Kagami
2014
Sumi ink on paper
400x700 cm

It's The Plot That Makes Me Stop
2014
Sumi ink on paper
61x95 cm

Don't Sleep On Your Moon
2013
Sumi ink on paper
218x277 cm

The Inquisitors Manuel
2014
Sumi ink on paper
234x302 cm

The Ordinary One
2014
Sumi ink on paper
65x50 cm

Tomorrow Right Now
2014
Sumi ink on paper
223x149 cm

All I Ever Really Wanted Was A Jungle And A Jungle I Got
2014
Sumi ink on paper
152x170 cm

Rusty Touch
2014
Sumi ink on paper
65x50 cm

Wash Your Hands
2014
Sumi ink on paper
225x149 cm

Hunters Moon
2013
Sumi ink on paper
234x150 cm

No Regrets
2013
Sumi ink on paper
150x180 cm

Save Yourself
2013
Sumi ink on paper
240x150 cm

A New Way To Work
2011
Sumi ink on paper
252x182 cm

Would Be Good If I Could Wake Up
2011
Sumi ink on paper
200x150 cm

The Moon’s Contractor
2011
Sumi ink on paper
240x151 cm

Help Wanted
2011
Sumi ink on paper
104x76 cm

Maybe You Heard Of Us
2011
Sumi ink on paper
259x238 cm

Sleep Patterns
2011
Sumi ink on paper
120x150 cm

None Shall Pass
2011
Sumi ink on paper
234x302 cm

My Horizon
2011
Sumi ink on paper
100x72 cm

Talk To Strangers
2011
Sumi ink on paper
97x72 cm

Wayward
2010
Sumi ink on paper
36x31.5 cm

Untitled
2010
Sumi ink on paper
34x46 cm

Untitled (yield)
2010
Sumi ink on paper
65x50 cm

Untitled (hound)
2010
Sumi ink on paper
150x105 cm

Untitled
2010
Sumi ink on paper
65x50 cm

Untitled
2010
Sumi ink on paper
148.5x118 cm

Howl
2010
Sumi ink on paper
325x350 cm

Good Monk
2010
Sumi ink on paper
65x50 cm

Untitled
2010
Sumi ink on paper
50x65 cm

Untitled
2009
Sumi ink on paper
50x65 cm

Untitled
2009
Sumi ink on paper
50x65 cm

Amongst the wild
2009
Sumi ink on paper
275x245 cm

Untitled
2009
Sumi ink on paper
57x76 cm

Wild for the night
2009
Sumi ink on paper
76x57 cm

Lost in the no fun house
2008
Sumi ink on paper
47x63 cm

Slow time
2008
Sumi ink on paper
185x130 cm

Remain in caveman
2008
Sumi ink on paper
150x110 cm

Paramount
2008
Sumi ink on paper
192x290 cm

The host of other needs
2008
Sumi ink on paper
240x365 cm

Between mountain and sea
2008
Sumi ink on paper
215x300 cm

Nearly enough silence
2008
Sumi ink on paper
300x450 cm

I said the hounds leave trails
2008
Sumi ink on paper
74x108 cm

Fragile dewlling
2008
Sumi ink on paper
205x280 cm

In the house of bedlam
2008
Sumi ink on paper
245x300 cm

A leisurely escape
2008
Sumi ink on paper
220x300 cm

Slow approach
2008
Sumi ink on paper
230x250 cm

Untitled
2007
Watercolor on paper
150x110 cm

Untitled
2007
Watercolor on paper
110x75 cm

Untitled
2006
Watercolor on paper
70x55 cm

Better spectacles
2006
Watercolor on paper
230x300 cm

Some say rain is coming
2006
Watercolor on paper
150x200 cm

Untitled
2006
Watercolor on paper
70x55 cm

The arms of silence and slow time
2006
Watercolor on paper
220x300 cm

No wonders in me
2006
Watercolor on paper
230x260 cm

Untitled
2006
Watercolor on paper
290x210 cm

Discard the donkey
2006
Watercolor on paper
19x14

NIK CHRISTENSEN

Born in 1973, Bromley, Kent, UK
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Education
1996-2000
Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Solo Exhibitions
2014
Don’t Sleep On Your Moon, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011
The Lower Depths, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010
Slow Approach (with Willem Julius Muller), Gallery Conradi, Hamburg, Germany
Wowwowwonders in me, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008
Better Spectacles, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2006
Some Say Rain is Coming, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2005
Griffioen, VU, Amstelveen, The Netherlands

