Professional Experience

2019       Nuit Rouge, Nuit Blanche, Monument-National, Montréal, QC  

2019        Art, Architecture and Models of Hyperbolic Energy, 2 weeks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

2019        First Voices, Ribbon Shirt and Moose hide campaign, Concordia University, Montréal, QC


2018        Bead N’ Bitch 2+ 3 – Dayna Danger + Nico Williams, University of Toronto and York University, Toronto, ON

2018        Bead N’ Bitch I – Dayna Danger + Nico Williams, W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North bay, ON

2018        Nico Williams, Tewegan Workshop, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON

2017        Nico Williams, Artist Talk and 5 Workshops, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M'Chigeeng, ON


Selected Exhibitions

2020        Art and Power, To Be Announced, ON (solo)

 2019       Beading Now, La Guilde, Montréal, QC


 2018       Mnidnoominehnsuk/ Spirit Berries, Ashukan, Montréal, QC (solo)

 2018       The Queen owes me..., Centre Bang-Espace Virtuel, Chicoutimi, QC

 2018       Hot Culture, Gallery 101, Asinabka, Ottawa, ON

 2018       TRC Exhibit, Multicultural Heritage Center, Stony Plain, Alberta


 2017       Spirit Transformations, Ojibwe Culture Foundation, Manitoulin Island, ON (solo)

 2017       From here to there: then and now, 2-year outdoor installation, Ottawa (INAC &Heritage Canada)

 2017       Territories: Kent Monkman, Nadia Myre, Nico Williams, Art Souterrain, Montréal, QC


 2016       Culture Shift - Une révolution culturelle, Art Mûr, Montréal, QC


 2015       Native Immigrante, UACH Museums Department, Valdivia, Chile

 2015       Visions of Peace, Ashukan Cultural Space, Montréal, QC

 2015       Faire Impression au Rouleau Compresseur,Galerie Atelier d’Ile, Val-David, QC

 2015       Impressions Nordique, Atelier d’Ile, Val-David, QC


 2014       Making a Mark, ACC+ VAV Gallery, Montréal, QC

 2014       Substance, Maison De La Culture Frontenac, Montréal, QC

Articles and Publications

2018       Danger, Dayna, Aesthetic Arousal, Canadian Art Magazine

 2018       Connecting Cultures, film spot and article, National Geographic (2:37 min)

 2018        Commanda, Erica, Nico Williams on Inspiring a new beading Movement, Muskrat Magazine

 2018        Deer, Jessica, Beadwork Sculptures tell stories of Traditions and contemporary life, CBC


 2017       Patten, Mike, Seven Directions, First American Art Magazine

 2017       Tsigounis, Mèlina, Nico Williams un baillon qui parle, TikTokArt Magazine

 2017       Cover and article study, commissioned by the Conseil des arts de Montréal

 2017       Territories: Aboriginal art invests downtown, CBC, Montreal, QC

 2017       Beam, Anong, Nico Williams Spirit Transformations, OCF book published


 2016       Culture Shift, APTN, 18/05/2016. (60 seconds)

 2016       Jones, Rachel, Art Review: BACA, Seven Days News, Vermont, USA

 2015       Kelly, Jenette, Beadwork: Visions of Peace, CBC radio - 5 a 7, Montréal, QC

 2014       Making a mark, iakwe:iahre pages 21, 53-56, Book published

Public Collections

 2018 NDN’s Frozen Computer, Permanent Crown Collection, Ottawa, ON

 2017 Bandolier Glitch, Permanent Collection, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M'Chigeeng, ON

 2016 Two Spirits, Archives Nationales du Québec (BAnQ), Large Purchase,  Montréal, QC


2008        H.B. Beal Secondary School, Beal Art, Honor Roll, London, ON

2015        Bachelors of Fine Arts in Print Media, Concordia University, Montréal, QC

2021        Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Concordia University, Montréal, QC