1991 BA English University of Northern Colorado
2021 Individual Artist Award in Visual Art, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD
2018 Second Place, The 2018 Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, (Juried by Christopher Bedford,
Director, The Baltimore Museum of Art; Valerie Fletcher, Independent Art Historian & Senior Curator Emerita Hirshhorn Museum; Sukjin Choi,
Head of Ceramics, James Madison University) Bethesda, MD
2018 Individual Artists and Scholars Grant, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD
2017 Individual Artist Award in Visual Art: Sculpture/Installation, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD
2015 Individual Artists and Scholars Grant, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD
2012 First Place, Tom Rooney Prize, Sculpture Now 2012, Washington Sculptors Group, Pepco Edison Place
Gallery, (Juried by Sarah Newman, Curator of Contemporary Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art) Washington, D.C.
2012 Semi-Finalist, The 2012 Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, Bethesda, MD
2011 Finalist, 3rdr Ward Open Call New York and Taipei
2008 Five Honorable Mentions, Small Wonders, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD (Juried by Diane
DiSalvo, Curator and Director of Cultural Programs, Stevenson University) Annapolis, MD
2023 Seed Scattering, The Silva Gallery x Latela Curatorial, Washington, DC
2016 Moved by Water, New Image Gallery and Duke Hall Critique Space, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
2016 Mending, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2016 The Scapular Room, Rhizome DC, Washington, D.C.
2016 Protection | Devotion | Earth, guest solo exhibit, Studio Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2010 Studies in Intimacy, Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park, MD
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022 Forecast, Tephra ICA at Signature, (Curated by Alissa Maru, Hannah Barco, Sue Wrbicon) Reston, VA
2022 Cast/Recast, Mason Exhibitions, George Mason University, (Curated by Alissa Maru, Hannah Barco, Sue Wrbicon) Arlington, VA
2022 WPA Art Night, Hickok Cole, Washington, D.C.
2022 Water Is Life, Dairy Arts Center, (Co-Curated by JayCee Beyale) Boulder, CO
2022 Looks Good On Paper, Pyramid Atlantic, (Jurors: Cindy Cheng, Kelly Taylor Mitchell, Gretchen Schermerhorm) Hyattsville, MD
2022 No Man’s Land, Shockboxx, Gallery, Hermosa Beach, CA
2021 WPA Art Night, Hickok Cole, Washington, D.C.
2021 Contextural, Curated by the Collectors, Alexia & Rod von Lipsey, virtual, Washington, D.C.
2021 Washington Project for the Arts Collectors’ Night Benefit Auction, Washington, D.C.
2020 DC Art Now 2020, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Art Bank Program finalists exhibit, virtual, Washington, D.C
2020 The Next Big Thing, Studio Channel Islands Gallery(Juror: Leah Ollman, Art Writer/Critic,LA Times,ARTnews,Art in America) Camarillo, CA
2020 By The People x Monochrome Collective Art Fair presented by Halcyon (Curator Nina O’Neil), virtual, Washington, D.C.
2020 Uncommon Goods, Damon Arhos, Sarah Irvin, Nicole Salimbene, Olivia Tripp Morrow, Willow Street Gallery (Curator: Megan Maher) Washington, DC
2019 Color, National Juried Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (Juror: Jocelyn Miller, Asst.Curator, MoMA PS1) Brooklyn, NY
2019 Pulling Together The Art of Teachers, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, D.C.
2019 Boundless, Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring, MD
2019 Roar, ArtFarm Studios, Annapolis, MD
2019 Washington Project for the Arts Collectors’ Night (Juried by Michelle Grabner, Rosario Güiraldes, Schwanda Rountree, Amy Sadao, Shinique Smith) Washington, DC
2019 Tom Rooney Tribute Invitational, Salve Regina Art Gallery, Catholic University, Washington, D.C.
2018 Frontera 2018, Mid America Print Council, Portfolio Exchange, University of Wyoming (Curator: Fawn Atencio) Laramie, WY
2018 WPA Art Night, Hickok Cole, Washington, D.C.
2018 Washington Project for the Arts Auction Gala (Jurors: Edgar Arceneaux, Mark Beasley, Jocelyn Miller, Frederick P. Ognibene, Jessica Stafford Davis, Renée Stout) Washington, DC
2018 H20 Contemplations on Water, Jo Fleming Contemporary Art Gallery, Annapolis, MD
2017 The Library Collection, Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, VA
2017 Camp Artscape: Parents’ Day, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University (Curators: Erin Lehman and J. Susan Isaacs) Towson, MD
2017 Finder-Maker: Eric Celarier, Ani Hoover, Nicole Salimbene, Anacostia Arts Center | Honfleur Gallery (Curator: Megan Maher) Washington, D.C.
