TUCKER NICHOLS

Tucker Nichols is an artist based in Northern California. His work has been featured at the Drawing Center in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Denver Art Museum, Den Frie Museum in Copenhagen, and the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

His drawings have been published inMcSweeney's, The Thing Quarterly, Nieves Books and the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times. He is co-author of the books, Crabtreeand This Bridge Will Not Be Gray.

Education
1998 Yale University, MA in East Asian Studies: Chinese Painting
1993 Brown University, BA in History of Art: China

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Zieher Smith & Horton, New York, NY
2015
Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
2012
Rocks & Plants, ZieherSmith, New York, NY
Stockhouse, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
2011
Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
2010
ZieherSmith, New York, NY
Temporary Storage Overflow Plan #3, Baer Ridgway (Hallway), San Francisco, CA
2009
Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
2008
Lincart, San Francisco, CA
2007
ZieherSmith, New York, NY
Electric Works (with Katherine Sherwood), San Francisco, CA
2006
Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
Brattleboro Museum of Art, Brattleboro, VT
Lincart, San Francisco, CA
2005
ZieherSmith, New York, NY
Together We Can Prevent Earthquakes, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA
Stars and Striptease (with Pat Treyer), Galerie Planaterra, Chur, Switzerland
2004
From Here I Can See Everything, Kunstpanorama, Luzern, Switzerland
Fresh Fish, Southfirst Gallery (Project space), Brooklyn, NY
2003
Hence the Pyramids, Lincart, San Francisco, CA
2001
Tucker Nichols: New Drawings, Lincart (Project space), San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
The Nothing That Is (Curated by Bill Thelen), Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC
PLAY (Curated by Chris Finley), Fine Arts Gallery, SF State, San Francisco, CA
2014
OK Great This Is ALSO Ridiculous (Curated by Brion Nuda Rosch), DCKT, New York, NY
Let's Get Ridiculous (Curated by Brion Nuda Rosch), ACME, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Proximities, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Spun, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
2012
Stage Presence, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Do Not Destroy, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
2011
Here Be Dragons, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Koh-i-nor, Den Frie Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010
California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2009
Present Tense Biennial, Chinatown Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
Deadpan, K2 Contemporary Art Center, Izmir, Turkey
2008
Vital Signs, Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA (Curated by Gary Sangster)
Lots of Things Like This, apexart, New York, NY (Curated by Dave Eggers)
Hot and Cold, Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA (Catalog)
Words Become Pictures, Molloy College Art Gallery, Rockville Centre, NY
2007
The Stable (J&L), OK OK Gallery, Seattle, WA
Pacific Light, Fine Arts Gallery, SF State, San Francisco, CA
2006
Homeland Flares, Brandenburg Kunstverein, Potsdam, Germany
2005
The Artist's Touch, Lincart, San Francisco, CA (Curated by Robin Wright)
Taxi, Biglietteria, Ancona, Italy (Curated by Stephan Wittmer)
2004
Talespinning: Fall Selections, Drawing Center, New York, NY
Hero-glyph, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Minifesto, Kunstpanorama, Luzern, Switzerland
Murmuration of Starlings, Overtones, Los Angeles, CA
Cave Canem, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
2003
Au Naturel, diRosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Easy Rider, Cell Project Space, London, England
Mark: Contemporary Drawings, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
2002
Nest Egg Omelette, Lincart, San Francisco, CA
Free Manifesta, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
2001
Think Again, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA (Juror: Miwon Kwon)
Et Alli., Lincart, San Francisco, CA

Residencies & Commissions

Acadia Summer Arts Program, Acadia, ME
Bravo, New York, NY
deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA
fuseproject, San Francisco, CA
Jawbone, San Francisco, CA
Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
UCSF Hospital, Children's Infusion Center, San Francisco, CA
Yahoo, Sunnyvale, CA