EDUCATION

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MArch, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2012
Massachusetts College of Art, B.F.A. Sculpture, Boston, Massachusetts, 2001
     Graduated with Distinction and Departmental Honors

 

SELECTED
EXHIBITIONS

From Ordinary to Extraordinary, Susquehanna Art Museum, VanGo Museum on Wheels, PA, 2012
Secret Boxes,
Carroll Arts Center, Westminster, MD, 2011
What Makes Us Smile,
The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, 2010
Brain Storm,
Dr. Kenneth Germeshausen Art ExperienCenter, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum,
     Lincoln, MA, 2009-2011 (solo show)
Trash Menagerie, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, 2009
Winter Artist-in-Residence Exhibition,
McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC, 2008
Toys and Games: More Than Amusement,
Revolving Museum, Lowell, MA, 2008
This Land is Your Land[fill],
Rice Gallery, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, 2007 (solo show)
Kite Walk, Open,
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, 2007 (solo show)
Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS, New York, NY, 2006
Annual AIDS Benefit, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA, 2006
Dwelling: Memory, Architecture and Place,
Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA, 2006
Beauty in Building Materials, Boston Art Windows, Boston, MA, 2006    
Annual Benefit Art Auction,
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, 2003-2006
normalife unlimited
, normalife, Carnaby, London, UK, 2006
Annual AIDS Benefit,
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA, 2005
Found It!,
ArtWorks!, Partners for Arts & Community, New Bedford, MA, 2005
DeCordova Annual Exhibition,
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, 2005
Sculpture at the Whistler
, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA, 2004
Subterranean Angels,
Revolving Museum LAB, Lowell, MA, 2004
Doors Unhinged,
Market Gallery, Lowell, MA, 2004
First Annual Spring Equinox Gala, Evos Arts Institute, Lowell, MA, 2004
The Next Step, Bedford Free Public Library, Bedford, MA, 2004
LocalMotive: Public Art off the Beaten Path, Revolving Museum, Lowell, MA, 2003
Performance Weekend, First Expressions Gallery, Boston, MA, 2000
Beyond Walls, The Little White Box, Boston, MA, 2000

 

HONORS & AWARDS

AIA Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence, Cambridge, MA, 2012
MIT Lobby 7 Competition, 1st Place Winner with Ann Woods, Cambridge, MA, 2011
     Acquired for Permanent Collection, MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA
MIT, Department of Architecture Merit Scholarship Recipient 2009, 2011
Artist-in-Residence, McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC, 2008
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY, 2007
St. Botolph Club Foundation Award, Boston, MA, 2007
Artist-in-Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2007
Technical Assistant Grant, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, 2006
Artist-in-Residence, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, 2006
Artist-in-Residence, Robert M. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, ME, 2006
Lowell Cultural Council Grant, Revolving Museum Installation, Lowell, MA, 2006
Artist-in-Residence, Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner, WY, 2006
Full Fellowship Award, 4-week Residency, Vermont Studio Center (sponsored by the
     Berkshire Taconic, Artist's Resource Trust Foundation) Johnson, VT, 2006
February Resident at the Artist’s Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, CT, 2003
October Resident at the Artist’s Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, CT, 2002
Helen Blair Crosbie Sculpture Award, Boston, MA, 2001
Foundation Auction Award, Boston, MA, 2001

 

TEACHING

 

Graduate Student Teaching Certificate Program, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Workshop Artist, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, 2012
Instructor, Sculpture Workshop, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, 2011
Teaching Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2010, 2011
Workshop Artist, DeCordova Musem and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA 2009-2011
Workshop Artist, Lowell Community Charter School, Lowell, MA, 2010
Instructor, Paper Casting Workshop, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, 2008
Teaching Assistant, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, 2006
Workshop Artist, Youth Program, Revolving Museum, Lowell, MA, 2004-05
Teaching Assistant, Sculpture Department, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, 2000-01

 

COMMISSIONS

Life Alive Ogranic Cafe, Salem, MA, 2012
Waterstone at Wellesley, Wellesley, MA, 2012
Life Alive Organic Café, Cambridge, MA, 2010
Enterprise Bank, Westford, Dracut, Leominster, Fitchburg, MA, 2009
Revolving Museum, Lowell, MA, 2008
Enterprise Bank, Methuen, MA, 2008
Private Collector, Lowell, MA, 2007
Sheridan Community College (permanent installation), Sheridan, WY, 2006
Enterprise Bank, Andover, MA, 2006
Private Residence, Westford, MA, 2006
Private Residence, Lowell, MA, 2006
Revolving Museum (permanent installation), Lowell, MA, 2005
Private Residence, Prague, Czech Republic, 2005
Enterprise Bank, Tewksbury, MA, 2005
Private Residence, Lowell, MA, 2005
Private Residence, Lowell, MA, 2005
Life Alive Organic Café, Lowell, MA, 2004
A Visit to Lowell: A Day at Lowell National Historical Park” (illustrations), Lowell, MA, 2003
Private Residence, West Newton, MA, 2002, 2001

 

SELECTED
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Frederick News-Post, interview, “This Land is Your Land[fill]”, September 20, 2007
Carroll County Times, review, "Artist knows what to do with paper", September 13, 2007
Baltimore Sun, article, "Scenes formed of trash tell tale of land, litter", September 9, 2007
Carroll County Times, article, "Trashy artwork on display at McDaniel ", September 1, 2007
Baltimore Examiner, article, "Volicer's art is a paper landscape", September 1, 2007
Westford Eagle, article, "Westford artist gets into her art", May 2007
Art New England, article, “Artists’ Communities in the Northeast”, Feb/March 2007
Bedford Minuteman, article, “Artists in residence”, December 2006
Boston Globe, article, “From here to eternity”, August 2006
Boston Globe, article, “A matter of life and death”, July 2006
Standard Times, article, “Piecing it Together”, December 2005
South Coast Today, article, “Two city galleries offer diverting, varied exhibitions”, Sept 2005
Sculpture Magazine, review, “2005 DeCordova Annual Exhibition”, November 2005
Sculpture Magazine, photo, “Nadya Volicer, Home Spun, 2005”, September 2005
WICN 90.5, radio interview, “Inquiry”, June 2005
Lowell Sun, article, “Surf's up in sculptor's work at DeCordova”, June 2005
Boston Globe, article, “Variety Blooms at DeCordova Annual”, May 2005
Boston Phoenix, article, “Going with the flow charts”, May 2005
Boston Phoenix, article, “Perennials and Obsessions,” April 2005

 

SKILLS

3-D Modeling and Drafting: Rhino, AutoCAD, Maxwell
Graphic Design and Word Processing: Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Fabrication: VisCam, CNC Router, Lasercutter, numerous metal and wood working tools, casting