Nikki Lindts is currently working on a series of paintings on the thawing permafrost in the Fairbanks area of Alaska. She worked with several experts in the field of permafrost to study the changing landscapes that are being created as a result.

Born in Delft, the Netherlands
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


Represented by Robischon Gallery, CO, Heskin Contemporary, NYC, NY

Yale University M.F.A., Gerrit Rietveld Academie B.F.A., Amsterdam



One/two person:

2017 Unbound Fragments, Robischon Gallery, Denver

2014 Dis Place, Nikki Lindt, new works Heskin Contemporary, NYC

2010 Solastalgia, Nikki Lindt, new works Heskin Contemporary, NYC

2008 Indigenous Visitor, Heskin Contemporary, NYC

2007 Nikki Lindt - New Works, Exhibition space @ 1:46 Williamsburg, Brooklyn

2002 Upon Arrival, Gallery Four53, Brooklyn

2002 The Noahs, a climatic tale, - a visual opera
Production Designer, Concept, Director, Producer
This was a multidisciplinary project with environmental issues as subject matter. 10 performances at
Amsterdams Theater Pompoen, Netherlands February 2002

2002 Nighttime Butterfly, permanent public art installation, Zicht op Oost, Amsterdam

2001 Installation Van der Helst Square, Gallery Cleerdin and Hammer, Amsterdam

2001 Wibaut Installation, Zicht op Oost, Amsterdam

2001 Wibaut Metro Hall, Inkijk Gallery, Amsterdam



2018 Sense of Place, Park Place Gallery, NYC

2017 Out of View, Robischon Gallery, Denver

2017 Greenpoint Open Studios, NYC

2014 Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Heskin Contemporary, Miami

2014 Summer Gallery Group, Heskin Contemporary, NYC

2014 Crossings, Governor's Island, NYC

2012 Governor's Island 5th Annual Art Fair, NYC

2011 AAF Milano, with Gallery Vagabond, Milano, Italy

2010 New Narrative, curated by John Serdula, Heskin Contemporary, NYC

2010 3rd Annual Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, NYC

2008 Groundswell Art Benefit , Affirmation Arts Gallery, NYC

2008 Governors Island 1st Annual Art Fair , Governors Island, NYC

2008 Artbarn, Annual exhibiton, Long Island, NY

2007 Nature works, 1:46 exhibition space, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

2006 29th Small Works Exhibit, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, Juried by Jack Shainan, NYC

2005 Natural Reaction, Space B, NYC

2005 Drawn to Drawing, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2005 II Exposicao Mundial Coletiva de Tema Livre, Espaco Conves, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2005 Space B Group Show, Space B, NYC

2003 Lightshow, Clocktower Art Space, curated by Eddy Stienhauer and Chris Schade, Brooklyn

2001 Polderlicht Festival, Stichting Zicht op Oost, Amsterdam

2001 De Visite is Er, Arti en Amicitae, Amsterdam

2001 Kunst Ahoy, Ahoyhallen, Art Exhibit for Rotterdam as European Cultural Capital for 2001

2000 Westerdoksdijk 11, Galerie Vertrek en Verblijf, Amsterdam

1995 Five Young Artists, 5 artists selected in 1995 graduating in The Netherlands, Unilever Gallery Rotterdam, Netherlands



2013 Nominee for the Anonymous was a Woman Award

2007 Pollock-Krasner grant

2005 Visiting Critic, Art Institute of Chicago, Graduate and Undergraduate students

2003/5 Basis Subsidy Award Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten (Dutch Funding for the Arts), two year full working/living grant based on artistic achievement, The Netherlands

2002 Environmental Cultural Award 2002, Milieudienst (Environmental Protection Agency), Amsterdam, NL
Award and grant presented to an artist making an impact working with the environment as subject matter

2001 Cultural Grant, Mama Cash, The Netherlands

2001 Pilot Productions, "The Noahs" chosen for year 2001 in Netherlands, full grant for posters and brochures

1997 Work chosen to be placed in the slide registry of The Drawing Center

1993 Full Tuition, Living and Travel expenses for AIAS (International Association of Independent Art and Design Schools) summer workshop Helsinki, Finland



2018 Slide presentation about work, Artist Lecture Series, NYC

2016-2017 Birthday present for Stephen Hawking upon his request, visual design for the first draft development of a visual musical vr piece for Hawkings 75th birthday.

