Haleigh Nickerson (b. 1994) is a multidisciplinary artist originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2015, Nickerson received her Bachelor's in Art Practice with a minor in Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. In 2017, Nickerson earned her MFA in Fine Arts from Parsons: The New School for Design. Haleigh has been featured in Sotheby's, Cultured Mag, Dazed, For Freedoms 2020 Awakening, and has since most recently exhibited work at Phillips (New York, NY). Nickerson lives and works in Los Angeles. 

Nickerson draws from her background as a filmmaker deconstructing the act of world-building as her work materializes in representational agglomerations that teeter between personal fantasy, archive, culture, and memory. Her photography, video, performance, and installations exist as compilations of emblematic images, objects, and symbols that coalesce into shifting spaces of identity. Dedicated characters are embodied in these realms, often in fantastical tribute to the strength of Black womxn icons in American culture. Through this practice of reclamation, Nickerson offers visionary frameworks of survival, transformation, and care along the lines of race and gender in America.

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