Nick Kramer

b. 1979 New York City, NY

Lives in Los Angeles



2008    University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Art. Los Angeles, CA, MFA

2001    Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, BA


Solo Exhibitions

2018    No Neighbors, Street Lights Are Out, The Pit, Los Angeles, Ca

2016    Spirit Baby, The Pit II, Los Angeles, CA 

2013    The Quick Brown Fox Jumped Over The Lazy Dog And Went To Sleep Forever, metropcs, Los Angeles, CA

2011    The Thing About This Town, Anthony Greaney, Boston., MA

2009    Mobilin X, Laural Gitlen/Small A Projects, New York, NY

2008    Thesis Exhibition, USC Roski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007    Nick Kramer in the Roski Gallery, USC Roski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    WTFTF, USC Roski Gallery. Los Angeles, CA


Group Exhibitions

2017    Ours Is A City of Writers, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016    Re-Planetizer, curated by The Pit, Regina Rex, New York, NY

    We Like Explosions, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA

    Skin Ego, Skibum McArthur, Los Angeles, CA

    Mushrooms & Honey, Nuisance Alley w/ Either Way LA and Metro pcs, Los Angeles, CA

2015    The Year of the Goose, Either Way LA, Los Angeles, CA 

    Tribal Tats, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

    The Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic L.A., PIASA, Paris, France Curated by Rene-Julien Praz*

    By Any Human Measure, M+B, Los Angeles, CA

    Crude Alchemies, Loudhailer, Los Angeles, CA

2014    Metropcs Showcase, Freehand Hotel, Miami, FL

    DuckRabbit, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

2013    The Privilege Show, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Hot Time Tub Machine, CANADA, New York, NY

2011    Painting Show/Sculpture Garden, Iceberg Projects, Chicago, IL Curated by Andrew Greene

On Forgery: Is One Thing Better Than Another?, LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Andrew Berardini and Lesley Moon.

Who’s The Father of Learning?, Nick Kramer and Josh Mannis, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Americans and Apricots, Hillary Crisp, London. Curated by Justin Beal

    Anthony Greaney, Samson, DAN GRAHAM, Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA. With Anthony Greaney ltd.

2010    Last Minute Intervention, Shoshana Wayne, Santa Monica, CA Curated by Marichris Ty

    Air Pressure, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA  Curated by Roger Dickes

2009    The Awful Parenthesis, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Aram Moshayedi

    Boothfle Booth - Booth: Deux Doox - Hollywood Biennial, Pauline, Los Angeles, CA

    Everything Must Go, Kreiling &, Los Angeles, CA

2008    8 Is Enough, USC Roski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007    Raise High The Roof Beam, Rainbow Club. Chicago, IL 

2006     I DO YOU DO ME, USC Roski Gallery. Los Angeles, CA

    Group Show, CANADA, New York, NY. Curated by Joe Bradley

2003 "Bucket O' Drawings", The ATM Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

2001    Need You to Be There, Angles of Incidence, the Volatile Real, U.B.S. Gallery, Red Hook, NY. Organized by the Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies. 




2016    Mushroom Honey House, metropcs, Los Angeles, CA (curator)

    Mushrooms & Honey, Etherway LA, Los Angeles, CA (curator)

    Animals With Human Rights Humans With Animal Rights, ArtBandini Los Angeles

2015    Sixty Minutes, Vanity Projects, Miami, FL and New York, NY Organized by Courtney Childress

    Men Kill Each Other Because They Can’t Love Each Other- A Flag by Josh Mannis and Nick Kramer, metropcs, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Pure Smoke Culture, Anthony Greaney, Boston, MA. (Curator)

2011    Chinese Takeout, Art In General, New York, NY. Organized by Jason Losh.

2010    Two Sculptures for Iko Iko, Los Angeles, CA

2009    The Hybrid Monster With Two Heads, The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA

    All Things Being Equal, Kathleen Neeley Macomber Travel Grant Exhibition, USC Roski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA




2016    Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Emerging Artists Grant, 2016

2012    California Community Foundation Fellowship For Visual Artists     

2010    MacDowell Colony Fellow, Leon Levy Foundation Grant

2008    Kathleen Neeley Macomber Travel Grant



JPMorgan Chase Art collection



2016    “Staying Alive In Gross City”, catalog essay, Stuart Krimko Spirit Baby, The Pit Los Angeles

    “L.A. ART Fairs”, Claire de Dobay Rifelj, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, Issue 4

    “Mernet Larsen’s Chainsawer, Bicyclist and Reading In Bed at Various Small Fires”, Prism of Reality, Issue 4

2015    “Trois Contes d’une Ville en Fleurs”, Travis Diehl, Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic L.A. PIASA