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Nicholas Hill

Department of Art


B.F.A., Michigan State University, 1974
M.A., The University of Iowa, 1976
M.F.A., The University of Iowa, 1977

Teaching Areas

  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Recent juried and invitational exhibitions in India, Germany, France, Chile and the Czech Republic
  • Over 200 solo, juried and invitational exhibitions total
Grants and Residencies Received
  • The Ohio Arts Council
  • The Greater Columbus Arts Council
  • The New York Council on the Arts
  • Artists Space/ New York City
  • The MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire
  • The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
  • The Ragdale Foundation, Illinois
  • Taller 99, Santiago, Chile
  • Grafikwerkstatt, Dresden, Germany

Sabbatical Leave Fall Semester 2014
Travel to Santiago, Chile for a residency and solo exhibitions of my work and travel to Dresden, Germany for a solo exhibition of my work.

Personal Bio

Nicholas Hill is Professor of Art at Otterbein University where he teaches printmaking and drawing.

Widely exhibited, Nicholas is represented by Printworks Gallery in Chicago. He has exhibited his work in over 200 juried and invitational exhibitions in the United States and abroad. His work is represented in such public collections as the Library of Congress, the New-York Historical Society, the United States Department of State and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Nicholas has received grants from the Ohio Arts Council, the Greater Columbus Arts Council, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Kansas Arts Commission and Artists Space- New York City. He has been granted two international residencies in Dresden, Germany by OAC and GCAC. Additional residencies awarded include the

MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire; the Virginia Center for the Visual Arts, and  four residencies at the Ragdale Foundation in Illinois.

In 2012, Nicholas co-curated an exhibition of work by contemporary American and Indian printmakers in New Delhi. The exhibition toured India.

His work has been included in group exhibitions in Chile, Germany and France in the past year. In 2013, he had a solo exhibition at Redlands University in California.

In 2014 Nicholas presented solo exhibitions of his work in Santiago, Chile and Dresden, Germany. He also had an artist’s residency at Taller 99 printmaking studio in Santiago, Chile.

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