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Nicholas Battis

Director of Exhibitions


Nicholas Battis is a Brooklyn-based painter whose work investigates nature, spirituality, and the digital age. He received his MFA from Pratt Institute and has been actively pursuing a career in the New York art scene for the last 30 years. His career in the arts has been multi-faceted including art making, curating, and consulting with a long commitment as Director of Exhibitions for Pratt Institute where he organizes exhibitions of art and design that focus on sustainability, politics, media and science.

He has had one-person shows of his painting at George Billis Gallery in New York and Los Angeles, and Judy Saslow Gallery in Chicago.

BA, 1985, Studio Arts, University of Pittsburgh
MFA, 1989, Painting, Pratt Institute