Nikole Hidalgo McGregor is a video artist and designer based in Toronto. 
Her work is characterized by its multidisciplinary nature and her eagerness for experimentation while exploring the deep relationships between aesthetics and socially aware narratives. Her mixed-media films have been exhibited in galleries and film festivals around the world, including a special inclusion in La Truca’s Empowered Perspectives selection of female directors.
2018   BFA in Integrated Media (with Distinction), OCAD University - Toronto, ON, Canada
2014   Certificate in Design Studies (with Distinction), Algonquin College - Ottawa, ON, Canada
Exhibition History
2019   Public Installation - Yonge and Dundas Square, Toronto, ON, Canada
2019   Soft RefractionsXpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
2018   Xpace External Space, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
2017   Sites of Reconstruction, Ignite Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
2017   Festival of the Body, The Great Hall in the Sharp Centre for Design, Toronto, ON, Canada
2016   REFLECTION, OCAD U Student Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
2016   POLY / PACKETS, The Great Hall in the Sharp Centre for Design, Toronto, ON, Canada
Film Festival History - Director Credit 
2019   Humano Film Festival, Tijuana, Mexico
2019   Rendezvous with Madness Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada
2019   11th CMS International Children’s Film Festival (ICFF), Lucknow, India
2018   Sommets du cinéma d’animation, Montreal, Canada
2018   Anim!Arte: 14th International Student Festival of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2018   La Truca Festival Internacional de Animación, Cali, Colombia
2017   Animax Skopje Fest, Skopje, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of 
2017   Sommets du cinéma d’animation, Montreal, Canada 
2017   CUTOUT International Contemporary Animation & Digital Art Festival, Querétaro, México
2017   Multivision 15th International Festival of Animation Arts, St.Petersburg, Russia
2017   Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine
2017   Anim!Arte: 13th International Student Festival of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2017   Augmented Cinema Film Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada
2017   OCAD U Moving Image Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada
2017   University of Toronto Film FestivalToronto, ON, Canada
2016   Durham Region Film Festival (DRFF) Oshawa, ON, Canada
2016   University of Toronto Film FestivalToronto, ON, Canada
2019   Roundtable Residency - Dragon Academy in Toronto, Current resident.
2019   Animating Artist Health - Small residency at TAIS, Toronto Animated Image Society
           Screening and artist talk
2019   Soft Refractions, pg. 3 - 6, Toronto, 2019
2016   REFLECTION, First Generation Student Work, pg. 10, Toronto, 2016
Scholarships, Grants and Awards
2019   Toronto, ON, Canada
2017   Ross Fletcher Film/Video Scholarship, Toronto, ON, Canada
Other Achievements
2019   Finalist at the Four Seasons Hotel Design Competition
2017   Semi-finalist for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards 
2016   Semi-finalist for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards 
2015   Semi-finalist for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards 
Teaching Experience
2019   Teaching Assistant at OCAD University - DPXA Capstone
2019   Teaching Assistant at TAIS - Outreach Program: Animation City

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