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Nicolas Party

born 1980 Lausanne, Switzerland
lives and works in Brussels and New York

Education

2009

MA Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2004

BA Fine Art, Lausanne School of Art, Lausanne, Switzerland

Solo Exhibitions

2018

M Woods Museum, Beijing, Arches
Magritte Museum, Brussels, Magritte parti
The Modern Institute, Aird’s Lane Green Space, Glasgow, Head
Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, Pietra Dura
Gregor Staiger, Milan, Pietra Dura

2017

Karma, New York, Pastel
Metropolitan Opera, New York, Dinner for 24 Sheep
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Three Seasons
Hirschhorn Museum, Washington D.C., sunrise, sunset
Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, Nicolas Party: Speakers

2016

Palazzo Antinori, Florence, Italy, Nicolas Party in the Garden Room
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Hammer Projects: Nicolas Party
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Pathway
The Modern Institute, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Three Cats
Centre d’art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Cimaise
Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Mezzotint

2015

kaufmann repetto, Milano, Italy, Snails’ Chapel
SALTS, Birsfelden, Switzerland, Panorama
Inverleith House, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Boys and Pastel
kaufmann repetto, Milano, Italy, Two Naked Women
Centre culturel suisse, Paris, Pastel et nu

2014

Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany, Trunks and Faces
Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany, Three Elephant’s Day
Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, Landscape
Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich, Switzerland, Pastel
David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Carrot Stairs

2013

The Modern Institute, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Still Life Oil Paintings and Landscape Watercolours
Davel 14, Cully, Switzerland, Cully Jazz: Nicolas Party

2012

Salon 94 Freemans, New York, Dinner for 24 Dogs
Gregor Staiger, Zurich, Switzerland, Still Lifes and Big Naked Women
Swiss Institute, New York, Still Life, Stones and Elephants

2011

Remap 3, Athens, Greece, Still Life, Gold and Peeling Paint
The Modern Institute, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Dinner for 24 Elephants
The Woodmill, London, Elephants at the Woodmill

2010

Le Rez de Chaussee, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Elephants, spoons and sausage rolls
Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, New Work Scotland
Intermedia, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Teapots and Sausages
La Placette, Lausanne, Switzerland, Teapots, Bread and Sausages

Selected Two Person Exhibitions

2016

Neuchâtel International Film Festival – Centre d’art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Sorcières et escargots; with Jesse Wine
RISE Projects, London, Snails in Notting Hill; with Jesse Wine

2014

Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany, Three Elephant’s Day; performance with Serge Vuille

2011

Doll Espace D’Art Contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland, Charlotte; with Stephane Devidal

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

Mendes Wood DM, Brussels, Nightfall; curated by Erika Verzutti, Fernanda Brenner and Milovan Farronato
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium, The Biennial of Painting
Parkett @ Nomad St. Moritz, Samedan, Switzerland, SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL
Frac Lorraine, Metz, France, You Remind Me of Someone
Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland, Pastels du 16e au 21e siècle
Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles, Arles, France, La Vie simple – Simplement la vie

2016

S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium, These Strangers… Painting and People
Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, Olympia; organized by Karma, New York
Inverleith House, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, I still Believe in Miracles
König Galerie, Berlin, Surreal

2015

Shanaynay, Paris, Full House
Salon 94, New York, Tiger Tiger
Antinori nel Chianti Classico, Cantina del Bargino, Italy, STILL-LIFE Remix
artgenève Art Fair, Geneva, Switzerland, Prix Mobilière
Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China, Poster Club: Wheat, Mud, Machine

2014

Milan, Italy, THENnow, Miart
Natalia Hug Gallery, Cologne, Germany, I’m so green
Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia, I’m a Painting

2013

Neues Museum, Nürnberg, Germany, /prospekt/ Funktion / Disfunktion – Kunstzentrum Glasgow
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, Uri Aran, JWDB, Nicolas Party
Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 40/40
Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany, IHRE GESCHICHTE(N)
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany, Just What Is Not Is Possible – Painting in Space
The Bothy Project at the Walled Garden, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 157 Days of Sunshine

2012

Frieze Art Fair, London, Frieze Projects 2012
Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, CARPETS OF DISTINCTION
Gregor Staiger, Zurich, Switzerland, The Best of Times
R4, Ile Seguin, Paris, Allez-y
The Duchy Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Arrives In Starting

2011

Eastside Projects, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Painting Show
Eastside Projects, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Poster Club
Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Poster Chaud
GOMA, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Blueprint for a Bogey
Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Draw in
The Royal Standard, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Elephants at The Royal Standard

2010

Le Quartier Centre d’Art Contemporain, Quimper, United Kingdom, Air de jeux
Mary Mary, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Interference with twigs
The Glue Factory, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Kiss of death
Temporary Space, Glasgow, United Kingdom, The Show in the Shoe

2009

Project Room, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Gazing Ball
Tramway, Glasgow, United Kingdom, MFA Show
APS Artnews project+Twinspace, Berlin, Germany, Set up and go
Plateaux Festival Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany, The Complete World History of Terrorism as it is Known Today + Solution
Festival les Urbain, Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland, The Complete World History of Terrorism as it is Known Today + Solution

2008

Galerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland, Fertiles differences
The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition
Kunstalle, Ligenthalle, Switzerland, Unter < 30
Messe, Basel, Switzerland, Swiss Art Award

2007

Ford, Geneva, Switzerland, Blakadama
Docks, Lausanne, Switzerland, Les Urbaines
Ford, Geneva, Switzerland, OB zine
Centre Pasquart, Bienne, Switzerland, Unter < 30
Ford, Geneva, Switzerland, Wunder stanza

2006

Espace Bellevaux, Lausanne, Switzerland, Blakam madame 2
Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland, Mini golf
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Viper Basel

2005

La Rusille, Vallorbe, Switzerland, Elle procure des plaisirs qui n’ont rien à voir avec le plaisir de se gratter
Park Tower Hall, Tokyo, Swiss Videolandscape Today | lopped sensations
Goethe-Institute, Kyoto, Swiss Videolandscape Today | lopped sensations

2004

Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland, Cinquième partie

2003

Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland, Désire Design
Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, MediaSpace Suiza
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Viper Basel

2002

Plug.in, Basel, Switzerland, Viper 22 replay 2

Comissions and Permanent Installations

2017

Metropolitan Opera, New York, Dinner for 24 Sheep
Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Nicolas Party: Cafe Party

Awards

2008

Swiss Art Award, Messe, Basel, Switzerland

Selected Public Collections

David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China

Publications

2017

Pastel
Karma, New York
184 pages, hardcover
9 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches

2014

Pastel
Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich
30 pages
9 1/2 × 12 1/4 inches

2011

Nicolas Party
The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
48 pages, softcover
9 1/2 × 8 1/4 inches