Profile: Nick Kline

Department of Arts, Culture and Media

Nick Kline, lives and works in New York, NY. He has exhibited his photographs in solo exhibitions at Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR; Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY; The Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ; Uno Art Space, Stuttgart, Germany; Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA; Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL; and John B. Davis Gallery, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID. Upcoming solo exhibitions include Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Project Room Normanns, Stavanger, Norway; and Centre d'artistes Vaste et Vague as part of the 2012  “International Meeting of Photography,” Gaspésie, Canada. Group exhibitions include venues: Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY; Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA; Hirschl Contemporary Art, London, England, and Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Rourke Gallery Art Museum, MN and  Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN;  Kline’s reviews include: The New York Times; The Philadelphia Inquirer; Lift Magazine; Time-Out NY; Lapiz Magazine; and others. Kline was awarded a grant from Foundation for Contemporary Art, NYC, in 2011.  Kline’s work has been featured in numerous publications including Frankfurter Rundschaue Magazine, Phototecknik Magazine and Performance Research Journal.  Kline’s GlassBook Project, a socially engaged collaborative artwork, has been the recipient of numerous awards, including: the US Department of Health and Human Services Grant Award, 2009; NJ Governors Council Ambassador Award, 2010; US Office on Women's Health, Community Project Grant, 2010 & 2011, and the MCJ Amelior Foundation Grant, 2011. The Project has been exhibited in a wide range of contexts including: The Museum of American Glass, Wheaton, NJ; National Observance and Candlelight Ceremony for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC; Paramount Theater, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA; Harman Center for the Arts, Shakespeare Theater, Washington, DC; and The Summit for Peace and Education with the Dalai Lama, Newark, NJ. Kline received an MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, and BFA, University of the Arts. Kline is an Assistant Professor, Photography, Department of Arts, Culture and Media at Rutgers University-Newark.