and utopian moments in the built landscape from a materialist perspective. She lives and works between Vienna and San Diego.




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Education
PhD Art Practice concentration, University of California, San Diego, ongoing
“The post-Oasis: Uncovering Utopia in the Landscape” [working title].
Advisors: Mariana (Botey) Wardwell, PhD | Alena J Williams, PhD

M.A. Critical Studies, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, 2016
“remember—repeat—work-through. Remembering the Holocast in post-Nazism.” + “no memory, no desire, no understanding” mixed media installation
Advisors: Eduard Freudmann | Prof. Ruth Sonderegger
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem, Israel Study Abroad Program 2014/15

Dipl.-Ing. Landscape Design, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, 2012
“Looking for Gold. Mapping the Johannesburg Mine Dumps”
Advisor: Prof. Lilli Licka | External Advisor: Jeremy Foster, PhD, Cornell University
Cornell University. Ithaca, New York, USA, Study Abroad Program 2010
Wageningen Universiteit. Wageningen, Netherlands, Study Abroad Program 2005/2006



Awards, Grants, Residencies (selection)
2020-21 Annette Merle-Smith Fellow, Center for Research and Academic Training in Anthropogeny at UCSD (CARTA)
2020-21 Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Award, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2020 Artist Grant, Vienna Municipal Department 7 (Art & Culture, MA 7).
2020 Ruth Newmark Award, Friends of the International Center at UC San Diego
2019 SOMA SUMMER residency program, SOMA scholarship, Mexico City.
2019 Graduate Summer Fellowship, UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities.
2019 Field Research Travel Grant 2019. Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies & Tinker Foundation, Inc.
Research and Travel Award, 2019-20 Fellow, International Institute.
2018 Akademie Studio Program: ArtStart 2018-19. Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
2017 START Award for Architecture and Design. The Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria/Bundeskanzleramt Österreich.
2016 MAK Schindler Stipend. Artists-and-Architects-in-Residence, Los Angeles. MAK Museum für Angewandte Kunst Wien & The Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria/Bundeskanzleramt.
2015 Research Grant. Fund for queer-feminist research by the Austrian Student Union.
2015 Thesis Scholarship. Culture Department of the City of Vienna MA7.
2014 Project Grant. Field Study in Israel. Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
2011 Grant for field research in Johannesburg. BOKU Vienna.
2010 Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts. Scholarship. Kulturfonds der Stadt Salzbug
2010 Tuition Waiver Fellowship. Cornell University, NY/USA.

Group/Exhibitions

2019    Mexico City, MX. SOMA X. Soma.

2019    San Diego, US. A Public Appearance. UAG.

2018. Vienna Art Week. Promising Paradise
»Das weiß ich nicht mehr«
I do not remember it anymore
אני כבר לא זוכר את זה
PROGRAM

2018. Vienna, AT. Traktorfabrik.
"no memory. no desire. no understanding. [48°16' 7.7'' N | 16° 24' 47.2'' E]"

2017. Los Angeles, US. MAK Center for Art and Architecture. Final Projects Group XLIII.
"outside, forgotten."
EXHIBITION BRIEF

2016. Los Angeles, CA. KAA Art Exhibit and Sale for artworxLA
"gain the wolf"
EVENT

2016 Vienna, AT. Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Thesis Exhibition 15|16.
artistic research "repeating-remembering-working through" + "no memory-no desire-no understanding"
ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS THESES
ART & EDUCATION NEW ARTISTS
ESEL.AT

2014 Vienna, AT. Az W. Think Global, Build Social
Ithuba Skills College, South Africa (2008), building project on display. Concrete court and garden masterplan
EXHIBITION ABSTRACT

2012 Venice. IT. IUAV. Architectures and Archaeologies of the Production Landscapes 2001>2011.
Research project on display. looking for gold
EXHIBITION ABSTRACT
CATALOG OF CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION

2010 Hallein, AT. Alte Saline. GANZ HALLEIN. Ausstellung der Int. Sommerakademie der Bildenden Künste Salzburg. Exhibition.
EXHIBITION FLYER

2009 Linz, AT. Bellevue - Das gelbe Haus. BELLEVUE STÄDTEDATING - Beziehungen auf der Autobahn. Workshop exhibition.
EXHIBITION CATALOG | DE

2009 Ponte de Lima, PT. International Garden Festival. Art in the Garden.
Laureate + Realization of temporary installation. "raids of bliss"
PROJECT ON FESTIVAL WEBSITE | PT

2008 Waidhofen/Ybbs, AT. raumimpuls. Kunst. Landschaft. Architektur. Narrativer Urbanismus. Exhibition.
GALLERY WEBSITE

Exhibitions, Curated

2014 Vienna. WIENMUSEUM Museum der Geschichte der Stadt Wien. WIG 64 - Die grüne Nachkriegsmoderne.
EXHIBITION ABSTRACT | EN
EXHIBITION ABSTRACT | DE
EXHIBITION CATALOG EXTRACT

2014 Vienna. Academy of Fine Arts. Sabelo Mlangeni: Postapart/heid Communities.
EXHIBITION WEBSITE

2009 Linz. Bellevue - Das gelbe Haus. BELLEVUE STÄDTEDATING - Beziehungen auf der Autobahn.
PROJECT WEBSITE