Born 1974, Evanston, Illinois
Lives and works in San Francisco, California

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

Color Study
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
December 4, 2021 - January 22, 2022
Joy Fields
Nancy Hoffman Gallery
New York, New York
May 13 - August 5, 2021
Nicole Phungrasamee Fein
Galerie Dittmar
Berlin, Germany
September 10 - November 26, 2020
Alluvial
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, Texas
January 10 - February 19, 2020
Haunted Formalism: Nicole Phungrasamee Fein and Dean Smith
VOLUME and Del Vaz Projects
Los Angeles, California
October 7 - October 28, 2016
Vantage
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
January 31 - March 14, 2015
Passings
Danese Corey
New York, New York
October 18 - November 16, 2013
Forgotten
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, Texas
October 6 - November 21 2012
where
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
October 5 - November 10, 2012
Foci
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
October 23 - December 11, 2010
Shift
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 1 - June 27, 2009
Materialize
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
September 4 - October 13, 2007
Nicole Phungrasamee Fein: Drawings
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery
Houston, Texas
May 20 - June 20, 2006
Nicole Phungrasamee Fein
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 11 - March 25, 2006
Layers
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
October 16 - November 24, 2004
Lines
Don Soker Contemporary Art
San Francisco, California
July 2 - July 27, 2002