2017 The Making of Things: Maria Theresa Fernandez, Cianne Fragione, Nicole Salimbene, Dadian Gallery (Curator: Kiki McGrath) Washington, D.C.
2016 Making Sense: See, Smell, Hear, Taste, Touch, McLean Project for the Arts (Juror: Nora Atkinson, Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft, Smithsonian American Art Renwick Gallery) McLean, VA
2016 In The Reflection Of, Bennett Park Art Atrium (Curator: Heloisa Escudero) Arlington, VA
2016 An Extraordinary Portal, The 39th Street Corridor (Curator: Lisa Rosenstein) Gallery, Brentwood, MD
2015 Affordable Art Market, Julio Valdez Studio, New York, NY
2015 instigate.activate | new curators.new ideas, Arlington Arts Center (Curator: Ellen Chenoweth) Arlington, VA
2014 (e)merge Art Fair, Selected Artist Platform, Capitol Skyline Hotel (Vetting committee: Ai WeiWei, Mika Yoshitake,
Jeffreen M. Hayes) Washington, D.C.
2013 Emulsion, Gallery O (Juror: Lauren Gentile, Founder and Director, The Contemporary Wing, Washington, D.C.) Washington, D.C. (catalog)
2012 Oddworks, New Orleans Photo Alliance (Juror: Russell Lord, Curator of Photography New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA)
New Orleans, LA
2012 Sculpture Now 2012, Washington Sculptors Group, Pepco Edison Place Gallery (Juror: Sarah Newman, Curator of Contemporary Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.) Washington, D.C.
2011 Making Meaning: Remember, Repurpose, Restore, Scrap-DC, 9/11 Art Project, Center for Green Urbanism, Washington, D.C.
2008 Small Wonders, Maryland Federation of Art (Juror: Diane DiSalvo, Curator and Director of Cultural Programs, Stevenson University) Annapolis, MD
2007 Conservez moi pour échange, “keep me for exchange” Galerie des Etonnes, Nogent sur Oise, France
2007 Plusieurs/ A Contrario, Eglise, Notre Dame de Montataire, Montataire, France
2023 Public Art Commission, Venture Tapestry, Norwest Venture Partners, Menlo Park, CA
2022 Public Art Commission, Artforum Tapestry Scroll II, AC Hotel, Bethesda, MD
2020 Public Art Commission, Artforum Tapestry Triptych, 18’ x 5’4” x .5”, Carr Properties, Alexandria, VA
2018 Frontera, Isla Center for the Arts, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam
Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, Colorado, New York, California, Spain
2020 Cross Connect Interviews +Virtual Hangouts, Nicole Salimbene + Magdolene Dykstram, I A & A at Hillyer, Washington, D.C.
2016 Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
2016 The Lawn Chair Talks: Artist +Urban Agriculturists, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2015-16 Lecture, Image and Text, Photoworks, Bethesda, MD
2023 Head Above the Water: Respecting the Power of Water Through Artmaking, Storytelling, and Flood Risk Mitigation Awareness, CALL/City as living Laboratory, DOEE, GMU with Cary Michael Robinson, Washington, DC
2021-22 Cultivate Project, Artist Collective
2018-22 Drawing Zone: Drawing as a Social Practice, Instigator, Washington, D.C./on-line
2020 Common Thread: A Community Action Project, Swatchroom, In 7 Words, Washington, D.C.
2018 Alchemical Vessels: Our Common Thread, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, D.C. (catalog)
2017 The One House Project, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2016-17 Erase Hate Through Art, Columbia Art Center, Columbia, MD
