Downloadable CV pdf: Mauser_CV_2018_WEB


2010 MFA The University of Chicago, Chicago IL

2006 BFA Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota FL

2004 Centre for Art and Culture, Institute for American Universities | Aix-en-Provence, France

2001-02  Indiana University | Bloomington, Indiana




Notre Dame Center for Art & Culture | South Bend, IN

Break Here Colleen Keihm and Nicole Mauser, Filter Space | Chicago, IL


Pressure, Drag, Hesitation and Speed Missouri Western State University | St. Joseph MO

Viscocity Gladstone Community Center | Gladstone MO

Lacuna The Beggars Table | Kansas City MO

Nicole Mauser and Katherine Perryman  Ft. Gondo Compound for the Arts | St. Louis MO


Kinematic DOVA Temporary Gallery | Chicago IL


Nicole Mauser and Brandon Anschultz Carrie Secrest Gallery | Chicago IL

Cellardoor DOVA Temporary Gallery | Chicago IL


{+} or {-} a Word Arts Incubator of Kansas City | Kansas City MO


Second Adolescence Greene Contemporary Gallery | Sarasota FL


Nicole Mauser New Paintings Etc. Gallery | Sarasota FL



HATCH Projects Chicago Artists Coalition | Chicago, IL

Echoes | Kansas City, MO

Holographic Body Baby Blue Gallery | Chicago, IL


Rites curated by Sheridan Tucker Anderson Chicago Artists Coalition | Chicago, IL

Submissive Exhibitions organized by Danny Volk at THE SUB-MISSION | Chicago, IL

Echoes curated by Jonah Criswell and Mirjam C.Wendt | Berlin, Germany


Yelling at the Sky Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Curated by La Keisha Leek | Chicago, IL

Lucciche Simposio di VideoArte Officina d’Arte Ponte di Ferro Carrara, Italy

Spring Open House | High Concept Labs

Flatfiles Tiger Strikes Asteroid | Brooklyn, NY

Continuous Span Hyde Park Art Center | Chicago IL

IN>TIME High Concept Labs | Chicago IL 2015


Defining Abstrction I & II Selby Gallery | Ringling College of Art & Design

Kansas City Art Institute Biennial | Kansas City, MO


Taking Off: Hot New Painters Reynolds Gallery | Richmond, VA

Beyond Bounds Nerman Museum of Contermorary Art | Overland Park, KS


Sustinance/Abundance Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art | Overland Park, KS Abstract, adj. Ringling College of Art & Design | Sarasota FL


Invitational PUNCH Gallery Juried by Scott Lawrimore Deputy Director, Frye Art Museum | Seattle WA

FlatFiles H&R BlockArtSpace | Kansas City MO

Neutral Spray Booth Gallery | Kansas City MO

Congrats 911 Wyoming | Kansas City MO

XOXO Spray Booth Gallery | Kansas City MO


What’s Up The Dolphin Gallery | Kansas City MO

OnProcess The University of St Mary Goppert Gallery | Leavenworth KS

2010 GRB6 Roxaboxen Gallery | Chicago IL

A Selection from a Decade of Painting at the Department of Visual Arts | DOVA Temp Chicago IL


River Market Regional Exhibition Curated by Domonic Molon | Kansas City MO

Painterly La La Curated by Davin Watne Paragraph Gallery | Kansas City MO


Midwest National Abstract Art Exhibition | Indianapolis IN

Assemblage Greene Contemporary | Sarasota FL Art

Bridge Art Fair Greene Contemporary Gallery | Chicago IL


SALI National Exhibition of Fine Art | Indianapolis IN

Scope Art Fair Greene Contemporary Gallery | Hamptons NY

Synthetic Rhapsody: Florida in Milan AR Gallery | Milan Italy

Abracadazzle Manatee Art Center | Bradenton FL


The Alexander (Indianapolis, IN)

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (Overland Park, KS)


Lecturer, Visual Language: On 2D Images, The University of Chicago | 2015–Current

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago | Fall & Spring 2014 & 2016

Instructor, Drawing 1 & II, The University of St. Mary, Fall 2011-Spring 2012

Post-MFA Teaching Fellowship, The University of Chicago | 2011


Engagement Coordinator, The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, 2015-16

Administrative Assistant, Graduate Division, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2013-15

Visiting Artist Lecture, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph MO 2012

Visiting Critic, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO 2012

Visiting Artist, Education Department | Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO 2012

BFA Exhibition Juror, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph MO 2012

Instructor, The Big Draw Public Workshop, H&R Block ArtSpace, Kansas City MO 2o12

Visiting Artist Instructor, ArtReach, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City MO 2012

Studio Assistant, Theaster Gates Studio | Chicago IL 2011

Critical Writing Workshop Participant led by Sylvie Fortin | Grand Arts, Kansas City MO 2011

Artist, INC Juror & Participant | Kansas City, MO 2010

Teaching Assistant, The University of Chicago: Advanced Painting III,  Drawing II: Exploded Drawing, On 2D Images, Visual Language On 3D 2008-10

Fabrication Technician, The University of Chicago 2008-10

Instructor, Sketching at The Smart | The Smart Museum | Chicago IL 2009-10

Urban Culture Project Studio Residency, Charlotte Street Foundation | Kansas City MO 2008

Artist Slide Lecture Series, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art | Kansas City MO 2008

Gallery Intern, Byron Cohen Contemporary Art | Kansas City, MO 2006-07

Co-Director, The Crossley Gallery | Ringling College of Art & Design 2005-06

Curatorial Intern, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art | Kansas City, MO 2005

