2016 - BFA University of Missouri-Columbia
Currently pursuing an MFA

Solo Exhibitions

- A Line in the Sand. Stop-Gap Projects. Columbia MO
- This World and Others Like It. Weitman Gallery. Saint Louis MO
- This World and Others Like It. Alexandre Hogue Gallery. Tulsa OK
- This World and Others Like It. Dieci x Dieci Photo Festival. Gonzaga IT
- This World and Others Like It. SFO Museum. San Francisco CA
- This World and Others Like It. The Neon Heater. Findlay OH
- This World and Others Like It. University of Missouri - Columbia
- 2015 Aperture Portfolio Prize Exhibition. Aperture Foundation. New York NY


This World and Others Like It. Co-published by Yoffy Press & FW:Books
Softcover, 11.5 x 8.5 inches, 102 pages, 800 Copies
    - Juror’s Special Mention - 2019 Paris Photo / Aperture Fnd. First Photobook Award
    - Shortlisted for the 2019 Arles Book Awards, Author Book Award
    - Editors’ Favorite Photobooks of 2019. Lensculture

Selected Exhibitions

- Concentricity - Mizzou SVS Alumni Exhibition. Montminy Gallery. Columbia MO
- Homeland. Brick City Gallery. Missouri State University. Springfield MO
- Open. SE Center for Photography. Greenville SC
- Machine Vision. Candela Gallery. Richmond VA
- National Invitational. Curated by Ariel Pate. University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA
- (De)construction. Candela Gallery. Richmond VA
- A house is a house is a house. FOTODOKS Festival. Munich Germany
- Photography is Dead. Candela Gallery. Richmond VA
- VOTE … St. Louis Artists. VHS Photogalerie. Stuttgart Germany
- On Earth. Le Lieu Unique. Nantes France
- On Earth. FOAM Museum. Amsterdam NL
- Size Matters. Sparks Gallery. San Diego CA
- On Earth. FOAM Museum at Rencontres d’Arles 2019. Arles France
- This World and Others Like It. Monaco Project Space. Saint Louis MO
- Pixel. Granite City Art and Design District. IL
- 2018 MASSart Auction. Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston MA
- 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. 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


- 2022 Silver List. Silver Eye Center for Photography
- PDN's 30 2019
- Photography 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

Contributions and Publications

- Visual ASMR. VOSTOK Magazine
- This World and Others Like It. Musee Magazine
- Drew Nikonowicz: This World and Others Like It. American Suburb X
- Omnivorous image-maker - Drew Nikonowicz. It’s Nice That
- 50 Stellar Photos of Outer Space. Vice Magazine
- ISSUE TWO // the THERE, THERE quarterly. THERE, THERE Now
- Interview and Feature. Photo-Emphasis
- Seeing is Believing. Curated by Drew Nikonowicz. Lenscratch
- What a 3D-Printed Vintage Camera can Show You About Fake News. Kickstarter
- Back to the Future. FOAM Magazine #49
- Financial Times Magazine Photo Commission.
- 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
- Der Greif - A Process. Der Greif

Visiting Artist / Lectures / Workshops

- Build your own 4x5 Workshop. Aperture Foundation. New York NY
- Tulsa University. Tulsa OK
- Camera Building Workshop. Lillstreet Art Center. Chicago IL
- Lillstreet Art Center. Chicago IL
- Sam Fox School of Art and Design, Washington University. Saint Louis MO
- University of Missouri-Columbia. School of Visual Studies. Columbia MO
- Art Tech Meetup 07. Saint Louis MO
- University of Cincinnati School of Art. Cincinnati OH
- 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 CA
- 2015 Midwest SPE Regional Conference


- Huis Marseille, Museum for Photography
- FOAM Photography Museum
- Smithsonian National Museum of American History