2016 Intimate Commissions, Interdisciplinaryness, (Curated by John Borstel and Catherine Mueller) Online
2016 Filter Diaries, Art Hop, La Mano Coffee Bar, Washington, D.C.
2014-15 New Hampshire Ave: This is A Place to ... Art Place America and NEA funded project with Dance Exchange, Takoma Park, MD
2014 Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, D.C. (catalog)
2013 The Listening Room-Refugee Art Project, Gallery, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD
2022 EcoTheo Review, EcoTheo Collective
2022 Panhandler Magazine, A Journal of Art and Literature, University of West Florida
2012 One Hundred Days, Contaminate NYC (Catalog)
2010 Living Through the End of Nature: The Future of American Environmentalism, Paul Wapner, MIT Press
2022 The Washington Post, In the galleries: Paper pushers: Artists stretch creative limits. Concepts of the Medium are expanded, manipulated, recycled or otherwise transformed, Mark Jenkins (September 16, 2022)
2020 The Washington Post, In the galleries: Uncommon Goods, Mark Jenkins (February 21, 2020)
2019 Contemporary Identities International Art Magazine, Izmer Bin Ahmad, Issue #3 (September 2019)
2018 The Washington Post, In the galleries: Turning the commonplace into uncommonly fine art, Mark Jenkins (September 21, 2018)
2017 Sculpture Magazine, Washington, D.C.: Nicole Salimbene – Flashpoint Gallery, Sarah Tanguy (May 2017)
2017 Al Tashkeel Magazine 27th Edition, An Interpretation of The Works of the Fourth Solo Exhibition of American Artist Nicole Salimbene, Ebtisam Abdel Aziz, Emirates Fine Arts Society (January, 2017)
2016 The Washington Post, In the galleries: Nicole Salimbene, Mark Jenkins (October 1, 2016)
2016 The Art Newspaper, What to see in DC this autumn, from rare Korans to durational performance: Our insider’s guide to the
top exhibitions and events in the US capital: Locals choose their can't-miss shows, Sarah Tanguy, Curator Art in Embassy US Department of State (September 26, 2016)
2016 Smithsonian American Art Museum Blog: Eye level, Luce Artist Talk: Nicole Salimbene, Madeline Hawkins (September 20, 2016)
2016 East City Art Review, East City Art Notes: Nicole Salimbene Protection | Devotion | Earth at Studio Gallery, Eric Hope
(January 20, 2016)
2015 Arlington Art Center Blog, Sending Off Instigate. Activate, Narwan Aimen (March 31, 2015)
2014 East City Art, (e)merge art fair returns to D.C., Irene Clouthier (October 21, 2014)
2014 Bmore Art, (e) Merge VIP Preview: Photos from Thursday October 2, Joan Cox (October 3, 2014)
2014 Quiet Lunch, Exploring (e)merge Art Fair 2014|Part 1|Recap, Quiet Lunch (October 24,2014)
2012 The Washington Post, Transforming the way we look at things, Michael O’Sullivan (July 6, 2012)
2010 Maryland Gazette, Poet-artist pairs collaborate on This is Our Body, Claudia Rousseau (March 24, 2010)
2023 Love Letters to Nature, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2020 Opening to Your Creativity, Halcyon Arts Lab, Washington, D.C.
2018 World Wildlife Fund, Washington, D.C.
2017 Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.
2016 CFI Faculty Workshop: Opening to Your Creativity, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
2016 Opening to Your Creativity, Rhizome DC, Washington, D.C.
2015-16Opening to Your Creativity, Crossings|A Center for the Healing Traditions, Silver Spring, MD
2010-15Contemplative Environmental Studies: Pedagogy for Self and Planet, American University School of International Service, The Lama Foundation, San Cristobal, NM
2014 Wisdom Sharing: A Deepening Retreat-Alice Walker, Gloria Steinem, Dr. Chung Hyun Kyung, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM
2014 Earth Honoring Faith/Listening to Earth, Opening to God, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM
2014 Contemplative Retreat for Educators: A Day of Practice, Center for Contemplative Mind and Society, Washington, D.C.
2013-14 Mindful Choices Program, Curriculum Advisor, Mellon Foundation Grant, Clark University, Worcester, MA
2011 Art Studio, Examination Paper Scroll, American National Nursing Credentialing Center Magnet Conference, Baltimore, MD
2009 ShadowPlay1“Borderlands,” Text/Image/Crafting Workshop, Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park, MD
2006-08Contemplative Sustainable Design, American University, School of International Service, The Lama Foundation San Cristobal, NM
2016-23 Art Consultant, Private Practice, Washington D.C., Maryland, California
2016-19 Gallery Committee Advisor, Willow Street Gallery, DC Arts Studios, Washington, D.C.
2013-14 Artist Services, Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2006-11 Assistant to the Founder and Artistic Director, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Takoma Park, MD
1998-00 Bookings Coordinator, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Takoma Park, MD