Nikki Silva

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Nikki SilvaAdjunct Faculty

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Nikki Silva (she/they) is a Rhode Island based multi-disciplinary artist who primarily describes their practice as being a printmaker. She primarily focuses on silkscreen processes, Risograph, and other digital based print processes. Her work attempts to explore the construction of histories and truths though familial generations and folklore created by immigration experiences. The work is an attempt at reconstructing those narratives to rebuild what has been lost.

They received their MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from the School of Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts and received their BA from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. Her work has been shown multiple times at the Tufts University Art Galleries and has also appeared at the Sanctuary UCC Gallery in Medford, MA and the Hopkinton Center for the Arts in Hopkinton, MA. They received the Tufts University Montague Traveling Grant in the Fall of 2021 and received the Tufts University Post-Graduate Curatorial Fellowship (now the Post-Graduate Exhibitions Fellowship) for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. She is currently an Adjunct Professor of Visual Arts at Roger Williams University.

Art by Adjunct Faculty Nikki Silva