JIM NICKEL

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1986 MFA, Sculpture, Columbia University, New York, NY

1968-70 Washington University, St. Louis, MO

1968 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO
1965 BA, Philosophy, Concordia College, Ft. Wayne, IN

 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2015 Assisted in production of Ernő Koch exhibition “Ernő Koch: Everything is Possible (only how to do?),” Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN and catalog “Ernő Koch: Everything is Possible (only how to do?)”

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2013 “New Venture Pieces,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2005 “Jim Nickel,” Niche Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2001 “The Coprolite Series,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2000 “Excavations,” Artbuilders, Jersey City, NJ

1999 “Pseudomorphs,” Treasury Room Gallery, New York, NY

1997 “On Growth and Form,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1996 “Aggregate Images,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1993 “Breakthrough,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1991 “New Sculpture,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1990 “Sculpture,” Chauncey Gallery, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ

1989 “Evolutions: Painting Into Sculpture,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1988 “Recent Sculpture,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1986 “Imaging,” Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO

1981 “Recent Photographs and Sculpture,” Timothy Burns Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1979 “Noticing Things,” Armand Hammer Health Sciences Library,

Columbia University, New York, NY

1977 Terry Moore Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1975 Terry Moore Gallery, St. Louis, MO

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 “The Print,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2015 “Dimensional,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2013 “Dealer’s Choice,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2011 “SILVER,” 25th Anniversary Show, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2009 “Photography Group Installation,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2008 “Choose One,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Small Works,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Abstraction,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2007 “Body / Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2006 “9 Views,” Uma/Niche Gallery, New York, N.Y.

“10 for 20  20th Anniversary Show,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Mo.

“Selections,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2005 “Holiday Group Show,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“With Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Two-person show, Niche Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2003 “3-D,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“The Print,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Purchase Awards of the Janet Turner Print Museum,” Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, CA

2002 “Moving Forward,” Photo District Gallery, New York, NY

“Scale It,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2000 “Recycled Paper III,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“The Maecenas and the Bauhaus in St. Louis 1963-2000,”

Mercantile/Firstar Bank Art Collection, The Sheldon Galleries, St. Louis, MO

“Preserving the Garden,” Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ

1999 “Recycled Paper II,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Form and Function,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Janet Turner Print Exhibition,” California State University, Chico, CA

1998 “Recycled Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“1998 National Juried Contemporary Print Exhibition,” Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst

“34th Irene Leache Memorial Exhibition,” Chrysler Museum of Art,

Norfolk, VA

“10th Annual National Print Exhibition,” Florida Printmakers Society, Jacksonville, FL

1997 “International Print Triennial,” Krakow, Poland

1996 “Grafiker 95, Falu Biennalen,” Dalarnus Museum, Falu, Sweden

1995 “Personal Visions III,” An Art Place, Inc. Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Buoys: Marking the Place,” A Renegade Spaces Exhibition presented by

Art Initiatives, New York, NY

1993 “Dealer’s Choice,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1992 “Ticket=Art,” Organization of Independent Artists, M-13 Gallery, New York, NY

“Geometric Wood Structures,” Organization of Independent Artists,

New York, NY

“Faber Birren Color Award Show,” Stamford, CT

1991 “Artists at Home,” Bill Bace Gallery, New York, NY

“5th Anniversary Exhibition,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Scale,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Berkshire Art Association Exhibition,” Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

1989 “Selections from the Atrium Gallery,” Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Polar,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1988 “Geometric,” Atrium at the St. Louis Design Center, St. Louis, MO

1987 “Painting into Sculpture,” Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“Foto,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1986 “Artists in the Atrium,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1985 “Artworks Three Dimensions,” Beaver College, Philadelphia, PA

“Constructures: New Perimeters in Abstract Painting,” Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY

