Nick's work draws on the visual language of penitentiaries, New York City corporate landscape, and Brutalist/Modernist architecture, the work emerges from a myriad background of sources to create dystopic visions of imagined cities. His works organize themselves in the linear likeness of maps and Modernist Utopian cities, creating a hierarchy of structures intersecting and organizing space.
Nick received his MFA in painting and drawing from Pratt Institute (2012) and his BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2010). He has had four solo exhibitions (Trestle Gallery, 2019; The Java Project, 2018; OPUS Projects 2015,2012) along with group exhibitions at multiple venues. Nick's work has been reviewed by Painting is Dead for his solo exhibition 'Untitled (series)' at The Java Project (2018). He has been interviewed numerous times about his practice, and been published in Art Maze Magazine (Winter 2019), A queer anthology of rage (2018), Alt/Process (2015), GRAPHITE Journal (2012). Nick is also the Co- Founder/East Coast Editor and Contributor at The Coastal Post.
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