Nikolai Ishchuk

Location: London
Website: www.nikolai-ishchuk.com
Bio:

Born 1982

EDUCATION

MA Fine Art (Distinction) & PG Diploma in Fine Art
Chelsea College of Art and Design, 2012-13
Tutors: Brian Chalkley, Adam Chodzko,
Alexandre da Cunha, Gareth Jones

Graduate Certificate in Digital Lens Based Image Making
London College of Communication, 2007

M.Phil. in Modern Society and Global Transformations
University of Cambridge, 2005

BA (Hons) in Economics and Sociology (First class)
University of York, 2004

AWARDS AND HONORS

2014
Top 100 UK (Best photo artists from ten years of Flash Forward), The Magenta Foundation, Canada

2013
WW Solo Award, longlisted;
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, shortlisted;
UAL Students’ Union Student Initiative Fund Grant;
The Wellcome Trust windows commission, Changing Perception of Images, longlisted

2012
British Journal of Photography’s International Photography Award, Single image Winner ;
Flash Forward Award, Selected Winner. The Magenta Foundation, Canada;
Celeste Prize 2012, Juror’s selection in Sculpture (Eva González-Sancho)

2011
Flash Forward Award, Honorable Mention. The Magenta Foundation, Canada

2010
Sergey Kuryokhin Award, Shortlist (Salt show nominated as Best Curated Project of 2010, curator nomination), Sergey Kuryokhin Foundation, St. Petersburg, Russia;
Black & White Spider Awards, 5th annual Nominee

2009
Emerging Photographer Fund Grant, Longlist, Burn Magazine and Magnum Foundation

2008
Beck’s Art Labels, Finalist

Exhibitions:

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014
Art Omi Weekend, Art Omi, Ghent, NY;
'Nikolai Ishchuk: Indeterminate Objects', Denny Gallery, New York

2013
'Jerwood Encounters: Family Politics', Jerwood Space, London;
Raw, Unit 2, 44-48 Wharf Road, London;
Chelsea Postgraduate Show 2013, Chelsea College, London;
'The Studio Series. Chapter 4: Nikolai Ishchuk'. FoodFace, London;
'Unfamiliar', Denny Gallery, New York;
'Breathing Space', Camberwell Space, London;
'Portfolio Russie / Portfolio Rusland' projection, Recyclart, Brussels

2012
AMPS Photofusion Salon, Photofusion, London;
British Journal of Photography’s International Photography Award 2012, Foto8 Gallery, London;
'The London Open', Whitechapel Gallery, London;
'British/Summer/Time', Diemar/Noble, London

2011
Foto8 Carousel Slide Slam, Blurb Pop-Up Store and HOST Gallery, London;
'Workshop 20’11', Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow;
'Big Bangs, Big Bucks', Diemar/Noble, London;

2010
'Salt', II Moscow International Bienniale for Young Art, Moscow

2009
'Landscape...', RuArts Gallery, Moscow

2008
'The Incredible Holga and Wonder Diana', Jam Jar, Dubai
2007
'Stills 1½', KIC (Cultural Information Center), Zagreb

RESIDENCIES

2014 Art Omi International Artists Residency, Ghent, New York