Artist statement

My artwork operates on the deep and structured methodologies that connect geological theories to the concept of memory, and tie the emotional realm to the scientific.

Responding to place and the environment around me, my practice is imbued with the process of scientific investigation, which thrives on inquiry, collection of data, and analyzation. Utilizing hikes and exploration in the outdoors, making sketches, writing, and doing web and library research are all parts of the process I use for developing ideas. My work as a printmaker and a sculptor has been shaped by the concept of deep time, and a combination of interests including geological formations, stratigraphy and the body. My research activities include feminist art and labor, heterotopias, space, and uniformitarianism as it applies to human memory.

Artist bio

Nicole Geary is an American artist hailing from the green, swampy lands of Florida, where she earned a BFA in printmaking from the University of Florida. She graduated with an MFA in printmaking from the University of South Dakota in 2013. She exhibits in juried print and sculpture shows, international residencies, and regularly participates in printmaking conferences. Geary teaches at the Southwest School of Art and St. Philips College, was a resident in the Artist Lab at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, and has been awarded a grant from the Artist Foundation of San Antonio. She exhibits nationally and internationally. Geary lives and works in San Antonio, Texas.

Press & Publications

Art and Provenance Artist Profile May 2016: Nicole Geary

Rivard Report: San Antonio Artist Foundation Honors 2015 Winners

San Antonio Express News covers Artist Lab Exhibition December 2014

MAPC Journal Fall 2014 Interview with Samantha Parker Salazar

SciArt in America Magazine August 2014 Issue

Omahype Review of 2012 Bemis Center Regional Juried Exhibition

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