Nick Albertson


2013  MFA | Photography | Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
2006  BA | Photography | Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY


2013  Humble Metaphors, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL
         MFA Thesis Exhibition, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL
         Archetype Drift, Johalla Projects, Chicago, IL
         Student Art Exhibition, Capsim, Chicago, IL
         Tricksters, C33 Gallery, Chicago, IL
         First Annual Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL
2012  Art Works, The Hokin Gallery, Chicago, IL
         Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
         Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China
         AGROUND: 16th Annual Photo Competition, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA
2010  Relative Exposure: Photographs of Family, 310 conTEMPORARY Gallery, Chicago, IL
         Group Show 35, Humble Arts Foundation, online
         Bands, solo show, Cravedog, Portland, OR
         Tracing Territories, Tribute Gallery, Portland, OR
2006  New World, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
         Oh How Comfortable This Digital Life Is!, Old Gym, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2005  Group Show, Time & Space Limited, Hudson, NY



2013  “Everyday Household Items Transformed Into Dazzling Visual Landscapes” Huffington Post, 

          Anna Dickson, Editor
         “Your Office Drawer, Re-Configured As Art” by Dan Abbe,
         “Nick Albertson: Using the Camera Lens as a Paintbrush” by Gabriella Garcia, Monarch Daily
         “Magical Realism” by Philip A. Hartigan, Hyperallergic
         “Exhibition Preview: Archetype Drift” by James Pepper, Image 37
         “Stunning textural photos of everyday objects by US photographer Nick Albertson”, by James Cartwright, It’s Nice That
          “Abstract Photos of Everyday Household Objects”, by Clarissa Bonet, FeatureShoot
2012   “Photo students, Chicago curator collaborate to make space”, by Kyle Rich, Columbia Chronicle Pingyao International Photography Festival Exhibition Catalog
2010   “Nick Albertson: New World”, Urbanautica
          “Don’t Be Afraid to Be Quirky with Your Promos”, PDN Emerging Photographer, Fall 2010




2013  Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Visual Arts Competition, finalist
         Stuart and Iris Baum Project Completion Grant
         Capsim Student Award
         Bridgeport Art Center Exhibition Award, in which three artists from their art competition are 
         offered a further exhibition
2012  Albert P. Weisman Award, a project grant
2011  Honorable Mention, AGROUND: 16th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA
         Albert P. Weisman Award, a project grant
2010  Follett Fellowship, a scholarship at Columbia College Chicago to help pay tuition and expenses 
         associated with working towards a Masters of Fine Art degree (all three years)

2006  Bard College Photography Advisory Board Scholarship, a two-year scholarship to cover the materials costs associated with photographic work2




Columbia College Chicago
Various Private Collections