Nick Schleicher (b. 1988) received a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 where he focused on painting and sculpture. His work ranges from color field abstractions focused on the process of painting as informed by astronomical imagery to sculptural forms inspired by domestic display.
Recent solo exhibitions include Monaco, Saint Louis, MO; Grease 3, Saint Louis, MO; PLAQUE at Granite City Art & Design District, Granite City, IL; Hoffman LaChance Contemporary, Saint Louis, MO; and The Millitzer Gallery, Saint Louis, MO. Selected group exhibitions at The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; Whitney Houston Biennial 2 at Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL; The Luminary, Saint Louis, MO; and Aupuni Space, Honolulu, HI.
Nick also co-hosts the visual arts podcast cool WIP with Silver Space STL founder Marina May. cool WIP is a bi-weekly podcast of conversations with artists, curators, gallery owners/operators, and anyone interested in creative pursuits. Check out cool WIP on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
Selected press: Monaco Meets: Nick Schleicher; Silver Space STL, Altered Perceptions: Interview with Nick Schleicher; ALIVE Magazine, Q&A with Nick Schleicher; Exist Magazine, Artist Discussion with Nick Schleicher.
He currently splits his time living and working between Saint Louis, MO and Honolulu, HI.