NICOLE DIKON

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Biography:

Dikon’s work considers the parallels between printmaking, botanical research, herbalist histories and permacultural techniques.  She uses investigative drawings of plants as the subject matter for woodblock, lithographic and intaglio prints. By experimenting with various paper types and reusing normally discarded print media, she is able to translate still images into paper installations.  Because of her research in printmakings mutability, it has become a radical stimulus to explore different avenues and boundaries set around and within the field of botany.

Dikon holds a BFA in Painting from the University of Central Florida and a MFA in Printmaking from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is currently one of seven Associate Artists in Hoopsnake Press in Tupelo, Mississippi. She has shown at The Gumtree Museum of Art in Tupelo, MS, the Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia, PA, and the Wesleyan West Gallery in Macon, GA. Her work is represented by Cedar Street Gallery in Honolulu, HI, as well as the Very Venice Gallery in Los Angeles, CA.

Currently, she lives and works between Tupelo, Honolulu, and Philadelphia.