April 23, 2019
C Magazine Auction
Lot 13
Nika Fontaine

Correspondence #4
Glitter and acrylic on burlap
21 x 17''
Estimate $2,800

Courtesy of the artist and wildpalms (Düsseldorf)

Nika Fontaine strives to unravel the invisible, translate her perceptions and communicate her acquired knowledge of esoteric wisdom. Her multidisciplinary practice is steered by the desire to create useful and healing artworks to improve a collective wellbeing. Born in Montreal, Fontaine moved to Berlin in 2008 and obtained an MFA in painting at the Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee in 2013. Fontaine has collaborated with multiple galleries across Canada and Europe. Fontaine won the Macht Kunst jury prize of the Deutsche Bank, and was awarded an honourable mention at the RBC Canadian Painting Competition in 2016. She is also the founder the Aurigin project, a non-profit organization and residency for art, spirituality and entrepreneurship.