“To me, swimming and water are about innocence and a retreat from the world. I had been taking pictues of water for a long time before I saw Eakins's painting Swimming, but that picture really opened my eyes to what I was trying to do.” — Nick Meyer
Nick Meyer (b. 1981) is an award-winning photographer who captures the American spirit through his raw depictions of the American landscape and those who inhabit it.Read Full Bio
His work has been exhibited in solo and group shows throughout the US and abroad, including: Untitled, The Dirty Truth, Northampton, MA; Green River, Iceberger Gallery, San Francisco; Pop-Up Show, OPENSPACE Gallery, New York; and Milchstrasse, OUAV, Vienna. He is the author of the book Pattern Language (2010) published by Brick Publishing, and has been featured in publications such as the SF Bay Guardian and Vice Magazine.
Meyer holds an MFA from California College of the Arts, and earned his BFA from Massachusetts College of Art in 2005. He is based in Northampton, MA. Most recently, Meyer is the Schoolhouse Gallery Juror Award recipient. He lives in Northampton, MA.
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