NIKKI TELEGAN // PUSSY GRIME


EDUCATION

2023     MFA in Studio, Performance, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2021      Certificate in Photography, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

2015      BS in Applied Nutrition, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA


RESIDENCIES / AWARDS / PUBLICATIONS

2021      The Neighbors Artist Residency, Sex Ed, Chicago, IL

2020      INVERSE Performance Artist Residency, San Luis Obispo, CA

2020      Frank A. "Tony" Sprague Award, Photography, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019      Math Magazine, Issue 7 - Sploshing, in collaboration with Chase In Color & Vernix

2017      Best Film & Best Cinematography, Upham Film Festival, San Luis Obispo, CA

               Dinner Date - Producer & Performer, in collaboration w/ Chase In Color & Vernix


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021      HJM Gallery Virtual Student Exhibition 2021 - Cuesta College, Photography

                Between the Binary - Honorable Mention in Photography

2020      Monochromatic - Santa Maria PRIDE Virtual Exhibition 2020, Photography

2020      HJM Gallery Virtual Student Exhibition 2020 - Cuesta College, Photography

                Mouthwatering Mortification and On the Kitchen Floor


PERFORMANCES

2021      No Nation Art Lab - Switch, Wicker Park, Chicago, IL

2021      The Neighbors, Beach Party - PiZzA pOwA, Montrose Beach, Chicago, IL

2021      Central Coast Pride Drag Show - Co-Producer & Performer

2021      Pussy Pleaser Productions: Co-Producer & Performer

                 Unearthly Delights - Zoom Live

                 Call Me By Your Handle - Zoom Live

                 Take A Byte - Zoom Live

                Catfished - Zoom Live

                CTRL+ALT+DEL - Zoom Live

2020      Pussy Pleaser Productions: Co-Producer, Emcee & Performer

                Holographic Holidaze - Zoom Live

                Simulated Fantasy - Zoom Live

                Cyber Creeps & Virtual Freaks - Zoom Live

2020      Virtual Burning Man, Emcee & Performer

                The Dark Sparkle Burlesque Show, Live Zoom Variety Show

2020      InBetween - INVERSE Performance Art Residency, @pusssygrime on Instagram

2020     The Cosmic Show - Instagram Live Variety Show, @cosmic.bonbons on Instagram

2020      Shut in Spectacular - Instagram Live Drag Show, @_santanico_ on Instagram

2020      SLO Queerdos, Drag Performer

               A Very 70s New Year's Eve - SLO Brew Rock, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019      SLO Queerdos, Drag Performer

                Misfit Toys - SLO Brew The Rock, San Luis Obispo, CA

                All Glowed Up: Anniversary Show - National Coming Out Day, The Siren Morro Bay

                County Divas - SLO Brew The Rock, San Luis Obispo, CA

                The 1st Annual MINDBODY Pride Drag Show - MINDBODY, San Luis Obispo, CA

                The Pink Party - The Siren, Morro Bay, CA

                The Santa Maria Pride After Party - Presqu'ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA

                 Lost In SLO - The Siren, Morro Bay

                Blackout 3.0 - SLO Brew, San Luis Obispo, CA

                Gaga 2.0 - 7 Sister’s Brewery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019      The Glampede, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                Onesie Upon A Time - McPrice Myers Winery, Paso Robles, CA

                Boolesque - Clavo Cellars, Templeton, CA

                Anything Goes - Rendarrio Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA 

2019      Hubba Hubba Revue, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                Video Games - The DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA

                Monday Night Burlesque - The DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA

2019      Cal Poly University Drag Club, Drag Performer

               Creatures of the Night - Cal Poly University Union, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019      Dark Sparkle Burlesque Show, Director & Performer

                Metamorphosis - Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV

2019     The Burning Man Project, Drag Performer

               The Artery’s Variety Show - Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV

2019      SLO Tease Burlesque, Neo-Burlesque Performer

               Myths, Legends, and Fantastic Tails - The Los Osos Community Center, Los Oso, CA

2019      Glitterotica, Neo-Burlesque Performer and Co-Director

               Glittertoica’s Inaugural Variety Show - The Guild Hall, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019      30 Day Notice - Producer & Performer, The Establishment, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019      California - Producer & Co-Performer, Cozyman 2019, Lake Tahoe, CA

2018      SLO Queerdos, Drag Performer

               A Very Lady Gaga Xmas Drag Show - SLO Brew, San Luis Obispo, CA

               A Santa Maria Holiday Drag Show - Blast 805, Orcutt, CA

               Lost In SLO - The Siren, Morro Bay

               Night of the Living Queens  - SLO Brew, San Luis Obispo, CA

               Theatre Queens - SLO Brew, San Luis Obispo, CA

               Between Themes - SLO Brew, San Luis Obispo, CA

2018      The Glampede, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                Burlesque on the Bar: Greatest Hits - Rendarrio Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

                Be Mine - Rendarrio Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

2018      SLO Tease Burlesque, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                Hunger - The Los Osos Community Center, Los Osos, CA

               Geek Wars: Revenge of the Tease - The Los Osos Community Center, Los Osos, CA

2018      Dark Sparkle Burlesque Show, Director & Performer

               i.Robot - Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV

2018      Every Holiday Ever - Producer & Performer, The Establishment, San Luis Obispo, CA

2018      27 - Producer & Performer, The Establishment, San Luis Obispo, CA

2017      The Glampede, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                Burlesque on the Bar: Holiday Show - Rendarrio Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

                Burlesque on the Bar: 90's Show - Rendarrio Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

2017      SLO Tease Burlesque, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                Bedtime Stories - The Los Osos Community Center, Los Osos, CA

               Transformations - The Los Osos Community Center, Los Osos, CA

2017      Dark Sparkle Burlesque Show, Co-Director & Performer

                Radical Ritual - Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV

2016      The Glampede, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                 Burlesque on the Bar: Inaugural Show - Rendarrio Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

2016      SLO Tease Burlesque, Neo-Burlesque Performer

                Darkness - The Los Osos Community Center, Los Oso, CA

2016      Dark Sparkle Burlesque Show, Co-Director & Performer

                Da Vinci’s Workshop - Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV

2015      The Cal Poly Spring Dance Concert - Choreographer & Performer, Cal Poly, SLO, CA


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