Group Exhibitions
2014
Natuurkracht, Coda Museum, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Amsterdam Drawing, w/ Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Art Cologne, w/ Galerie Gabriel Rolt

2013
KAIR2013, Kamiyama, Japan
Mythe en Mystiek in het landschap, Drawing Center Diepenheim, The Netherlands
BUE-AMS, Schlifka/Molina Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Art Brussel, Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Armoy Show NY, Galerie Gabriel Rolt

2012
Half Suiker, Half Zand, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere
De Boom, Museum voor Religieuze Kunst, Uden
Met Andere Ogen, Teylers Museum, Haarlem
Art Rotterdam, Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Andy Knows, Berlin

2011
Nada Miami, Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Art Brussel, Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs Nominees, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Art Rotterdam, Galerie Gabriel Rolt

2010
Art Rotterdam, Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Art Brussel, Galerie Gabriel Rolt

2009
Pictures in the Reflection of a Golden horn, De Fabriek, Eindhoven
Lucid dream, Birgit Ostermeier, Berlin
Art Rotterdam, The Netherlands w/ Galerie Gabriel Rolt
All my friens are dead, Maertz gallery, Leipzig
Signs of the Apocalypse/rapture, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
Remain in Light, W139, Amsterdam
Art Brussel, Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Art Rotterdam, Galerie Gabriel Rolt

2008
Nada, miami, Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Volta, Basel, Galerie Gabriel Rol
Chicago Art fare, Galerie Gabriel Rolt

2007
Summer Show, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
Art Amsterdam
Arco 07 Projects, Madrid
Art Rotterdam

2006
The Kids Are Alright, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
District Q, Respect The Architect, Rotterdam
District Q, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2000
Graduation Show, Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

Lectures
2009
Dog troupe, Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Awards
Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs 2011 Nominee, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands, Winner public vote

Residencies
KAIR2013, Kamiyama, Japan

Projects
2010
WOWWOWwonders in me
i.c.w. Anouk van Dijk DC

2005
The Arms of Silence and Slow Time, Individual Project, Amsterdam Art LA, Raid Projects, Los Angeles

2004
Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Publications
2014
Eigen Huis & Interieur, interview Rob Jansen

2013
Vitamin D2, (International Drawing Anthology), Martin Herbert, Phaidon books

2012
The Drawer, Volume 3 Vertigo
De Volkskrant, Bommetje Onder de Canon, review Marina de Vries
Mister Motley, issue 32 The Recent History of The Netherlands as Told Through Art

2011
Elephant, issue 8, Defining Moments, interview by Marc Valli
NRC Handelsblad, Immeasurable Depths, review by Sandra Smallenburg
De Volkskrant, VBKP Nominees, by Merel Bem and Marina de Vries

2010
30 years De Fabriek, De Fabriek, Eindhoven (Anthology)
De Volkskrant, Zwabberig beeld met licht als personage (Anouk van Dijk DC)
Het Parool, Creeren en Controle, een Spanningsveld (Anouk van Dijk DC)

2009
Pictures in the Reflection of a Golden Horn, De Fabriek, Eindhoven (catalogue)
Remain in Light, W139 (catalogue)

2008
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture, Front Forty Press, Chicago, (Catalogue)
Het Financieel Dagblad, review
Het Parool, Het Harde Geluid van Sneeuw, Jhim Lamoree

2007
Mister Motley, Poezie in Inkt en Ecoline, T. Faber en W. Windhorst
De Groene Amsterdammer, Optimisme komt niet Vanzelf, B. Mebius

2006
Kunstbeeld #11, Review
NRC Handelsblad, Ezelman in Rook en Regen, M. Leij
NNRC Next, Show review
Het Financieel Dagblad, Show review

Nik Christensen, On The Inside of Jokes, A. Bluhm, S. Smallenburg, M.C.Ladd

Collections
Gemeente Museum Den Haag, The Netherlands
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands
De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
NOG/SNS Reaal Fonds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Gilissen Private Bankers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Nik Christensen
+31.6.43201591
info[at]nikchristensen.com