New Crew Members Welcomed Aboard!

This summer Embark Gallery welcomes two new crew member to Embark Gallery, Nicole Lian Aponte and Christopher Squier.

To celebrate their new positions we are hosting a crew show called Above Board. 

Join us on Wednesday, August 3rd for the closing reception for Above Board and take a look at our new crew's bios below:

Nicole Lian Aponte, Education Director, is a Puerto Rican artist enthralled with the world of painting. She investigates identity, landscape, and adaptation through a process that draws parallels between her experiences of moving around and the physical actions in her work. Aponte has shown in exhibitions in California and currently has work in Dallas at Sherle Wagner Art Gallery. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California Los Angeles (2010) and a Masters in Fine Arts from the California College of Arts (2016), and is one of the recipients of the Dennis Leon and Christin Nelson scholarship (2016) as well as the Clyde & Co. Community Art Award (2015, 2016).

Nicole Lian Aponte, Education Director, is a Puerto Rican artist enthralled with the world of painting. She investigates identity, landscape, and adaptation through a process that draws parallels between her experiences of moving around and the physical actions in her work. Aponte has shown in exhibitions in California and currently has work in Dallas at Sherle Wagner Art Gallery. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California Los Angeles (2010) and a Masters in Fine Arts from the California College of Arts (2016), and is one of the recipients of the Dennis Leon and Christin Nelson scholarship (2016) as well as the Clyde & Co. Community Art Award (2015, 2016).

Christopher Squier, Programs Director, is a San Francisco-based, interdisciplinary artist working primarily with sculpture and digital media. His work explores urban infrastructure, linguistics, and material notions of place within a modern, nomadic way of life. Recently, he has shown in Boston, Córdoba, Prague and San Francisco, and is preparing a residency in Trondheim, Norway this summer. He received an MFA in Sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute (2015), a BA in Art from Grinnell College (2013), and currently serves as the inaugural Kadist + SFAI Fellow (2015-2016).

Christopher Squier, Programs Director, is a San Francisco-based, interdisciplinary artist working primarily with sculpture and digital media. His work explores urban infrastructure, linguistics, and material notions of place within a modern, nomadic way of life. Recently, he has shown in Boston, Córdoba, Prague and San Francisco, and is preparing a residency in Trondheim, Norway this summer. He received an MFA in Sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute (2015), a BA in Art from Grinnell College (2013), and currently serves as the inaugural Kadist + SFAI Fellow (2015-2016).