nicole gugliotti is a socially engaged craft artist making work that intersects craft and reproductive/social justice.
She was born in 1979 and raised under the hot Florida sun. She completed her MFA at the University of Florida and her BFA at Florida Atlantic University. She has exhibited solo exhibition at the Alexander Brest Gallery in Jacksonville, FL, The Institute of Ceramic Studies at The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park in Shigaraki, Japan and the Tim Salen Gallery in St. Petersburg, FL.
Currently based in Olympia, WA, nicole is the Instruction & Classroom Support Technician in the Art Department at South Puget Sound Community College, the inaugural artist in residence at Arbutus Folk School and recent co-founder of the Socially Engaged Craft Collective.
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All the projects:
awe/agency project-My MFA thesis project/installation built around abortion stories that model a positive narrative.
Socially Engaged Craft Collective-Web resource and expanding network by and for socially engaged craft artists.
Project Canary-Project Canary was born several months before the election as an effort by craft artists to address the gulf between laws and legislation introduced by politicians (such as the bathroom bills, 20 week abortion bans and immigration “crack downs”) and the injustice created in people’s real lives.
Play With Clay Initiative-The Play with Clay Initiative’s goal is to provide communities, art spaces, schools, anyone, to create opportunities for folks to come together and play with clay in hard times.