about


BIOGRAPHY

Nick Alm got accepted to the Florence Academy of Art in 2007 were he also became a teaching assistant. After graduation Nick received a scholarship to join The Hudson River Fellowship to paint landscapes. A big part of 2011 was spent together with Odd Nerdrum in Norway and France before moving back to Sweden to set up a new studio. Nick has received several international honors and awards. In May 2012 he exhibited in the Portrait Society of America show in Philadelphia where he received an “Exceptional Merit Award”. In 2013 he won the First Place Prize in ARC´s international salon, followed by a “William Bouguereau Award” in 2014.


ARTIST`S STATEMENT

I aim to communicate what is inherently and universally human, transcending cultural codes and trends. It’s not my goal to criticize or change society; instead my work addresses itself primarily to the inner world of the individual. 
 

EDUCATION

2007-2010 Florence Academy of Art – Mölndal/Florence, Sweden/Italy 
2006-2007 KV Konstskola – Gothenburg, Sweden
2005 Den digitala bildens estetik – Gothenburg, Sweden 
2001-2004 Arts Programme (Senior High school) – Nässjö, Sweden


EXHIBITIONS

Group exhibitions:

2017 LA Art Show – Los Angeles, US 
2016 Palm Springs Fine Art Fair – Palm Springs, US
2016 LA Art Show – Los Angeles, US
2015 Arcadia Contemporary – New York City, US
2015 MEAM – Barcelona, Spain

2015 LA Art Show – Los Angeles, US
2014 Galleri Agardh & Tornvall – Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Galleri Blå – Linköping, Sweden 
2014 Galleria d'Arte "La Fancivlla Offerente" – Albanella, Italy
2014 Bjäremålarna – Båstad, Sweden
2013 Jäger & Jansson Galleri – Lund, Sweden
2013 Bjäremålarna – Båstad, Sweden
2013 Jäger & Jansson Galleri – Lund
2012 ”Det psykologiska måleriet” – Galleri Ingela S – Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Höstsalong 2012, Edsvik Konsthall – Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Bjäremålarna – Båstad, Sweden
2012 Portrait Society of America – Philadelphia,US
2012 ”Röda Rummet” – Galleri Ingela S – Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Corsini stables – Florence, Italy
2011 Bjäremålarna – Båstad, Sweden
2010 AAF, W.H Patterson – London, UK
2010 Corsini stables – Florence, Italy
2009 Bjäremålarna – Båstad, Sweden
2008 Bjäremålarna – Båstad, Sweden 
2008 Galleri Scandinavia – Gothenburg, Sweden 


ONE MAN SHOWS

2016 Galleri Agardh & Tornvall – Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Galleri Don Clarre – Torekov 
2014 Eksjö Museum – Eksjö, Sweden
2014 Galleri Ingela S – Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Galleri Ingela S – Stockholm, Sweden
2011 Galleri Hörle Slott – Värnamo, Sweden
2010 Vetlanda Konstförening – Vetlanda, Sweden
2008 Galleri Mejan – Hult, Sweden


SCHOLARSHIPS

2010 The Hudson River Fellowship
2009 Art Renewal Center scholarship
2009 Teaching assistant scholarship


HONOURS & AWARDS

2014 William Bouguereau Award – Bacchanal – International ARC Salon
2014 Grand Prize Award – Rifiutato - Artist´s Magazine All-Media Competition
2013 First Place Prize, Figurative Category – Two Lovers – International ARC Salon
2013 Grand Prize Award – Two Lovers - Artist´s Magazine All-Media Competition
2012 Exceptional Merit – Insomnia – Portrait Society of America
2012 First Place – Conversation by the piano – Artist´s Magazine All-Media Competition
2010 Honorable Mention – Creatures – International ARC Salon
2010 Honorable Mention – Paranoid – International ARC Salon