Nicolas Touron

Born in 1970 - United States


Nicolas Touron is a multi-media artist. He was born in France and currently lives in Brooklyn.

At twenty-one he moved to Amsterdam and studied art/audiovisuals at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. In the Netherlands his work has been displayed in public places (subway stations, Museum of Ethnology…). Nicolas Touron was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2001, to pursue a MFA at the School of Visual Art New York, where he currently teaches.

His drawings, paintings, sculptures and installations have been exhibited in solo and group shows, notably at Virgil de Voldère Gallery, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, Priska C. Juschka Gallery NYC ,Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf Germany and in other countries including Japan, Italy, Spain and France.

Articles about his work have been published in the NY Times, Flash Art, Time Magazine, The Village Voice, New American Painting and L’Oeil.

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2013 "Playground," Stux Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2012 "Whats Happening," Virgil De Voldere Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2010 "The Kingdom," Virgil De Voldere Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2009 "Soupe Paralele," Alain le Gaillard Gallery, Paris, France
2009 "Bits and pieces of stories,” Espacio Liquido Gallery, Gijon, Spain
2008 "Arte Fiera," Art Fair solo show, Bologna, Italy
2007 "Circus," Virgil De Voldere Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2005 "Fable, Tails & Adventure," Virgil De Voldere Gallery, New York, USA
2005 "Everyday Adventures," Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany


2014 "Color me Badd," NARS Foundation, New York NY, USA
2013 "Today is the Day," CNC Labl, Tokyo, Japan
2012 "Personal effect," Padiglione dell’Esprit Nouveau, Bologna, Italy
2012 "I See the Moon, " Milavec Hakimi Gallery, New York NY, USA
2011 "Socrate Sculpture Park," New York, NY, USA
2011 "Encounters," Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
2010 "Pseudonym," The Invisible Dog, New York, USA
2010 "Paper scope," Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY, USA
2010 "New Print," Internationnal Print Center, New York, NY, USA
2009 "Octet," Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 "Benefit Auction," Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2006 "Nicolas Touron/Stefano Calligro," Agenzia04, Bologna, Italy
2006 "War and Nature," Virgil de Voldère Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2006 "Los Caprichos," Gallery Rizziero Arte, Pescara, Italy
2006 "Table top," Josee Bienvenu gallery, New York, NY, USA
2005 "Sommergaste," Gallery Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany
2004 "Softness and Sweetness," FIAC Slingshot Project Gallery,Paris, France
2004 "Slice and Dice," Visual Art Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2003 "NADA Art Fair" Priska C. Juschka Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA
2003 "Quixotic," Slingshot Project Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2003 "Groupshow," Sixtyseven Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2003 "Drawing," Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2003 "Videos," East Side Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2003 "Interland(site/nonsite)" Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2002 "Artnew York," Kunstraume auf Zeit, Linz, Austria
2002 "Artoy," Tokyo, Japan
2002 "Not Sculpture," Visual Art Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2002 "Winterfilm," Art space W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2002 "Meesterlijk Verzameld," Kunsthall, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2002 "Lost and found," De Waag, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2002 "Underground Sensation," Rotterdam subway, Netherlands
2002 "Tart TV," Salto TV channel, Netherlands
2001 "Het ritme van de menslyke maakt," Tropen Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1999 "Bedroom 407," Winston Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1999 "Rietveld naar de Beurs," Beurs Van Berlage, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1999 "Park of the Future," Westegasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands


2002 "Underground Sensation," Rotterdam subway, Netherlands
2000 "Video," Philips Corporation, Hilversum, Netherlands


2010 Dominic McGill’s. "Future Perfect.” The Village Voice, May
2008 Jean-Marie, Dubois."Paris a la pointe du dessin." PARIS Capitale,
2008 Christiana, Campanini. "Terra di conquista." Arte, January.
2007 Calendar. "Monster Mash." The New York Sun, October 08.
2007 Bologna. "Stefano Calligaro/Nicolas Touron." Flash Art Italy, February.
2005 Marok. "Nicolas Touron." Lodown, December.
2004 Dembina, Andrew. "Dutch Masters." TIME magazine, November.
2004 Benedicte, Ramade. "Nouveaux venus." L'OEIL, Octobre.
2003 Jessica, Lee. "New American Painting." Catalogue New American Painting, yearly.
2003 Johnson. "A selective listing." The New York Time, June 27.
2003 Edith, Newhall. "The Week, Art." New York Magazine, June 30.
2002 Anne-maria, Neubauer. "Junge Wilde aus N.Y." TERMINE, September 08.
2001 Marina De Vries. "De BV Rietveld." Het PAROOL, June 29.

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