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.
KNIFE IN THE WATER, 2015
SIX COOKS, 2016
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
SOFTCORE (CHIVES), 2016
SCULPTURE FOR THE STREET VENDOR IN TIJUANA, 2016
FIVE COLORS, 2016
UNTITLED (QUOTIDIAN), 2016
This is a hanging sculpture of a deep-sea diver made entirely out of dead bees.
To view more of Adam’s work please visit his website.