2016 - BFA University of Missouri-Columbia


- Photogrvphy Magazine 2016 Grant
- SCAN Tarragona Full Contact Finalist
- Burn Magazine / Fujifilm 2016 Young Talent Award. Runner up
- Magenta Foundation Flash Forward 2016. US Winner
- 1 Year Residency + Scholarship. Fabrica Research Center. Treviso, Italy
- 2015 Aperture Portfolio Prize
- 2015 Lenscratch Student Prize
- First Prize. FOTOGRAFIA - Call For Artists 2015
- Top 50. Stuart Pilkington's 100 Mile Radius Project

Solo Exhibitions

- 2015 Aperture Portfolio Prize Exhibition. Aperture Foundation. New York NY
- This World and Others Like It. University of Missouri - Columbia
- This World and Others Like It. The Neon Heater. Findlay OH

Selected Exhibitions

- Unseen Amsterdam 2017. Aperture Foundation Booth. Amsterdam NL
- Up To Now. Fabrica Photography. IAAD Bologna. Bologna Italy
- Up To Now. Fabrica Photography. Landskrona Foto Festival 2017
- Slide Show. Archive Collective at Front Space. Kansas City, MO
- Uncharted. Athens Photo Festival 2017. Athens Greece
- Notes from Anywhere. Fotografia Europea. Reggio Emilia, Italy
- Habitat. FORMAT International Photo Festival. Derby UK
- (Re)Inventing Nature. FOTODOK Photography Space. Utrecht NL
- Profound Silence. 2016 Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival. Xiamen China
- The Armory Show. New York NY
- FOTOGRAFIA Festival International. Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome. Italy
- Throwing Light / Catching Shadows. Cressman Center for Visual Art. Louisville KY
- Hybrid Forms & Interdisciplinary Practice. Hokin Project. Chicago IL
- Breaking Boundaries VI. Pingyao International Photography Festival. Pingyao China
- The Gardener, The Impostor, The Surface of the Moon. Craft Studio Gallery. Columbia MO
- Der Greif - A Process. Neue Galerie. Höhmannhaus Germany
- Survey of the Plains. University of Kansas Art & Design Gallery. KS
- Virtual Reality. Foundry Art Centre. Saint Louis MO
- Revealing Place. Pittsburgh Filmmakers. PA
- Revealing Place. Bingham Gallery. Columbia MO
- Revealing Place. St. Edwards University Fine Art Gallery. Austin TX

Contributions and Publications

- Back to the Future. FOAM Magazine #49
- Drew Nikonowicz - Notes from Anywhere. A documentary by Mattia Mura
- Up to Now. Fabrica Photography
- Vrij Nederland Magazine
- Interview with Humble Arts Foundation
- A New Nothing conversation with Chase Barnes
- Pothole. Special Collections Press
- Composite Prints of the Universe. Interview. Lomography
- Episode 4: Drew Nikonowicz. Keep the Channel Open. Podcast
- Outer Spaces. Landscape Stories
- Andrew Nikonowicz. Columbia Daily Tribune
- On to the Big Apple. Mizzou Endeavours
- A Tiny Toy Telescope. Places Journal
- This World and Others Like It. Pacific Dissent Magazine
- This World and Others Like It. Interview. Fotografia Magazine
- World 2.0 Conversation. Interview. Magenta Magazine
- Drew Nikonowicz. Interview with Gianpaolo Arena. CALAMITA/À
- This World and Others Like It. Interview. Lensculture
- From Here On. Ain't Bad Magazine
- Der Greif - A Process. Der Greif


- Bowling Green State University School of Art
- University of Missouri-Columbia. Eclipse Symposium. 2017
- Fabrica Research Centre. 2016
- 2015 Medium Festival of Photography San Diego. (Video)
- 2015 Midwest SPE Regional Conference


- Smithsonian National Museum of American History