Nick Lamia
Nick Lamia is an award-winning artist whose work includes drawing, painting, printmaking, installation and sculpture. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship as well as residencies at Wave Hill, The MacDowell Colony, the Robert Blackburn Print Workshop and the Triangle Artists Association. 500 of his small scale drawings were included in the inaugural Bronx Museum Biennial in 2011. Recent solo exhibitions include “Symmetry Breaking” at Jason McCoy Gallery in New York and “Greenhouse,” for which he created a group of site-specific wall works for the Richard Meier building at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn.




EDUCATION
Boston University, MFA, Painting, 2000
New York Studio School, Painting, 1996-1998
U.C. Berkeley, BA, Environmental Science, 1994


FELLOWSHIPS & RESIDENCIES
I-Park Foundation 2015
Marble House Project 2014
Wave Hill Winter Workspace Residency 2012
Bronx Museum of the Arts AIM Program 2010
MacDowell Colony Residency 2009
Robert Blackburn Print Making Workshop Fellowship 2009
Guggenheim Fellowship 2003-2004
Triangle Artist’s Workshop 2004


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "Cloud, Mountain, Valley, Sea" (solo)
The Museum at FIT, New York "New Views"
2016
Planthouse Gallery, New York "Victory Garden"
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin "Threads" (solo)
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "Black and White: Modern and Contemporary Positions"
2015
I-Park Foundation, Connecticut "Environmental Art Biennial: Ephemeral Art in the Landscape"
ZONE Galleria Brentano, Milan, Italy "Writing of the Disaster"
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "In Situ"
2014
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "Symmetry Breaking" (solo)
Rutgers University, Paul Robeson Gallery "Datascapes" (catalog available)
Seton Hall University, Walsh Gallery "Simultaneity" (catalog available)
Wave Hill, The Bronx, New York "Prickly, Tender and Steamy" (catalog available)
2013
Printed Matter, New York "Let's Talk About Love, Baby"
MoMA PS1, New York Art Book Fair, New York
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "Contemporary Selections"
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, "Let’s Talk about Love, Baby"
Boston University "Simultaneity: Paintings by Meghan Brady, Nick Lamia, Steve McCall, Gabriel Phipps and Dannielle Tegeder"
Bristol Community College, Massachusetts "Simultaneity: Paintings by Meghan Brady, Nick Lamia, Steve McCall, Gabriel Phipps and Dannielle Tegeder"
2012
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "Paper Band"
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "Coppice"(solo)
1GAP Space, New York "Greenhouse" (solo)
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University "Linear Thinking"
2011
Bronx Museum of Art, New York "Bronx Museum Biennial"
Triangle Presents, DUMBO, New York "Rain Dance" (Three person show with Jason Middlebrook and Leslie Wayne)
Samsøn Projects, Boston "Chain Letter"
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York "70 Years of Abstract Painting: Excerpts"
Exit Art, New York "Fracking"
ArtSpace, New Haven, Connecticut "Marie Celeste"
2010
Joan Flasch Artist's Book Collection, Chicago "Let's Talk about Love Baby" a project by Chido Johnson
Jen Bekman Projects, New York "Land Use Survey"
Exit Art, New York "What Matters Most"
McNeill Art Group Project Space, New York "A Separate Peace"
Oakland University Gallery, Rochester, Michigan "Let's Talk about Love Baby" a project by Chido Johnson as part of the exhibition "The Art of the Artist's Book"
2009
Caren Golden Fine Art, New York "The Brand New Deal"
No Globe Gallery, Brooklyn, New York "Midnite Snacks"
2008
Caren Golden Fine Art, New York "The Brand New Deal"
Ghost Print Gallery, Richmond, Virginia "Midnite Snacks"
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine "First Traces"
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC "Art Anonymous"
Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth, Maine "Betwixt and Between" (catalog)
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York "Mixed Paint"
June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, Maine "Linear Perspectives"
Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, Connecticut "Visual Trilogy"
2007
FLOW Art Fair, Miami
Von Lintel Gallery, New York "Drawing, Thinking" (curated by Marco Breuer)
Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, Idaho "Lines in the Earth: Maps, Power and the Imagination" (catalog)
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio "Young Painters Competition 2007" (Juror: Jerry Saltz)
Iona College, New Rochelle, New York "Breaking New Ground: The Power and Variety of Landscape"
2006
Helix Projects, Las Cruces, New Mexico "Open Season"
RHYS Gallery, Boston "Size Matters"
Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine "CMCA Biennial" (Jury: John Walker, Jennifer Gross, Andrew Witkin)
Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine “Curator’s Choice: Painting Structure”
2005
“Nicholas Lamia” Reece Galleries, New York (solo)
Sherman Gallery, Boston University “Skyline”
Alona Kagan Gallery, New York “From the Root to the Fruit” (curated by David Hunt)
The Painting Center, New York “Crossing the Line”
New York Studio School, New York "The Continuous Mark-40 Years at the New York Studio School"
2004
“Re-Entry” Round Top Center for the Arts, Damariscotta, ME (solo)
“New Paintings” Reece Galleries, New York (solo)
Roebling Hall, Pierogi & Parker’s Box, New York “Study”
(curated by James Hyde)
2003
“(212) to (213)” Oulous Repair Shop, Los Angeles (solo)
“Nicholas Lamia-New Paintings” Reece Galleries, New York (solo)
“Signs for Travelers” Hay Gallery, Portland, ME (solo)
“From the Dock” Gallery 357, Rockland, ME (solo)
Oulous Repair Shop, Los Angeles “Factorial Debut”
New York Studio School, New York “New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition” (curated by Bill Jensen)
2002
Firehouse Community Space, New York “House of Love”
M3 Projects, Brooklyn “Digital Dumbo ‘02”
Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York “New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition”(curated by Judd Tully and Karen Wilkin)
2001
“New Landscapes” Gallery 357, Rockland, ME (solo)
New York Studio School, New York, “Beckoning Vision” (curated by Karen Wilkin)
2000
Glass Mountain Gallery, Bantam, Connecticut “Young Masters 2000”
Boston University, “MFA Thesis Exhibition 2000”
Mass College of Art, Boston “Of Sight and Sound”
Boston University, “Bon Fire” in conjunction with "Joseph Albers: In Black and White"
1999
First Street Gallery, New York“1999 National Competition”


