Nicole Melnicky is a queer interdisciplinary artist and fashion designer based out of Vancouver, British Columbia. She received her MFA at OCAD University in Interdisciplinary Art, Media, and Design. She obtained her BFA from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a major in Fine Art, along with minors in Textile Design, and Art History. Melnicky was hosted as an artist-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center, Toronto Biennial of Art, Otis College of Art and Design, The Ou Gallery, and Studio H Canada. Nicole's studio is located at the Or Gallery in Vancouver, BC.
Through her research, painting, and fashion-based practice, Nicole explores the mixed-methodologies of queer utopia, dreaming, queer abstraction, the monstrous feminine, queer futurity, kitsch, camp, and pride.