Nico Cathcart | Muralist
Nico Cathcart is a painter, signmaker, and muralist hailing from Toronto, Ontario, who strives to discuss Feminism, Minority Empowerment, and Conservation in her highly-colorful works. She is currently creating and adventuring in the southern wilds of Richmond, VA. Her work has been shown in many galleries and museums throughout the continent, including the MASS MOCA, Gallery 5, Glave Kocen, 1979 Gallery in Rochester, NY, La Bodega Gallery in San Diego, District Local Gallery in Vancouver, and many more. She holds a dual BFA in Painting and Ceramics from SUNY Cortland. She is an active muralist, with work in the Richmond Street Art Festival, Wall Therapy, Spirit Walls in Pittsburgh, and the Richmond Tattoo and Arts Festival as well as many businesses and restaurants throughout the area. Nico most recently co-curated the exhibition “Fresh Paint: Murals inspired by the story of Virginia” that is on display now through April 26th, 2019 at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture. Her work can be found in many corporate collections including Capital One, Kutak Rock, and in personal collections. When she is not painting, Nico can be found volunteering for many non-profits including Art on Wheels, Connors Heros, Fetchacure, and the YWCA.