HONORS/AWARDS
Boardmember, Triangle Arts, New York
Visiting Lecturer, SUNY New Paltz, 2005
Visiting Critic, Advanced and Graduate Painting, SUNY New Paltz 2004
Panelist: New Jersey State Council on the Arts Painting Fellowship 2003
Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, November 2000
Kahn Career Entry Award winner, 2000
Dean’s Scholar Full Tuition Award for Achievement in Painting, Boston University, 1999-2000
One of two graduate students selected to teach drawing courses at
Boston University, 1999-2000
Selected for two month funded residency at the Vermont Studio Center, 2000
Dedalus Foundation Grant Nominee, 1999
Constantin Alajalov Award for Excellence in Painting, 1998-1999
Avery Scholarship for Merit in Painting, 1997-1998
Speyer Scholarship for Merit in Painting, 1996-1997


SELECTED PUBLIC & PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
J.S. Guggenheim Foundation
Alliance Capital
MBNA Corporation
Tishman-Speyer Properties (commission)
Pfizer Corporation
The New York Studio School
Boston University


BIBLIOGRAPHY
ArtCritical.com, “Hide and Seek on Bedford Avenue”, June 2004
Art in America, Guggenheim Fellows 2003, June 2003
The New York Times, Guggenheim Fellowships, April 16, 2003
Portland Press Herald, “Signs for Travelers” at the Hay Gallery, September 14, 2003
The Courier Gazette, Guggenheim fellow to show at 357 Main, July 10, 2003
The Free Press, Guggenheim Recipient at 357 Main, July 10, 2003
The Item, International Artists Featured at Henaine’s Gallery, Port Chester, NY, May 2001
BU Bridge, Kahn Awards, Boston, MA, May 2000
Boston University School for the Arts News, The Kahn Awards, Boston, MA, summer 2000