Curatorial Intern Contemporary Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art | Indianapolis IN 2004

Writing Tutor, Academic Resource Center | Ringling College of Art & Design 2002-06

Gallery Assistant, The Selby Gallery of Art | Sarasota FL 2002-05


Student Fine Art Fund Grant: Painting Research in Berlin

Post-MFA Teaching Fellowship

University of Chicago Full Tuition Scholarship & Stipend

University of Chicago’s Humanities Funds

Abracadazzle Second Place Juror’s Prize President’s List

National Dean’s List

Lawrence and Ruth Richmond Endowed Scholar

Avant Garde Scholarship, Ringling School of Art & Design

Best of Ringling Core Program, Second Place Overall






Thorson, Alice. Celluloid meltdown inspired painter Nicole Mauser’s works. May 2. <>

Polson-Lacy, Jamilee. Kansas City: Seasonal Transition Bad at Sports Blog. April 3. <> 2012

Thorson, Alice. H&R Block Artspace offers a peek in its drawers for First Friday. The Kansas City Star. May 31. <>

New American Paintings. Issue #101 Midwest Edition. Lisa Freiman, Juror. 2011

Donnelly, Cecilia. Reading Rainbows. The Chicago Weekly. April 6. <>.

Thorson, Alice. KC Artists Plug into a New Gallery in the West Bottoms. Kansas City Star. September 14.

Jain,Vriti. Ten For Ten: DOVA Temporary celebrates a decade of MFA paintings. The Chicago Weekly. September 29. <>.


New American Paintings. Issue #76. Midwest Region Competition. Curated by Raphaela Platow.

Uniquely Kansas City. Kansas City Public Television. 14 August.

The Kansas City Star. Arts & Entertainment. 5 July.

Packham, Chris. Artistic Ascendance. The Pitch Kansas City 29 May. < artistic-ascendance/>.

Self, Dana. Urban Culture Project Artists Show Their Stuffing. 29 May. < /the-urban-culture-project-s-studio-program-artists-show-their-stuffing/>. Arts & Entertainment Section (Cover Image).

Grasping Water. The Kansas City Star Sunday May 11.


Altabe, Joan. Artists feel connection to the work of masters. Bradenton Herald 20 September. <

Voeler, Megan. Continuing Education: Greene Contemporary pairs a Ringling alum with a Ringling prof. 5 September. <

Costello, Kevin. Contrast in Styles in Greene Exhibits. 2 September.


Costello, Kevin. Ringling art student’s work gives colors a twist. Sarasota Herald Tribune, 28 April. pg 33. Downtown and Beyond, 4 May, pg 40.

Works by recent Ringling graduate Nicole Mauser. The Pelican Observer Calendar of the Arts, 4 May.



Review: Katy Kirbach. Chicago Artist Writers. Dec 6.

Art 50 (contributor). Newcity. al-vanguard/

Coloring the Space Between Us: A Review of Garry Noland at TSA Chicago. May 27.<>.

Interview with Carris Adams: Chicago Breakout Artists 2017. May <>/

Painting, Gone in a Flash Review of Ben Murray at Monique Meloche Gallery


Review: Laura Owens at Soccer Club Club. Newcity, Nov 30. <>.

TEN: Interview with Brandon Anschultz at Regards, Chicago, IL, August.

Review: Saccoccio, Metzger, Barazani/Corbett vs. Dempsey. Newcity, April 3. <>

Review: Nick Bastis/Regards. Newcity, February 19. <>

Journal of Humanistic Psychiatric. Grey/Gray: Fragmented Reflections on The Color Grey, Part 1. Vol 3, Issue 1. <>

2014 Relocating a Center, Bad at Sports, Feb 4. <>.

Image of Limited Good, Bad at Sports, May 19. <>.

2013 haunting/longing/unknowing/knowing. 8 1/2 x 11, Plug Projects Publishing. May 2. <>

2012 The Hot Tub Dialogues. Art Practical. March 10. <>



PRIVATES co-organized with  Tobey Albright at Carthage College | Kenosha, WI


Sunday Painter Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurt University | Kansas City, MO


Open Session 01: Plein Air Workshop | The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | Kansas City MO


Co-Founder, KCPAC (Kansas City Plein Air Coterie)

The Frontier: Project Curator of Living Archive and Living Timeline | Paragraph Gallery | Kansas City MO


Co-Founder, PLUG Projects | Kansas City MO


2017 Artists make Privates Public. Lindsey Anderson. Oct 25. Milwaukee Magazine. https://www.

Bad at Sports, Episode 596. July 24.


Kirsch, Elizabeth. Artists and would-be artists take to the great outdoors. Kansas City Star Magazine. July 12. <

Bembnister, Theresa. Brushing up against the Kansas City Plein Air Coterie. The Kansas City Star. Feb 26. <>.


Bad At Sports Podcast, PLUG Projects Interview, Episode #339. <>.

Abeln, Tracy. At Plug Projects, every color five artists could think of. June 12. <>

Bembnister, Theresa. Plug Projects counts the steps to and from the built world. April 3. <> 2011

Bembnister, Theresa. ‘Remasters,’ at Plug Projects, draws on art history for inspiration. Dec 28. <>.

Thorson, Alice. KC artists plug into a new gallery in the West Bottoms. Sept 15. <> CURATORIAL + COLLABORATION HONORS


Rocket Grant: The Andy Warhol Foundation, The Charlotte Street Foundation, & The Spencer Museum of Art (Co-Author for PLUG Projects)

Inspiration Grant, The Kansas City Metropolitan Arts Council (Co-Author for PLUG Projects)

Lecture Series at The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art with PLUG Projects