Nicole Galellis studied painting at the University of Alberta and then transferred to the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design where she received her BFA in 2002. Since graduating, she has participated in artist residencies in Banff, Grande Prairie and Taipei, Taiwan. Nicole has taught at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Harcourt House Gallery and the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts. In 2012 she completed her degree in Education and is currently teaching art and English at Braemar High School. In July 2014 Nicole completed her largest work yet, a 60’ long mural for the Borden Park Pavilion, commissioned by the City of Edmonton.
The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory and Region 4 of the Metis Nation of Alberta. We respect this as the traditional and contemporary land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.