NICK SCHLEICHER (b. 1988, St. Louis, Missouri) received his 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 to sculptural forms inspired by domestic display. Most recently, his practice investigates the relationship between object, painting, sculpture, and void.
Recent solo exhibitions include Monaco, St. Louis, MO; Grease 3, St. Louis, MO; and PLAQUE at Granite City Art & Design District, Granite City, IL. Selected group exhibitions at Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL; The Luminary, St. Louis, MO; and Aupuni Space, Honolulu, HI. Schleicher’s work has been featured in New American Paintings Midwest (Issue 143), Soft Quarterly (Spring 2021), The Pinch (Fall 2020), and Under the Bridge (Concentric Series: Issue 2) among others.
Schleicher 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
He currently lives and works in Saint Louis, MO where he is a member of Monaco USA. His work can be found on the web at nickschleicher.com as well as on Instagram @nick_schleicher