About

Alex Nichols is a multidisciplinary artist and writer who uses primarily her body as the place of active resistance. It is through the body that we absorb our surroundings. Our body is the location of our experience and identity.

Her work examines identity, communication and connection. Her process has three modes. 

Her individual practice, her collaborative practice ALEXANDMUSHI with Mushi Wooseong James and her collective practice Think Make Tank artist collective.

Artist and Writer Alex Nichols
Waiting for permission to be me, 2019

Alex is a native of San Francisco who received an MFA from CCA in Writing and a BFA from Pitzer college in Performance & Culture.

She has participated in residencies and exhibited her work throughout the Bay Area and internationally including the Headlands Center for the Arts, Recology Artist in Residence Program, Southern Exposure, Berkeley Art Center, Bamboo Curtain Studios Taipei, NUMU Museum, Fort Mason Center for Art & Culture and works closely with MODERNISM Gallery. 

Alex has lectured at CCA, UC Berkeley and AIA. With publications in media outlets including: SF Chronicle, SF Weekly, Taipei TV, 7X7, Timeout, Dazed.