Nicole Bigar

Born in France, educated in the United States. Alumnae of Barnard College, New York. For the past thirty years, a full-time painter and sculptor, living in East Hampton and New York City. 

EDUCATION

 

Barnard College, New York, NY

Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC

Art Students’ League, New York, NY

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Victor D’Amico Institute of Art, Amagansett, NY

Arline Wingate’s Studio, East Hampton, NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2010NY Cornell University Hospital

2008Hampton Road Gallery, Southampton, NY

2006Nicole Bigar/Recent Works: My Journey from Past to

Sand Sculpture on Canvas, QuiNY/Narrow Gallery, New

York, NY

2003Songs of Songs, MOCA DC, Museum of Contemporary

Art, Washington, DC

2002Festival at Louis XIV’s Court, Paradise Café, Sag

Harbor, NY

1999Goddess, Gallery Harry Stendhal, New York, NY Nabi

Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

MOCA DC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Washington

DC

1996Terra Cotta-Creatures, Elaine Benson Gallery,

Bridgehampton, NY

1995 Norwegian Fjords, Pharos Gallery, New York, NY

1993Athena Fine Arts, New York, NY

1992Athena Fine Arts, New York, NY

1991Mythology Paintings-Earth Mothers, Benton Gallery,

Southampton, NY

1989Nicole Bigar: Mythology Paintings, Benton Gallery,

Southampton, NY

1988Benton Gallery, Southampton, NY

1987Nicole Bigar/Recent Paintings, Benton Gallery,

Southampton, NY

1986Benton Gallery, Southampton, NY

Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

1985Nicole Bigar/Ceramic Sculpture, Elaine Benson Gallery,

Bridgehampton, NY

1984Barbara Ingber, Bridgehampton, NY

1982Biennale Suisse, Gemini Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland

1981Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

1980Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

1978    Randall Gallery, New York, NY

1977 Randall Gallery, New York, NY

1975Upstairs Gallery, New York, NY

1974Koukoumanias, Upstairs Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1972Phyllis Radcliff Gallery, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2006Women at the Laundry, East Hampton, NY

2005International Women Artists, Galleria Tondinelli, Rome,

Italy

It’s About Time, The Art Barge-50th Year, Ashawagh

Hall East Hampton, NY

Artists’ Beit Midrash, Skirball Center, New York, NY

2004Juried Show, Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton

Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

2003Firenze Biennale, Florence, Italy

Artrageous, Edwin Gould Services for Women and

Children,

New York, NY

Artists of the Springs, Invitational Exhibition, East

Hampton, NY (every year since 1980)

Guild Hall Member Show, East Hampton, NY (every

year since 1980)

Box Art Auction, East End Hospice, Hamptons, NY (also

2001 and 2002)

2002Text Still Speaks, Skirball Center, New York, NY

2001Remembering: A Hamptons Art History/Part I, Elaine

Benson

Gallery and Sculpture Garden Bridgehampton, NY

From the City of Dreams, Nabi Gallery, East Hampton,

Thanksgiving Show, Nabi Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Hartfelt, Arlene Bujese Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1998Artscope, Bronze in Garden, East Hampton, NY

Gallery Stendhal, New York, NY

Wall to Wall, Arlene Bujese  Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Contemporary Narrative, Arlene Bujese Gallery, East

Hampton, NY

1997East Hampton Alliance Springs Invitational Exhibition, East

Hampton, NY (every year)

Dimensions: Drawings and Sculpture, Arlene Bujese

Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Artists for Guild Hall Auction, East Hampton, NY

1996Guild Hall Member Show, East Hampton, NY

1992Artscope, Bronze in Garden, East Hampton, NY

1987Olivier Nouvellet, Paris, France

1984Channel 13 Auction Show, Sotheby’s, NY

1975Artists of Suffolk County, Hecksher Museum of Art,

Huntington, NY

1970Mural for Election of McGovern, Guild Hall, East

Hampton, NY

The Figure Explored, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

The Laundry, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

 

LITERATURE

 

Archives of National Museum of Women in the Arts

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

1997Music Festival of the Hamptons. Benefit March 25, invitation: Flutist

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

Lees Junior College, Jackson, KY

New York Public Library, New York, NY

New York Scandinavian Foundation Collection, New York, NY

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

Belmont International, New York, NY

 

Private collections available upon request only