Tag : art

Feb 24 | Qu’Art Presents “Black Is the New Black”

For February 2018, Qu’Art will celebrate Black History Month with its show “Black Is the New Black,” which centers works by local Black artists and allies responding to this theme. For this one-night art show and experience, De Nichols will both showcase a video projection and serve as a panelist during evening discussion throughout the event.

Ode to the Misfits – Visionary Awards Thank You Speech

On April 25, I was one of the recipients of the St. Louis Visionary Awards, which exists to “celebrate the numerous contributions and achievements of women who work in or support the arts in St. Louis. From established working arts professionals and arts educators to emerging artists and community impact artists, each year’s honorees are truly ‘visionary’.”

For the 2016 Visionary Awards, I was nominated and received the Community Impact Artist award, which recognized contributions I’d made during the past year(s) as a social practice and community artist.

How Would I Re-Imagine the Arch?

St. Louis Public radio recorded various St. Louis artists and creatives throughout the city as we shared visions and views on how the St. Louis arch could be transformed as an icon for the city. Listen to my answer above, and read the full article via St. Louis Public Radio.

Press, Art in America: Artists Activate in Response to Ferguson Shooting
In the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, MO, national magazine, Art in America, reached out to several artists of the St. Louis community to capture how artists of different disciplines were responding to the incidents, protests, and

CIVICX in Atlanta and Keynoting in Memphis
In late June, I traveled to Memphis to keynote a youth conference and then headed to Atlanta for the final week and DemoNight of the Points of Light Civic Accelerator. This video captures a bit of the journey. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Video Recap: United Story Interaction at #PXSTL 
On June 21st, Catalysts by Design hosted United Story: Interaction at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation’s PXSTL Pavilion. Over 80 individuals engaged with a series of stations aimed at increasing our interaction as citizens of St. Louis.
 
Participants had the option of exploring story-telling with Second Tuesday’s, performance art with Mallory

Creative Collaboration: PopUp Art with Damon Davis 
This video shares a recent popup art project that I worked on with local graphic artist, Damon Davis, on behalf of the CAM ArtBus. 
Using found and minimal materials, we constructed a daytime observatory that allowed participants to experience nighttime in the day. The Daytime

Community Art & Social Practice 07: Open Dialogue 
This video is a part of a series of video journals created for the Community Art & Social Practice class held during the Spring 2014 semester at the Brown School of Social Work (Washington University in St. Louis).
This week’s question:
“How can the arts

Community Art & Social Practice 06: Commitment 
This video is a part of a series of video journals created for the Community Art & Social Practice class held during the Spring 2014 semester at the Brown School of Social Work (Washington University in St. Louis).
This week’s question:
“Is socially engaged art a