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    September 2018: Nicole Moné

    Nicole Mone professional artist

    California-born Nicole Moné is an award-winning artist currently living and painting in Westchester, New York. Her representational paintings reside in collections throughout the United States and abroad.

    Nicole's work has been featured in American Art Collector Magazine, American Artist Magazine, Poets and Artists Magazine, and in China’s Collections Magazine. She has exhibited at, most notably, the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, OH, the MEAM Museum (European Museum of Modern Art) in Barcelona, Spain, Museo Pablo Serrano in Zaragoza, Spain, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, the Salmagundi Club and the National Arts Club in NYC. Some of Moné’s works were used in Season 4 of the popular SHOWTIME crime drama, Ray Donovan.

    She has studied at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and in New York at the School of Visual Arts where she studied portraiture with Marvin Mattelson, and the Art Students League where she studied with renowned painters: Aaron Shikler and Everett Raymond Kinstler. Additionally she has studied with celebrated painters: Max Ginsberg and Jeremy Lipking.

    Blowing Smoke Portrait Of Aaron Shikler

     

    In the summer of 2018, Moné was the recipient of the Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze Horse's Head for Best in Show from Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club. She was the Grand Prize winner of the year-long, international competition The Sedona Art Prize (now the Gateway International Painting Competition).  Among other awards, Moné has received the Newington Award for Best Painting In Show at the American Artists Professional League 88th Grand National Exhibition, Allied Artists of America Gold Medal of Honor at the Allied Artist’s 103rd Exhibition, the Gold Medal of Honor at the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 118th Annual Exhibition, “Best in Show” at the prestigious Salmagundi Club’s Non-Members Exhibition and Competition, “Best in Show” in Gateway International Painting Competition, First Place at the CLWAC Annual Member’s exhibit, and the Collection Magazine Award in the 12th Annual International Art Renewal Center Salon 2016.

    Painting by Nicole Moné: Blowing Smoke: Portrait of Aaron Shikler by Nicole Moné. Her painting won the Grand Prize and $5,000 at the Sedona Art Prize 2016-17 (now the Gateway International Painting Competition).

    To learn more about professional artist Nicole Moné, visit her website:

    https://nicolemone.com

     

     

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