2008 Initiator and Concept; Organization and curation of group show on the subject of nature and environmental issues "Natural Reaction" at Space B Gallery (2005) and then Metropolitan Green(2008)

2007 Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies 85th Anniversary Quilt
Artist and Project leader
Design of 50x 80 quilt depicting the FPWAs history; quilted by Laurie Nathan. The quilt was unveiled and exhibited at NYU and is permanently displayed in the Park Avenue lobby of PFWA’s Park Avenue location. The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies is one of the premier social services support organizations in New York City and its membership includes groups that provide child welfare, early childcare and education, income security, HIV/AIDS, elderly welfare and youth services.

2005 1st Prize, National Competition "Art of Aging Project"
Project leader; led a group of seniors at the JASA senior center in making a mural with the subject of "Joy"
The mural was exhibited extensively. Exhibition venues include: The Hilton Hotel at the conference for Aging January 2005 New York City, The White House Conference on Aging in October 2005 Washington, DC

2003 "Mural for PS 384 K Frances E. Carter"
Designer, Project leader for mural in courtyard of elementary school Brooklyn, NY

2002 "The Noahs a climatic tale" - a visual opera
Production Designer, Concept, Director, Producer
This was a multidisciplinary project with environmental issues as subject matter. 10 performances at Amsterdams Theater Pompoen, Netherlands February 2002

1999 "Change and Youth Culture" - conference
Drawer and co-designer for conference for Andersen Consulting designed to look like a theater set (via W. van Dorp) Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1998 "Christopher Columbus" - opera by Peter Greenaway
Drafted, designed and made prop, Wilbert van Dorp, Berliner Staatsoper (Berlin Opera House), Berlin, Germany



2008 Initiator and Concept; Organization and curation of group show on the subject of nature and environmental issues "Natural Reaction" at Space B Gallery (2005) and then Metropolitan Green(2008)



Robischon Gallery
June 20, 2017
"Artist Interview" -Video

Westword article by Michael Paglia
June 6, 2017
"Robischon has Another Winner with Out of View" -Review

Greenpoint Gazette article by Tanay Warerkar
June 19, 2014
"A Greenpoint Artist mourns the Environment Through her Paintings" -Review

Art Daily
May 22, 2014
"Exhibition at Heskin Contemporary presents 25 acrylic paintings on panel by Nikki Lindt" 

Huffington Post review by Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta
September 10, 2010
"Conceptual Kitchen's and Others... The Governor's Island Art Fair" -Review

New York Magazine review by Emma Pearse for Vulture, Art Candy
April 25, 2008, New York City
"Artist Nikki Lindt takes a Sandy Sojourn" -Review

L-Magazine article by Nicole Rose Bouchard pp 45
May 11-25 Bi-weekly magazine 2005, New York City
"Art in the City - Natural Reaction at Space B Gallery" -Review and Interview

F News Magazine article by Katrina Kuntz pp 29
Cultural magazine 2005, Chicago
"Drawn to Drawing" -Review

Time Out Chicago issue # 11, article by Madeleine Musser
May 12-19 weekly magazine 2005, Chicago
"Drawn to Drawing" -Review

Milieudefensie article by Michiel Bussink pp 20-21
March monthly magazine 2002, Environmental magazine, The Netherlands
"Klimaatopera" (Climate Opera) -Review and Interview

Uitkrant article by Marion Schrooten pp 9
February 2002 monthly magazine, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
"Achter de schermen bij een moderne opera" (Behind the Scenes of a Contemporary Opera) -Review and Interview

Herald Tribune text by Naomi Lindt 
7-10 en 13-17 February 2002, European newspaper
"The Noahs"

Highlights article by Theodoros Abazis (Greek cultural magazine) pp 34-36
February monthly magazine 2002
"Multimedia Opera" -Review and Interview

Het Parool article by Bart Krieger
02-11-2001 Newspaper, The Netherlands
"Afscheid van het Polderweggebied" (Farewell to the Polderweg Area)-Review and Interview

Polderlicht Catalogue pp.2
published 11 2001

Dwars door de buurt article by Robert de Lange
02- 24- 2001, monthly city newspaper, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Kunst in de metro Nikki Lindt" (Art in the Subway - Nikki Lindt) -Interview

De Echo
01-31-2001, monthly newspaper, The Netherlands
"Metrokunst Nikki Lindt" (Metro Art)

Amsterdams Stadblad Amsterdam
02- 06-2002, The Netherlands
"Ark van Noach en het milieu" (Noah's Ark and the Environment)

Television interview-

Channel AT5 January 2002, The Netherlands
Interview Nikki Lindt'