Group Exhibitions

WHERE WE ARE
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
October 23 - November 24, 2021
50th Anniversary Don Soker Contemporary Art
Don Soker Contemporary Art
San Francisco, CA
October 2 - 30, 2021
Break + Bleed
San Jose Museum of Art
San Jose, California
Rory Padeken, curator
June 4, 2021 - April 3, 2022
ALLE
Galerie Wenger
Zurich, Switzerland
March 18 - June 30, 2021
Promising Views
Nancy Hoffman Gallery
New York, New York
September 10 - October 31, 2020
8 Wochen
Galerie Wenger
Zurich, Switzerland
June 6 - August 29, 2020
The Circle
Nancy Hoffman Gallery
New York, New York
December 12, 2019 - January 25, 2020
Gradation
Patrick Heide Contemporary Art
London, United Kingdom
Paul Carey-Kent, curator
July 18 - September 21, 2019
Between Them
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
July 13 - August 17, 2019
Additive Measures
Slide Space 123
Mills College, Oakland, California
September 8 - October 12, 2018
Way Bay 2
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Berkeley, California
June 13 - September 2018
‘scape
Danese Corey Gallery
New York, New York
January 12 - February 17, 2018
Sabbath: The 2017 Dorothy Saxe Invitational
Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco, California
November 12, 2017 - February 25, 2018
Drawings from the Collection: 1980 to Today
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, California
February 11 - May 14, 2017
The Future Eve
Fellows of Contemporary Art
Los Angeles, California
January 28 - March 4, 2017
Drawing Conclusions
Danese Corey
New York, New York
November 18 - December 23, 2016
Fifth Anniversary Exhibition: Five
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, Texas
August 18 - October 4, 2016
Dot, Dash, Dissolve: Drawn from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Kaitlyn Basta, curator
July 13 - November 20, 2016
Bye Bye Old City: The Last Picture Show
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 2 - May 16, 2015
Line: Making the Mark
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston, Texas
December 11, 2014 - March 21, 2015
Selections: Gallery Artists
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, Texas
June 13 - August 18, 2014
SUMMER
Danese Corey
New York, New York
June 6 - August 1, 2014
Winter Garden
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, Texas
December 7, 2013 - January 10, 2014
On Drawing: Line
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, TX
September 6 - October 22, 2013
Line, Color, and Form
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 5 - August 3, 2013
On Drawing: Line
Holly Johnson Gallery
Dallas, TX
June 29 - August 17, 2013
Color Vision
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, Texas
May 17 - June 25, 2013
Minimalism: Nicole Phungrasamee Fein, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin
Devin Borden Gallery
Houston, Texas
December 1, 2012 - January 8, 2013
44th Collectors’ Show and Sale
Arkansas Art Center
Little Rock, Arkansas
November 30 - December 30, 2012
Notations: Contemporary Drawing as Idea and Process
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Meredith Malone, curator
September 14, 2012 - January 7, 2013
Look Both Ways
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
September 8 - October 6, 2012
Contemporary Watercolor
Morgan Lehman Gallery
New York, New York
Veronica Roberts, curator
July 12 - August 17, 2012
Cool Calm Collected
Danese Gallery
New York, New York
June 14 - August 17, 2012
Time
The Lab
San Francisco, California
October 8 - October 29, 2011
Summer Show 2011
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 1 - July 30, 2011
Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection
Katonah Museum of Art
Katonah, New York
Ellen Keiter, curator
January 23 - May 1, 2011
Modern Drawings: Tracing 100 Years
Academy Art Museum
Easton, Maryland
Brian Young, curator
February 13 - April 2, 2010
50 very small drawings
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 3 - September 19, 2009
New Work
Hosfelt Gallery
New York, New York
July 1 - August 1, 2009
Pacific Light: California Watercolor Refracted, 1907-2007
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, California
September 22 - October 20, 2007
Pattern vs. Decoration
Hosfelt Gallery
New York, New York
July 12 - August 17, 2007
Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper
Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco, California
June 23 - October 7, 2007
Pattern vs. Decoration
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
June 16 - August 4, 2007
Group Drawing Exhibition
Victoria Munroe Fine Art
Boston, Massachusetts
March 1 - March 31, 2007
Delineation
Hosfelt Gallery
New York, New York
July 21 - August 18, 2006
Gridlock
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
June 10 - July 29, 2006
Hosfelt Gallery New York Preview
Hosfelt Gallery
New York, New York
February 18 - March 25, 2006
Water Color - Current Views
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
October 7 - November 19, 2005
Paper Pushers
Richard L. Nelson Gallery, UC Davis
Davis, California
Renny Pritikin, curator
September 29 - December 11, 2005
Bay Area Bazaar
Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery
Portland, Oregon
Laurie Reid, curator
September 1 - October 1, 2005
Summer Paper
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery
Houston, Texas
2005
Art on Paper 2004
Weatherspoon Art Museum
Greensboro, North Carolina
November 14, 2004 - January 23, 2005
The World Becomes a Private World - Selections from the Collection of Penny Cooper and Rena Rosenwasser
Mills College Art Museum
Oakland, California
2004
Process
Dorsky Gallery
Long Island City, New York
Chandra Cerrito, curator
September 12 - November 15, 2004
Troy Story
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
July 6 - August 21, 2004
Intersections
Chela
Baltimore, Maryland
Talia Greene, curator
April 10 - May 2, 2004
A Three Week Show
Gallery Joe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
April 2 - April 24, 2004
Fine/Lines: From the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Santa Barbara, California
November 16, 2003 - January 11, 2004
Space Available
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, California
October 31 - December 13, 2003
Process and Possibility: Contemporary Drawing in the Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston, Texas
Barry Walker, curator
August 25 - December 1, 2003
Paper
Hosfelt Gallery
San Francisco, California
July 19 - August 16, 2003
Monotype Marathon IX
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
San Jose, California
June 20 - July 12, 2003
Accumulated Actions
Sonoma Museum of Visual Art
Santa Rosa, California
March 22 - May 4, 2003
Cream
Arts Benicia
Benicia, California
August 3 - September 8, 2002
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
Mills College Art Museum
Oakland, California
May 3 - May 26, 2002
Gallery Artists
Don Soker Contemporary Art
San Francisco, California
2002
Tails of the City 2.0
Gallery Flux
San Francisco, California
April 8 - May 10, 2002
Cate School Alumni Exhibition
Bruno Gallery, Cate School
Carpinteria, California
2002
The Art of Collecting
Sonoma Museum of Visual Art
Santa Rosa, California
2002
Fresh
Gallery 22
San Francisco, California
November 17, 2001
Red
Destination Foundation
San Francisco, California
September 23, 2001
Drawings and Installations
Don Soker Contemporary Art
San Francisco, California
2001
Hat Factory Artists
Gallery 22
San Francisco, California
2001
Tails of the City
Microsoft at Sony Metreon
San Francisco, California
March 23 - May 16, 2001
Drawings and Installations
Don Soker Contemporary Art
San Francisco, California
2000

Education

2002 MFA, Mills College, Oakland, California
1996 BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1995 BA, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
1994 Foreign Student Certificate, China National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, PRC

Public Collections

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Birmingham Museum of Art
Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin
Brooklyn Museum
Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums
Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles
Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House
Krannert Art Museum
Menil Drawing Institute
Mills College Art Museum
Montefiore Medical Center
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The New Mexico Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
University of Richmond Museums
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Whitney Museum of American Art

