Nils Westergard
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Nils Westergard

NILS WESTERGARD
3330 Patterson Ave, Apt 1, Richmond, VA, 23220 | 703-850-4868 | n.westergard@gmail.com
www.nilswestergard.com
EDUCATION
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
BFA Film, 2014
EXHIBITIONS
Mayday: Global Politics, Washington DC, 2009
Old Skoolin’ for the Children, Washington DC, 2009
Art Basel with Art Whino, Miami, FL, 2009
G40 Art Summit with Art Whino, Richmond VA/Washington DC, 2010-2015
VCU Juried Undergraduate Show, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, 2013
International Stencil Art Prize, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney, Australia, 2013
AUTOGRAFF, Melbourne, Australia, February, 2014
GraffitiStreet Gallery, London, UK 2014
SCOPE Benefit, Dublin, Ireland, 2014
Your Kid Cant Do This, aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney, Australia 2015
Underground, GraffitiStreet Gallery, London, UK, 2015
ART17: Benelux Street Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015
Underground 2, GraffitiStreet Gallery, London, UK, 2016
Amsterdam Street Art Group Show, Dampkring Gallery, Amsterdam, NL, 2016
Out in the Open, Lene Kirk Gallery, Aalborg, Denmark, 2017
A Tender Risk (SOLO SHOW), The Fridge, Washington, DC, 2017
MURAL INVITATIONS/RESIDENCIES
The Cygnet Historical Cinema, Como, Western Australia, 2013
Espionage Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia, 2013
Chaotic Gallery - Artists Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2013
RVA Street Art Festival, Richmond, VA, 2013, 2015, 2017
The Painted Desert Project, Navajo Nation, Arizona, 2013
Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center/SF Public Schools, San Francisco, CA, 2014
The Sheboygan Project, Sheboygan, WI, 2014
Livin’ Streets Festival, Graz, Austria, 2014, 2015
Bratislava Street Art Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2014
Pilsen2015/Mobilní Architektonická Kancelá?, Plze?, Czech Republic, 2014
STROS Primary School, Prague, Czech Republic, 2014
Global Street Art, Walls Project, London, UK, 2014
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Cooltour Contemporary Art Center, Ostrava, Czech Republic, 2014/2016
O+ Festival, Kingston, NY 2014
Norfolk Arts District, Norfolk, VA, 2015
StraatExpo, Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands, 2014, 2015
Global Street Art, London, UK, 2014
ArtHistory2014, Art Basel, Miami, 2014
Richmond Mural Project, Richmond, VA, 2015
SNBC/SF Public Schools, San Francisco, CA, 2015
Step in the Arena, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2015/2016
Sand, Sea, and Spray, Blackpool, UK, 2015
Luminaria Arts Festival, San Antonio, TX, 2015
The Bushwick Collective, NYC, 2015
Villa P651/US Embassy Prague, Czech Republic, 2016
Virginia Street Arts Festival, Waynesboro, VA, 2016, 2017
Urban Nation, Berlin, Germany, 2016
StraatBeeld, Ghent, Belgium 2016
Street Art Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, 2017
City of Deinze, Belgium, 2017
PRESS
Stencil Nation by Russel Howze, Manic D. Press, 2008
New Brow: 50 Contemporary Artists by Shane Pomajambo, Schiffer Ltd, 2012
“Nils Westergard x Nanook in the Painted Desert”, Juxtapoz, 2013
“Jetsonorama x Nils Westergard for the Painted Desert” Il Gorgo (Italy), 2013
Nils Westergard Street Art Masterclass, InsideArt TV, Australia, 2013
The Tulane Review - Fall Edition, Tulane University Press, 2013
"Wallflower: Die Schönheit der Straßen", ArteTV FR/DE, 2014
"Yuri", Smithsonian Asian-Pacific American Center, 2014
“Interview with Nils Westergard”, Modern Hieroglyphics, 2014
“European Stencil Invasion”, Urban Art Now (Netherlands), 2014
“A Trip to Europe”, Street Art Europe, 2014
“Interview with Nils Westergard”, Street Art United States, 2014
“Wallflowers”, Style Weekly, Richmond, VA, 2015
Les Murs Manifestent, Pierre Beaucousin, Editions Alternative, Paris, France, 2015
Street Art: Australia, Lou Chamberlin, Hardie Grant Publishing, Melbourne Australia, 2015
Whurk Magazine, August, Virginia, 2015
The Amsterdam Street Art, Wolfgang Josten, The Amsterdam Books, Amsterdam, NL, 2016
Whurk Magazine, August, Virginia, 2016
“Ostrava Ma Novy Symbol”, Reflex Magazine, Prague, Czech Republic, 2016
Street Art Cinema, Stéphanie Martin Petit, Pyramyd Éditions, Paris, France, 2017
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AWARDS
Best Music Video “Got Damn Murdah” – Virginia Student Film Festival, 2013
International Stencil Art Prize Finalist, Sydney, Australia, 2013
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Graduate Fellowship Recipient, 2014
VCU Photography&Film Research Grant Recipient, 2014
RELATED EXPERIENCE
Teaching Assistant, Digital Filmmaking I, VCU Photography & Film, 2012
Teaching Assistant, Time Studio, VCU Art Foundation, 2013
Editor, Dynomedia, Perth, Western Australia, May 2013
Teaching Assistant, The Film Image, VCU Photography & Film, 2014
Lecture, History of Graffiti to Contemporary Street Art, VCU Art Foundation, 2014
Artist Lecture, Cooltour Contemprary Art Center, Ostrava, CZ, 2014
Artist Lecture, Villa P651, Prague, CZ, 2016