Adam Niklewicz

Adam Niklewicz was born in Poland and now lives and works in North Haven, Connecticut. He earned his BFA in graphic communications from Washington University in St. Louis and his MFA in sculpture from State University of New York at Purchase. His work has been featured and discussed in CNN Style, ARTnews, Art New England, The New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, Modern Painters Magazine, The Huffington Post, and the Nation, among others. In Poland, he has been featured in Artpunkt, Exit, Format and Obieg magazines. He has shown at such venues as Real Art Ways, The New Britain Museum of American Art, The Stamford Museum, Grounds for Sculpture, Black & White Gallery, FiveMyles, Slag Gallery, EBK Gallery, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Galerie fur Landschaftskunst (Hamburg, Germany), Gallery of Contemporary Art (Opole, Poland), Zacheta (Warsaw, Poland), Arte Laguna Prize 2014 (the Arsenale, Venice, Italy), Art-Zavod Platforma / Gogolfest, Kiev, Ukraine and JUMP Contemporary Art Gallery, Poltava, Ukraine.


RIGOROUS, 2016


KNIFE IN THE WATER, 2015


SIX COOKS, 2016

QUOTIDIAN

QUOTIDIAN series investigates relatable, everyday objects to find playful qualities along with palpable symbolism. It’s a way of discovering new and secret aspects of reality in the mundane.


ELECTRIC CHAIR, 2017


UNTITLED (BEFORE), 2017


UNTITLED (AFTER), 2017


HOW THE WHEEL WAS DISCOVERED, 2017


SHAZAM, 2016


SOFTCORE (CHIVES), 2016


SCULPTURE FOR THE STREET VENDOR IN TIJUANA, 2016


FIVE COLORS, 2016


HIPSTER, 2016


UNTITLED (QUOTIDIAN), 2016


DIVER, 2006
This is a hanging sculpture of a deep-sea diver made entirely out of dead bees.


THINKER, 2015

To view more of Adam’s work please visit his website.



Issue No.13 – Call For Entry!


Jennifer Murray
Executive Director
Filter Photo
Chicago, Illinois


Aint–Bad No. 13 Call For Entry is officially open! We are teaming up with a new group of guest curators and editors from all over to collaborate on a publication that seeks the best contemporary photography being made today! Learn more about each of these talented curators and submit today!

Jennifer Murray is an artist, educator, and curator based in Chicago. She is the Executive Director of Filter Photo, a nonprofit festival, exhibition, and educational space. She teaches at Loyola University Chicago and is an independent artists' consultant.

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