Nick Mahshie, b.1985, Miami, holds a Masters of Design in Fashion, Body & Garment from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he worked under the renowned visual artist, Nick Cave. He received his BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design. Currently, he is focused on building installations with printed textiles that function as allegories for our collective experience, where the body is the primary point of departure. Mahshie’s work has been exhibited in galleries, gardens and artist-run spaces in New York, Chicago, Paris, Buenos Aires, and throughout South Florida.
As an educator in the fields of fine art and design, Mahshie believes in building confidence through experimentation, idea sharing, and collaboration in the classroom.