Nicholas Oh

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Nicholas Oh is a multidisciplinary artist working across ceramic sculpture, installation, and performance. Oh is interested in diasporic narratives and intersections between Eastern and Western cultural traditions. His research centers on historical artifacts and the impact of imperial trade routes. He recreates and repositions these objects as markers of diasporic Asian-American narrative. 


Oh received his MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and BA from San Francisco State University. His work has been exhibited at venues including: Cantor Art Center at Stanford University, Museum of Art and Design, Christie’s Inc., Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Artist Alliance, Spring Break Art Show, Smithsonian Institute, RISD Museum, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Mills College Art Museum, among others. He was awarded artist residencies at Pioneer Works, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Sculpture Space, Dongguk University, Shigaraki Cultural Park, Catwalk Institute, and was awarded the Andrew & Barbara Choi Family Grant from the AHL Foundation and artist fellowship at Recess Art. Oh was a visiting faculty member at Bennington for Spring 2024.