Nick Van Zanten
Nick Van Zanten was born in Chicago in 1988. He received his BFA in painting from Pratt Institute 2011, and a post-baccalaureate certificate from MICA in 2013. Van Zanten has shown throughout the United States, including group shows at Fjord in Philadelphia and Martos Gallery in New York, and a solo show at Shoot the Lobster. He was an artist in residence at VCCA, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Wassaic Project. His work has been cited in the Hartford Courant and Art in America, and he will appear in an upcoming issue of New American Paintings. Though primarily a painter, he also produces installations and photographic works. He is presently studying for his MFA at the University of Illinois at Chicago.