Nicole DeWald

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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  • Fluent in English
  • 46, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • arts administration (gallery director, artist in residen...
  • undergrad and grad degrees, making and studying (you gues...
  • From Boston, MA - USA
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About Me


Hi! I am living a life of creative exploration. Work life and home life are intertwined in the arts, where I enjoy cultivating vitality and happiness in myself, other people, and our communities. I place great value on peace, joy, mutual respect, adaptability, generosity of spirit and good humor. I am generally a pretty quiet person, but also am an enthusiastic and frequent participant in public spectacles (parades, etc; I am a stilt dancer, costumer, and some time puppeteer.)


"Let love rule"


I participate regularly in the arts both as a practiitoner and as an audience member, which feeds my soul. I especially love visual theater (including adult-oriented puppetry), and also really enjoy roots music, challenging films, contemporary dance theater, folk art environments, amazing conceptual fashion/costume design, visual and performance art. I am not athletic, but enjoy fun active recreation such as bike-riding, kayaking, canoeing, and roller skating. When I travel and meet new people, I am interested to hear about your discoveries in your area - what are your favorite spaces (architectural, outdoors, anywhere) to visit?

Music, Movies, and Books

Amelie, Geek Love are favorites. I like international short form animated films, documentary, and narrative artistic films on heavy subjects and those that offer a rush of wonderment. I read non-fiction on subjects of interest, and also like short stories. Big fan of public radio, too: Snap Judgement (storytelling), This American Life, Radio Lab, Wait Wait...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I participate in the Kinetic Sculpture Race every year in Baltimore sponsored by the American Visionary Art Museum (DON'T MISS this museum if you visit the city!). For the past three years, my team - the Baltimore Make Believers - has won the art award, which means that our vehicles have been exhibited year round at the museum. YAY! Check out extensive race coverage at (Our entry this year was Ankh-ers Away, a 30-foot, bicycled powered, Egyptian sailing barque.)

Teach, Learn, Share

When I visit friends, I often end up serving as their cultural tour guide in their own home town. If you're interested, let's get out there and see what's happening. (If you're not looking for a buddy to hit the town, that's fine, too!)

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