Publications

Carey-Kent, Paul. Gradation at Patrick Heide Contemporary Art. paulsartworld.blogspot.com, 2019.
Cole, Norma. Fate News. Oakland, Omnidawn Publishing, 2018.
‘scape. Danese Corey, 2018.
Deck the Halls. Danese Corey, 2017.
Galpin, Pierre-François. Sabbath: The 2017 Dorothy Saxe Invitational, Nov. 12, 2017-Feb. 25, 2018. San Francisco, Contemporary Jewish Museum, 2017.
Baxter, Jared. The Future Eve: Nicole Phungrasamee, Yann Novak, Dean Smith, Karen Lofgren, Robert Crouch. Fellows of Contemporary Art and VOLUME, 2017.
Drawing Conclusions. Danese Corey, 2016.
Baxter, Jared, Norma Cole, and M Kitchell. Haunted Formalism: Nicole Phungrasamee Fein and Dean Smith. VOLUME at Del Vaz Projects, 2016.
Phal, Christine. Drawing Now, Paris: Le Salon Du Dessin Contemporain, 9 Édition; Le Carreau Du Temple, March 25 -29, 2015. Paris, Salon du Dessin Contemporain, 2015.
On Drawing: Line. Holly Johnson Gallery and Devin Borden Gallery, 2013.
Volta NY: An invitational solo project fair for contemporary art. March 7 - 10, 2013. 82 Mercer, New York, New York, 2013.
Passings. Danese Corey, 2013.
Cool Calm Collected. Danese, 2012.
Nicole Fein in Conversation with Wynn Kramarsky & Rachel Nackman. notations.aboutdrawing.org, 2012.
Malone, Meredith. Notations: Contemporary Drawing as Idea and Process. Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, 2012.
Turner, Lynne Woods. Lynne Woods Turner on Nicole Fein. Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper, drawntapedburned.aboutdrawing.org, 2011.
Fraser, John. John Fraser on Nicole Fein. Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper, drawntapedburned.aboutdrawing.org, 2011.
Young, Brian. Modern Drawings: Tracing 100 Years. Academy Art Museum, 2010.
Kramarsky, Werner H., et al. 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006. New York, Fifth Floor Foundation, 2008.
Johnson, Robert Flynn, et al. Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper. San Francisco, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2007.
Pritikin, Renny. Paper Pushers. Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, 2005.
Doll, Nancy, & Platt, Ron. Art on Paper. Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2004.
Cerrito, Chandra. Process. Dorsky Gallery, 2004.
Duncan, Michael, & Slayter-Ralph, Anthony. Fine Lines: From the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky. Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, 2003.
Fink, Courtney. Space Available. Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, 2003.

Education

2002 MFA, Mills College, Oakland, California
1996 BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1995 BA, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
1994 Foreign Student Certificate, China National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, PRC

Press

Tennant, Donna (2020, February). Nicole Fein. Visual Art Source.
A Look Into the Diligent Processes Behind Four Abstract Artists’ Paintings and Sculptures. (2015, April). Artsy.
An American in Paris: an interview with Gallery Joe at Drawing Now. (2015, March). Art Media Agency (AMA).
Baker, Kenneth (2015, February). Surabhi Saraf turns folding laundry into an art. The San Francisco Chronicle.
Turner, Cherie Louise (2012, September). Look Both Ways. Visual Art Source.
Meyer, Ben (2012, November). Handmade, meticulous abstractions playing with color at Gallery Joe. theartblog.org.
Where to Buy: A select exhibition in a private gallery. (2012, November). The Week.
Newhall, Edith (2012, October). Two solo shows of lighter, brighter, meditative works. The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Martin, Elliott Zooey (2012, October). Nicole Phungrasamee Fein. Artforum.com.
Wei, Lilly (2011, May). Drawn/Taped/Burned. ARTnews.
Rucci, A.A. (2009, December). Temperature Rising: The Art Fairs in Miami. Art Critical.
Newhall, Edith (2009, May). Zipping, morphing, digitally animated scans of drawings. The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Newhall, Edith (2006, July). Gridlock Minus Road Rage. The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Newhall, Edith (2006, March). Two Fine Painters, One Show: Nicole Phungrasamee Fein and Charles Ritchie at Gallery Joe. The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Dalkey, Victoria (2005, November). Paper Transformed. The Sacramento Bee.
Chin Lui, Diane (2005, October). Pushing the Envelope. The Davis Enterprise.
Olson, Marisa (2003, October). ’Paper' at Hosfelt Gallery. Artweek.
Berry, Colin (2003, June). ‘Accumulated Actions’ at the Sonoma Museum of Visual Art. Artweek.