Nick Bastis
Born 1985

EDUCATION

2011 – 2013
The University of Chicago Chicago, IL, Master of Fine Arts, Visual Arts

2003 – 2007
Middlebury College Middlebury, VT, Bachelor of Arts, Art & Architecture, Geography

SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
All of a Sudden, Regards, Chicago, USA
BELL, in collaboration with Gintaras Didziapetris, Le Mur Saint Bon invites Ermes-Ermes, Paris, FR
Sentries, Ermes-Ermes, Edited by Luca Lo Pinto, Rome, IT

2016
Nick Bastis & Nick Raffel, JOAN, Los Angeles, USA

2015
Foyer, Regards, Chicago, USA

2014
Making Friends, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, BE
Material Uncertainty, in collaboration with Andrew Norman Wilson, Fluxia, Milan, IT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS and COLLABORATIVE WORK

2017
Sever, curated by Sara De Chiara. Galeria Boavista, Lisbon, Portugal
February, curated by Lydia Glenn-Murray and Jenni Crain. Roberta Pelan, Toronto, Canada

2016
Random Rapid Heartbeats (film program), Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
The Movement that Didn’t Have a Dog and a Stick Around it, SIC, Helsinki, Finland
Baltic Triennial, Dailes Theater, Riga, LV

2015
Cartoon Physics, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick for curated by_Vienna, AT
Baltic Triennial, in collaboration with Darius Miksys, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, LT
Seagulls, curated by Sam Korman, Simone Subal, New York, US
Occupational Therapy
, curated by Kelly Shindler, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, USA

2014
RRBGGGRWW (polysemes), curated by Franklin Melendez. Grand Century, New York City, USA 2014
Call it a Night, Episode in collaboration with Liudvikas Buklys, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, BE
The Old Pasta Factory, curated by Karthik Pandian, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY and WRITING

2017
Menegoi, Simone. “Nick Bastis’s “Sentries””, Art Agenda, July 21

2015
Latronico, Vincenzo. “XII Baltic Triennial,” Frieze Magazine, 175
Mauser, Nicole. “Nick Bastis/Regards Gallery,” New City, February 14

2014
Bastis, Nick. “The Balloon Inside the Body, Showing Up to Withhold”, University of Chicago Press / Renaissance Society
Cassavechia, Barbara. “Material Uncertainty”, Frieze Magazine, 164
“Material Uncertainty”, Cura Magazine, May