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Nicole Alger’s figurative work relies on life and imaginative abstraction to express her interest in animist ideas.  Upon graduating Duke University, she trained in Paris followed by four years at the Florence Academy of Art.  For years she worked as a portrait painter, but currently is focused on her imaginative figurative work which has been in group shows across the country.  Her still life and figurative work have received honors from NOAPS, PSoA, and AWA.  She lives in New York City with her family.


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The Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy
Studio Cecil Graves, Florence, Italy
The International School of Art, Todi, Italy
L’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, France
Duke University

Galleries Shown

Cecil Byrne Gallery, Charleston, S.C.
Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA                                                                                                                                      Terry McManus Gallery, Raleigh, N.C.      
Lyons-Wier Ginsberg Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Italia Cultural Institute, San Francisco, CA.
C. Duncan Connelly Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
Appleton Museum of Fine Art, Ocala, FL.
The Portrait Institute, N.Y.C., N.Y.
Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, N.Y.
Century Gallery, Alexandria, VA.



Richeson75,  meritorious in Still Lifes and Seascapes International Competition with a still life, Feathers                                                                                                                                                                                                                Staff Picks, Feb. 2018 for PoetsArtists Collectors' Choice Awards with a portrait, Play 

Juried into American Women Artists' Haggin Museum Show, August, 2018 with a multi figure work, Magpie


Portrait Society of Art,  Top Ten Finalist, Members' Show, Still Life Category with Bones 

Portrait Society of Art, Finalist, Members' Show, Self Portrait Category with Glasses  


Recent Shows

In the Style Of, juried show, Copley Society of Art, with Feathers                                                           

The Portrait Now, Copley Society of Art, with Glasses 

Women as Warrior, Zhou B Art Center, with Talking Stick