“Wood,” U.S. Courthouse at Foley Square, New York, NY

1984 “Ways of Wood,” Queens College, New York, NY

Ollantay Gallery, New York, NY

1983 “Art Across the Park,” Central Park, New York, NY

National Small Works Show, Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY

17th Annual National Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

1982 “The Monument Redefined,” Gowanus Memorial Artyard, Brooklyn, NY

“Contemporary Art at One Penn Plaza,” New York, NY

1981 “The Shaped Field - Eccentric Format,” P.S. 1, Long Island, NY

“Foto ‘81,” Foto Gallery, New York, NY

“Small Works Show,” 80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York, NY

1980 “El Museo del Barrio,” Outdoor Sculpture Commission, New York, NY

1979 Musee d’Art Moderne, Lyons France

“Art Across the Park,” Central Park, New York, NY

1977 Faculty Art Show, Steinberg Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

“The Delta Show,” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK

Inaugural Exhibition, St. Louis Convention Center, St. Louis, MO

1976 “Missouri Photographers,” St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

“ Midwest Painters and Sculptors Show,” Krannert Art Center, University

of Illinois, Champaign, IL and Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1975 Terry Moore Gallery, St. Louis, MO

 

 

AWARDS

 

The Stamford Art Association Merit Award, The Stamford Art Association

Purchase Award Prize, Janet Turner Print Competition, CSU, Chico, CA

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Comptroller for the U.S. Treasury, New York, NY

St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

New York City Public Library, New York, NY

Rutgers University, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, NJ

Janet Turner Print Collection, California State University, Chico, CA

Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

 

 

 

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

ITT Sheraton, NYC

International Paper Company, New York, NY

Firstar Bank, St. Louis, MO
American Red Cross, Bi-State Chapter, St. Louis, MO
Armstrong, Teasdale, St. Louis, MO

Parkcrest Surgical Association, St. Louis, MO
NYNEX Corporation, New York, NY

Roberts, Perryman, Bokamp, and Meives, St. Louis, MO

Mallinckrodt Specialty Chemicals Company, St. Louis, MO

Hunton & Williams, New York, NY

University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO

Bryan Cave, St. Louis, MO

Quad Graphics, West Allis, WI

Mastercard, St. Louis, MO

US Bank, St. Louis, MO

Frontera Systems de Espana, S. L., Madrid, Spain

 

INSTALLATIONS

 

Tierra Restaurant, Frontera Systems de Espana, S.L., Madrid, Spain

 

CATALOGUES

 

2004 Newer Genres, 20 Years of the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

1998 34th Irene Leache Memorial Exhibition, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

1998 Print: 1998 National Juried Contemporary Print Exhibition, Rosanne Retz,

Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts--Amherst

Paper Works: On and Of Paper, The University of West Florida Art

Gallery

Watermark, Southern Community College, Whiteville, NC

Print 10, Florida Printmakers Society, Jacksonville, FL

1996 Grafiker 95, Falu Biennalen, Dalarnus Museum, Falu, Sweden

1995 Buoys: Marking the Place, Bill Bace Gallery, New York, NY

1991 1991 Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The Bershire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

1985 Constructures: New Perimetrics in Abstract Painting, Peter Frank, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY

1981 “On the Trail of the Exxon National,” National Arts Guilde, Peter Frank, 3 (1): 22

1976 Painting and Sculpture by Midwest Faculty Artists, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

1975 “Three Contemporary American Paintings,” Jack Cowart. Bulletin, St. Louis Art Museum Publication (9) 5: 92.

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2001 Daniel, Jeff. “Refinement Over Experimentation,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 1.

1997 Daniel, Jeff. “A Glimpse of Kandinsky, Miro, and Something Entirely Original,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 1.

1996 Daniel, Jeff. “New Horizons,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 1.

1993 Bellos, Alexandra. Review, The Riverfront Times, May 19-25.

Shepley, Carol Ferring. Review, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 20.

1991 Shepley, Carol Ferring. Review, New Art Examiner, September.

Harris, Paul A. “Nickel Works Make Abstract Concrete,”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 5.

1989 Levinson, Joan, Review. The Riverfront Times, May 3-9.

Wolf, John-Paul. “Rigid Design, Colors Create Moods,”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 4.

1988 Harris, Jim. “Underpainting Gives Glow to Nickel’s Geometrics,”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 8.