Jason Nickel  





 

Jason Nickel was born in Buffalo, New York, and grew up around Scranton, Philadelphia, and Rochester. He earned a BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design, in Ohio in 1994 and a MFA from Stony Brook University on Long Island in 1997. He has lived and worked in Brooklyn, NY, Toledo, OH, and Utica, NY. He has shown his work in many venues including solo exhibitions in New York City and Chicago.

An accomplished artist, Jason works with themes of spirituality and metaphysics. His mediums have included painting, printmaking, sculpture, webcomics, and installation art.

Jason currently resides in Queens and has a studio in Long Island City. He exhibits his work in solo and group shows, both regionally and nationally.
Jason Nickel's work is represented in several private and corporate collections. He has also fabricated a great deal of custom furniture for private individuals as well as museums and galleries.

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E D U C A T I O N

MFA: Painting   1997
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

BFA: Fine Art 1994
Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

S O L O     E X H I B I T I O N S

2009      
ProtoScrolls, Glenwood Arts, Glenwood Landing, NY

2008         
In Process, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY

2007       
LOGOS, The Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Once Upon a time in the Universe, Earlville Opera House, Earlville, NY

2006        
Easton Pribble Room of the Munson Williams ProctorArts Institute, Utica, NY
Float On, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY
The Orbit of Souls, The Narthex Gallery of St. Peters Church. New York, NY

2002        
LOGOS, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL
6 or 7 Universes, Hothouse Gallery, Chicago, IL
Advent Drawings, Jerusalem Church, Columbiana, OH

1999        
New Work, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY

1996         
Melville Gallery, Stony Brook, NY

1995         
Melville Gallery, Stony Brook, NY

G R O U P    E X H I B I T I O N S

2010         
Automatic Constructivism, Work Gallery, Brooklyn. NY

2009       
MFA Alumni Exhibition, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Morsel Remains, Morsel Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2008         
Showcase, 158 Roebling, Brooklyn. NY

2007         
Game Bird Sampler,  White Box Annex, New York NY

2006         
Mohawk Hudson Regional, University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY
Everson Biennial, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Center Fusion, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY

2005         
The Great Municipal Side Show , Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY
70th Annual Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY,Winsor Newton Award
Center Fusion, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY

2004         
Two Painters(with Ken Marchione), Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY

2003         
85th Annual Toledo Area Artists, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Guerilla Gallery, Toledo School for the Arts,Toledo, OH

2002        
84th Annual Toledo Area Artists, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Salon deRefuses, 20 North Gallery, Toledo. OH
Space 237, Toledo, OH
Faculty Exhibition, University of Toledo, Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH

2001         
52nd Annual Faculty Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green, OH
Salon deRefuse, 20 North Gallery, Toledo, OH
Hand-Pulled Prints IX, Parchman Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX
Canvas vs Steel, Space 237, Toledo, OH

1999        
Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

1997         
New York Area   MFA Exhibition, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, NY
MFA Show, Staller Center Gallery, Stony Brook University , Stony brook, NY

1993         
Ohio Fine Art Exhibition, James Fox Art Center, Columbus, OH
The Animal Instinct, RoyGBiv Gallery, Columbus, OH

A W A R D S   R E S I D E N C I E S  AND   S C H O L A R S H I P S

2008       
Artist-in-residence, Carriage House residency, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY

2005         
New York Foundation for the Arts, Strategic Opportunities Stipend.
Winsor Newton Award, 70th Annual Cooperstown Art Association Exhibition
 

1997         
Full Tuition Waiver, Stony Brook University

1994         
Teaching Assistantship and Partial Tuition Waiver, Stony Brook University

1993         
Presidentís Award-Partial Scholarship, Columbus College of Art and Design

1989         
Scholarship, Columbus College of Art and Design

B I B L I O G R A P H Y

D. A. Wilkinson, Artist Draws Attention to Themes, The Youngstown Vindicator, March 23, 2005, B5.

Dan R. Goddard, Cooperative Celebrates Citys Rising Tide of Prints, San Antonio Express News, April 22, 2001,8H.
 

Rebekah Scot, Handmade, Manmade,Toledo Blade, January 24, 2001

Represented in several private and corporate collections.