Nick West



Nick West is a British artist from Brighton. He studied Fine Art at the Kent Institute of Art & Design, specialising in Graphic Fine Art, a discipline that stemmed from printmaking and photography to include artists’ books, installation and video art. Nick currently lives and works in Tokyo.



Selected Exhibitions

Nov. 2018   RCA Secret 2018  Royal College of Art, London, UK

Sep. 2018   Turning the Page  Paper Gallery, Manchester, UK

Sep. 2018   Reading Between the Lines  Launchpad Gallery, Yokohama

May 2018   On Paper  Clouds Art + Coffee  Koenji, Tokyo

May 2018   World Book Day Exhibition  World of Glass Museum, UK

Apr. 2018   World Book Day Exhibition  Eccleston Library, St. Helen’s, UK

Oct. 2017   Tokyo Art Book Fair 2017  Tennozu Isle, Tokyo

Aug. 2017   Volumes  ONCA  St George’s Place, Brighton, UK

Apr. 2017   Subway  Tacchi Studios, Shibuya, Tokyo

Mar. 2017   Surfaces  Nishimachi Artist Space, Motoazabu, Tokyo

Sep. 2016   Tokyo Art Book Fair 2016  Shinanomachi, Tokyo




Jul. 1999   Artists’ Books Collection  The British Library, London, UK



‘Subway’, 130cm x 130cm, paint on canvas


How does your work respond to the show’s theme?

For this exhibition, my starting point was a detail which I enlarged to become an abstract artwork.