Lives and works in Los Angeles.
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Solo Exhibitions
2023    “Place” Oolong Gallery Annex, Encinitas, CA
2023    “Shifting” Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
2023    “Entry” Massey Klein Gallery, New York
2022     Amélie Maison d’Art, Paris, France
2020    "Windows" Ochi Projects, Los Angeles
2019     "Lights" Untitled_1983, Geneva, Switzerland
2018     "Pictures" Holiday, Los Angeles
2009     "Street and Sky" Mina Dresden, San Francisco
2006     "Fragments" Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

Selected Group Exhibitions
2024    London Art Fair, The Finch Project, London UK
2024    “Luminous Realms” Good Mother Gallery, Los Angeles
2023    “Painted, Fired Clay” The Landing Gallery, Los Angeles
2023    “Summerscapes” Maybaum Gallery, San Francisco
2023    Seattle Art Fair, Maybaum Gallery, Seattle, WA
2022    “Sprialing” Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
2022    “Architektur und Malerei” curated by Katharina Benjamin, Nidus Kosmos, Düsseldorf, Germany
2022    Group Exhibition curated by Amélie du Chalard at Belle Beau Gallery, Arles ,France
2021     “Paperworks Vol. 2” NBB Gallery, Berlin
2021     “Room Service" NBB Gallery & Litz, Stockholm, Sweden
2021     “Inside Out” Gamble House, in collaboration w/ Music for Your Inbox, Pasadena, CA
2021     "Day Trip" Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
2021     "Match" Untitled_1983, Geneva, Switzerland
2020     "Inside/Outside" Circle Contemporary, Chicago, IL
2019     Untitled Art Fair, Group booth with Ochi Projects, Miami
2019     "Chains" Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles
2019     "Absolute Space" Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
2019     "Wholly Coast" Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles
2018     "Full House" Half Gallery LA, Los Angeles
2017     "Soft Serve" Holiday, Los Angeles
2017     "Self Reliance 2017" Nowspace, Los Angeles
2014     "Recurrence" Fridman Gallery, New York
2013     "Funny Haha" Norton Space, Los Angeles
2013     "Hot Boxes" Velvet Noir, Los Angeles
2011      "What is River of Love?" 1646 Temple Space, Los Angeles
2011      "New Work" 1646 Temple Space, Los Angeles
2010     "Anachronous Mind Tree" Bliecher Golighty Gallery, Los Angeles
2010     "Let's Get Loud" DIY Gallery, Los Angeles
2009    "Conceptual Mining" DIY Gallery, Los Angeles
2009    "Home" Phyllis Stein Art, Los Angeles
2009    "SFTS Group Show" Silver Echo Gallery, Los Angeles
2009     Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 4-Person Group Show, Los Angeles
2008     Group Show, Spring Arts Collective Gallery, Los Angeles
2008     Artseen "A Taste of LA" Downtown Gallery Row, Los Angeles
2008     Free Arts NYC Annual Benefit Art Auction, New York
2008     Group Show, Spring Arts Collective Gallery, Los Angeles
2008     Group Show, Spring Arts Collective Gallery, Los Angeles
2008     Group Show, Spring Arts Collective Gallery, Los Angeles
2007      "Views of Pico" 16:1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007      "Art a la Mode" HouseSpace, Encinitas, CA
2006     "Undergrad Exhibition" Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI
2006     "Art Expo" Collective Space, Lansing, MI
2006     "Reaction to the 60's" Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI
2006     "Pewabic Influence" Lansing Capital Library, Lansing, MI

Press/Publications
2023    San Diego Magazine, “Artists Natalja Kent and Nick McPhail Bring Color and Light to Encinitas” Review by Katie Pack
2023    Hopper Prize “Journal” Interview
2023    Style Weekly, “Audence Participation” by Mary Scott Hardaway
2023    Wrap Magazine, Issue 13 “Fresh Strokes” by Hannah Valentine, Emma Tucker and Daniel Milroy Maher
2022    Literary Hub “14 Contemporary Artists on How Reading Influences Their Work“ by Literary Hub
2022    Warm Milk Publishing, Volume 4
2021     Wrap Magazine "Exploring the realms of possibility" by Hannah Valentine
2020    The American Scholar "Nick McPhail: Windows to the Soul" by Noelani Kirschner
2020    New American Paintings #145, Volume 24, Issue 6
2020     Art Now LA 'Nick McPhail: Windows' by Jody Zellen
2020     Booooooom 'Artist Spotlight: Nick McPhail'
2020    KCRW “Nick McPhail at Ochi Projects”
2019     Art Maze Magazine "Landscapes that glow" by Layla Leiman
2019     It's Nice That "Painter Nick McPhail uses..." by Rebecca Irvin
2019     Full Blede - Issue 9: The Cleave
2019     Art Maze Magazine - Spring Issue 12 - Editorial Feature
2019     Angeleno Magazine April - Society & Culture 'LA State of Mind' by Abigail Stone
2018     Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, 'Nick McPhail at Holiday' Review by Aaron Horst
2017     Art and Cake, "'Self Reliance 2017' at Nowspace," Review by Sydney Walters
2014     Carets and Sticks, "One Work with Nick McPhail" Interview by Anna Breninger
2014     'Recurrence' Exhibition catalog with essays by Georgia Horn and Luisa Aguilar Solis
2014     Two Coats of Paint, "Inspired by fiction: Recurrence at Fridman" Review by Sharon Butler
2009     San Francisco Chronicle, "Don't Miss: 'Street and Sky'" Review by Mary Eisenhart
2009     Art Business, 'Street and Sky' review by Laura Chenault
2009     Downtown Arts Beat, Spring Arts Collective Review
2008    I Make Picture, "Featured Artist: Nick McPhail"

Residencies
2022    Amélie Maison d’Art, Paradou, France
2019     Untitled_1983, Geneva, Switzerland
2019     Holiday Forever Residency, Jackson, WY
2019     Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
2018     100 West Corsicana, Corsicana, TX
2017     Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Education
2006     BFA Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
2004     University of Melbourne, Australia

Permanent Collections & Installations
2022     Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles CA
2019      ‘Power Lines’ Public art installation on Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
2006     Center for Ethics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Awards & Grants
2023    Hopper Prize Finalist
2017     Artist's Grant, Vermont Studio Center
2006   Jens Plum Award, Michigan State University

Artist Talks & Lectures
2023     Artist Talk, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
2021      Artist Talk, Music for Your Inbox, Los Angeles
2020     Artist Talk, Arts of Life, Chicago, IL
2020     Artist Talk, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
2020     Artist Talk and gallery walk-through, Ochi Projects, Los Angeles
2017      Artist Lecture, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT

Curatorial
2023    “These are just things that happen” driveway_LA, Los Angeles, CA
2018     "Full House" Half Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA
2018     "Student Exhibition" Navarro College, Corsicana, TX
2014     “Domestic Edge” Half Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA
2014     “Swim Lapse” Half Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA



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