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Moth (2012), acrylic on canvas, 65.5h x 68 x 13in
Moth (2012), detail view
ChairTablePainting (2012), maple chair, rope seat, painted maple plywood panel/table top, this configuration 61 x 44.75 x 22.5in
ChairTablePainting (2012), maple chair, rope seat, painted maple plywood panel/table top, this configuration 61 x 44.75 x 22.5in
ChairTablePainting (2012), maple chair, rope seat, painted maple plywood panel/table top, this configuration 61 x 44.75 x 22.5in
ChairTablePainting (2012), seat detail
ChairTablePainting (2012), maple chair, rope seat, painted maple plywood panel/table top, this configuration 28.5 x 44.75 x 44.75in
EarlyAmericanPyramid(Black)(2012), glazed stoneware, 8 x 11 x 11in
EarlyAmericanPyramid(Blue)(2012), glazed stoneware, 8 x 11 x 11in
EarlyAmericanPyramid(Green)(2012), glazed stoneware, 8 x 11 x 11in
EarlyAmericanPyramid(Ochre)(2012), glazed stoneware, 8 x 11 x 11in
PaletteJug (small) (2012), glazed earthenware, 12h x 6in diam
Openwork Vase (Blue) (2012), glazed earthenware, 20 x 14 x 13in
Candelabra (2012), glazed earthenware, 21.5 x 13.5 x 10in
Soft Painting (Nocturne) (2012), acrylic and ceramic pin on canvas, 32 x 32in
Installation view
Installation view; Patent Decoy (Yellow) and Canvas Plank
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view; Moth (2012), acrylic on canvas, 65.5h x 68 x 13in
Physical Speculations on a Future State; 
New Work by Nicholas Nyland
Prole Drift
523 S. Main St, Seattle WA 98104
June 7 - July 14, 2012
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Read a review of the exhibition by Matthew Kangas in the November 2012 Art in America magazine.
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Gathering, 2012, glazed earthenware, 14x14x14in
2013 Contemporary Northwest Art Awards
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Portland Art Museum
Nicholas Nyland: New Work
Pulliam Fine Arts
1927 NW. Kearney St.
Portland, OR 97209
September 2013
Decoys
Backspace
Peoria, IL
February 2012
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Olympic Sculpture Park
Seattle, WA
June - Sept 2011
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December 5-20, 2013
James Harris Gallery
Generis 01b: Community Association
generis.co in conjunction with Exchange Rates
October 24-26, 2014
Opening Reception October 24, 6-10p