Nick Norman is an artist, writer, and educator living in Kentucky.


EDUCATION
2021 Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2017 Minor, Creative Writing, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

EXHIBITIONS
2021 Safe Travels, Study Hall Gallery, Utica, NY
2021 Homecoming, JKC Gallery, Trenton, NJ
2021 made of water, covered in mud, sUgAR Gallery, Fayetteville, AR**
2021 It Was Always Us! Perrodin Supply Company, Springdale, AR
2021 The Zine Show, Historic Arkansas Museum, Little Rock, AR
2021 Untitled, Darkside Collective*
2020 8th Annual SPE International Combined Caucus Exhibition, BOX 13 Artspace, Houston, TX
2020 Intersections: Art/Power, Sculpture Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2020 Beyond the Confines of My Mouth, Art Ventures*
2020 Queers Just Wanna Have Fun, Queerly Collective*
2020 Moon Soaked, Cumulus Photo*
2020 Full House, localhost
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2020 Jumpsuits Not Included, Micro Gallery, Fayetteville, AR
2019 artifact. The Levitt, Iowa City, IA
2019 Women’s Stories (Untold), Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS
2019 The Pivotal Image, Cumulus Photo*
2019 7th Annual SPE International Combined Caucus Exhibition, Cleveland Convention Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2019 Winter 2019, The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA
2018 Fact and Fiction: An Eclectic Experience, Fossil Cove Brewing, Fayetteville, AR
2017 Studio Open 2, The Carnegie, Covington, KY
2017 Not for the Faint of Heart, Don’t Smile
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2017 BFA Senior Exhibitions, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2017 Juried Student Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2016 Summerfair 2016 Emerging Artists Exhibition, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2016 Juried Student Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2022 Marketing Specialist, Visionaries + Voices, Cincinnati, OH (May 2022 - Present) 
2021 Studio Coordinator, Visionaries + Voices, Cincinnati, OH (August 2021 - May 2022)
2021 Photo Area Lab Technician, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (August 2018 - May 2021)
2019 Studio Assistant, Zora J Murff (June 2019 - December 2019)
2019 Founder/Curator, MILK Zine (March 2019 - February 2021)
2019 Social Media and Website Liaison, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (August 2019 - December 2019)
2018 Social Media & Communications Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (August 2018 - December 2018)
2017 Gallery Intern, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY (January 2017 - May 2017)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2022 Lecturer, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (Intermediate Photography: Applied Photo Theory, Fall 2022)
2022 Lecturer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY (Web & Social Media for Artists, Spring 2022)
2021 Lecturer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY (Web & Social Media for Artists, Fall 2021)
2021 Lecturer, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Photo I: Digital, Summer 2021)
2021 Instructor of Record, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Photo I: Digital, Spring 2021)
2020 Instructor of Record, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Photo I: Darkroom, Fall 2020)
2020 Instructor of Record, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Digital Photography, Spring 2020)
2019 Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Image Making, Instructor of Record: Dajana Nedic)
2019 Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Photography I, Instructor of Record: Rana Young)
2019 Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Digital Photography, Instructor of Record: Aaron Turner)

AWARDS & HONORS
2021 Nominee, J. Hillman Yowell Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2019 MFA Project Grant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2019 Graduate Student Travel Grant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2018 Graduate Assistantship, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2018 Graduate Fellowship, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2016 2nd Prize, Summerfair Emerging Artists, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2016 Purchase Award, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2016 Excellence Scholarship, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2016 Schiff Scholarship, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

PUBLICATIONS
2022 Zora J Murff: True Colors (or, Affirmations in a Crisis), Aperture Foundation
2021 Primal Sight, Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Gnomic Books
2021 a labor of love, Nick Norman, Soft Lightning Studio
2020 Moon Soaked, Fifth Wheel Press
2019 PRIDE: 50, Soft Lightning Studio
2019 Cullare, Don’t Smile
2018 Year Two, Don’t Smile

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2020 Photographers on Photographers: Nicole Norman in Conversation with Skyler Maggiore, Lenscratch, August 2020
2019 Aline Smithson, “Now What? Thoughts on the Future of Photography”, Lenscratch, October 2019
2018 Kayla Beth Crenshaw, “Room to Dream”, Celebrate Arkansas, December 2018
2017 Jackie Demaline, “Local Emerging Artists”, River City News, December 2017

SERVICE
2020-21 Student Ambassador, University of Arkansas School of Art
2020-21 President, UA Photographic Society, University of Arkansas
2018-19 Vice President, UA Photographic Society, University of Arkansas
2016-17 Vice President, Students Against Average Photography, Northern Kentucky University

PUBLIC LECTURES & PANELS
2021 nothing here with Efrem Zelony-Mindell and Drew Nikonowicz
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2021  Student Panelist, An Evening in Conversation with Paul Sepuya, University of Arkansas Visiting Artist Lecture Series*
2021 It Was Always Us! Artist Interview with Kalyn Barnoski, Perrodin Supply Company
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2020 Queering in Quarantine with Julie Rae Powers, Nicole Norman, Natasha Moustache, and Keamber Pearson hosted by Life at Six Feet*

COLLECTIONS
Collection of the School of the Arts, Northern Kentucky University


*online exhibitions & event    **solo exhibitions

© Nick Norman 2021