About

Nick Shepard grew up in New York City, graduated with a degree in Studio Art and Art History from Carleton College, and earned his MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in his hometown. Shepard's most recent exhibition, “A Mechanized Pencil,” appeared at Axis Gallery Sacramento in October 2019. His work has also appeared at the Crocker Art Museum, the Wassaic Project, Disjecta, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, and the Center for Fine Art Photography. His work was recently included in “Slice” at Pence Gallery in Davis, by juror Julia Couzens and by juror Mima Begovic for the Chico Art Center’s 2019 National Juried Exhibition. Shepard is based in Sacramento, where he is an active member at Axis Gallery and an Assistant Professor of Photography at Sacramento State University.

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Exhibitions

  • 2019 A Mechanized Pencil, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Solo show
  • 2019 Arts & Letters Faculty Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, juried selection
  • 2019 SLICE, juried selection, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
  • 2019 National Juried Exhibition, juried selection Chico Art Center, Chico, CA
  • 2019 Axis Exchange, Gearbox Gallery, Oakland, CA, Group show
  • 2018 Revision 1, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Solo show
  • 2018 Contemporary Photography 2008-2018, juried selection, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2018 New Directions, juried selection, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • 2018 Revision 1, Artist Book, Featuring essay by Justina Martino
  • 2017 Under Construction, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Three-person show
  • 2017 The Schwa Show, juried selection, Emerge Gallery, Pitt County Arts Council, Greensboro, NC, Best in Show
  • 2017 #resist, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • 2017 Nick Shepard, Sandhügel, solo online exhibition, www.sandhugel.com
  • 2016 Oregon Biennial: The Salon, Curated by Michelle Grabner, Disjecta, Portland, OR
  • 2016 New Directions, Detroit Center for Creative Photography, solo online exhibition, Detroit, MI
  • 2016 Contemporary Photography, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Finalist & Online Exhibition, bit.ly/PPAC-2016 
  • 2016 Life, Still, Flash Powder Projects, Online Exhibition, https://goo.gl/xD2Nxg
  • 2015 De bekende wereld: Collection Two, Cameo Gallery, Solo show, Portland, OR
  • 2015 Photography Now 2015, Center for Photography at Woodstock, juried selection, Woodstock, NY
  • 2015 Fraction of a Second, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM 
  • 2015 We Shall See: Work from the Sacramento State Photo Faculty, Sacramento State U., Sacramento, CA 
  • 2015 Center for Photography at Woodstock Benefit Auction, Affirmation Arts, New York, NY
  • 2015 Portraits 2015, juried selection, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2015 Marvelous Things, Online Annex Selection, juried selection, PhotoPlace, Middlebury, VT
  • 2014 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, juried selection, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 2014 Review Santa Fe 100, juried selection, CENTER, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2014 Landscape: Looking at Photography, juried selection, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 2012 Summer Exhibition, juried selection, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, 
  • 2012 The Portrait, juried selection, MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2012 Focal Point, juried selection, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD
  • 2011 Curate NYC, juried selection, Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City
  • 2011 Chairman’s Honors, Charles Traub, Chair, School of Visual Arts, New York City
  • 2011 Curate NYC, online exhibition curated by Kevin Stayton, http://bit.ly/uoQlel
  • 2011 Le Dejeuner Sans L’Herbe, The Bogart Salon, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2011 Summer Exhibition, juried selection, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
  • 2011 Thesis Exhibition, SVA MFA Photo, SVA Visual Arts Gallery, New York City
  • 2010 Your Documents Please, New York, NY and Various International Sites, 2008–2010
  • 2010 Music | Sound | Art, Cabane Studios, Phoenicia, NY
  • 2010 Interactive Portraits, juried selection, Vermont Photo Space, Essex Junction, VT

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