Sylvia Nickerson - Picasso&

Picasso's Family of Saltimbanques

Sylvia Nickerson is an artist, writer and illustrator whose work has examined gender identity, social class and religion.

Her book Creation (2019, Drawn & Quarterly) won a Doug Wright Award and she won the Hamilton Arts Award for Visual Arts in 2018. Her work was included in the exhibition This Is Serious: Canadian Indie Comics at the Art Gallery of Hamilton where she was artist-in-residence throughout the global pandemic period (2020/21).

Nickerson is currently working on a new book entitled Dark Mirrors: a graphic novel set in a speculative technological future. In the coming years she would like to create non-fiction books that are both beautiful and informative about science-based topics like women’s reproductive health and the history of mathematics.

Sylvia Nickerson is currently based in Hamilton, ON.


Sylvia Nickerson
Picasso's Family of Saltimbanques
20×20 inches
acrylic on canvas

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