Nicolas Feldmeyer is a visual artist working across different media, including watercolour, charcoal, installations and 3D renderings. Feldmeyer was born in Switzerland where he completed his architectural studies at ETH Zurich before studying Fine Arts at the San Francisco Art Institute as a Fulbright Fellow and The Slade UCL. He lives in London and is a senior lecturer on the BA Drawing course at Camberwell College of Arts, UAL. His work has been exhibited internationally and is included in the permanent collections of the British Museum and the V&A.


* 1980 in Lausanne, Switzerland, lives in London.    
Represented by Encounter, Lisbon and London.

2010 - 2012    Slade School of Fine Art, MFA in Fine Art (distinction)
2006 - 2007    San Francisco Art Institute, Fulbright Grant
1999 - 2005    ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Zurich, MSc in Architecture

Public Collections
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
British Museum, London
Kupferstich-Kabinett, State Art Collections, Dresden 
MACAM Lisbon
UCL Art Museum, London

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2023    Terrain Vague, Encounter, Lisbon
2018    Beacon, site-specific installation, Hammersmith & Fulham Town Hall, London
2016    Towards the Horizon, site-specific installation, Fanø, Denmark
2015    Lacunae, Art Lacuna Project Space, London
2015    Subliminal Spaces, Maddox Arts, London
2014    mc2 gallery, Milan
2011    Untitled (Crypt), Christ Church Spitalfields, London

Selected Group Exhibitions
2024    Royal Watercolour Society Open, London
2023    Highlights, Encounter, London
2021    Fermata, Encounter at Cromwell Place, London
2021    What Remains, Encounter at Copeland Gallery, London
2021    Drawing Postal Project, SU Gallery, Camberwell College, UAL, London
2020    Shapes in Clouds, Encounter Contemporary, Bury Street, London
2019    Everything Must Go, Assembly Point, London
2019    Border Lines, Maddox Arts, London
2019    Photographs, Sotheby's, London
2018    Five Trillion Times, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou
2018    A History of Drawing, Camberwell Space, UAL, London
2017    No Lemon, No Melon, Flowers Gallery, New York
2017    Artist Rooms, Encounter Contemporary at Copeland Gallery, London
2017    Right Through You, with Miraj Ahmed and Richard Wentworth, Koppel Project, London
2016    Taking Control, Urban Photo Fest, Old Police Station Deptford, London
2016    Romanticism and the Sublime, Lubomirov / Angus-Hughes, London
2016    Paper Moon, Greenbelt Festival, Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK
2016    Exhibition public art projects Rosengarten, Fachstelle Kunst und Bau, Zurich
2016    Märkli. Chair of Architecture at the ETH Zurich 2002-2015, Semester Works, ETH Zurich
2015    Wish You Were Here?, 24 Oct 2015 - 28 Feb 2016 Hestercombe Gallery, Taunton
2015    Perfectionism (Part II), Griffin Gallery, London
2015    Weight for the Showing, curated by Paul Carey-Kent, Maddox Arts, London
2014    Hacking Spaces, Bosse&Baum with Orproject, London
2014    Academy Now I Bologna, Art Defender, Bologna
2013    FreshFaced+WildEyed 2013, The Photographer's Gallery, London

Selected Art Fairs
2024    Arco Lisbon
2023    Art Düsseldorf, Encounter
2021    Photo London 2021 with Encounter, Somerset House, London
2020    London Art Fair, with Encounter Contemporary
2016    Unseen Photo Fair with mc2 gallery, Amsterdam
2016    Art16 Art Fair, with Maddox Arts, London
2015    Photo Basel, with mc2 gallery, Basel
2015    Off-course art fair, with Academy Now and mc2 gallery, Bruxelles
2015    MIA art fair, with mc2 gallery, Milan
2015    Arte Fiera art fair, with mc2 gallery, Bologna
2013    Liste 18, de Appel arts Centre and The Fair Gallery, Basel
Awards and nominations  
2018    Aesthetica Art Prize - longlisted
2016    1st prize public art competition 'Rosengarten' Zurich
2015    Nominated, BNL BNP Paribas Group Award
2015    1st prize public art competition 'Cork Street Mews' London
2015    Nominated, Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts, Trinity College, Cambridge
2013    Lumen Prize Finalist Award
2013    Finalist, FreshFaced+WildEyed 2013, The Photographer's Gallery, London
2012    Winner, Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4's New Sensations 2012
2012    Best Category Prize (Contemporary), East-West Art Award 2012
2012    William Coldstream Prize
2012    Nomination, Land Securities Award
2011    Shortlisted, Bloomberg New Contemporaries
2006-2007    Institution Award, San Francisco Art Institute, USA
2006    Fulbright Grant, USA
2005    Erich Degen Scholarship, ETH Zurich

Teaching Qualifications    
Since 2021    FHEA - Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2019 - 2021    PgCert in Academic Practice, UAL (distinction)
Teaching Positions    
2023 –    Senior Lecturer BA Drawing, Camberwell College, UAL
2023    Visiting Lecturer, Kingston School of Art, Kingston University
2016 – 2023    Associate Lecturer, BA Drawing, Camberwell College, University of the Arts London
2018 – 2019    Short Course Tutor, Central Saint Martins, UAL
Other Teaching Experience    
2013 – 2023    Guest Lecturer, AA School of Architecture
2023    Guest Lecturer, LIS London Interdisciplinary School
2023    Guest Lecturer, ZHAW Winterthur, Architecture
2021    Speaker, Education Conference UAL
2020    Guest Critic Prof. Charbonnet/Heiz, ETH Zurich
2017    Guest Lecturer, Art and Interdisciplinarity: Measuring the World, UCL
2017    Guest Teacher, Newstead Wood School (Sixth-Form College)
2016–2017    Guest Critic, Architectural and Interdisciplinary Studies, Bartlett, UCL
2013–2017    Guest Critic, Architecture, London Metropolitan University
2014    Volunteer, Art Therapy Tutor, Studio Upstairs
2013    Guest critic, Department of Architecture, Cambridge University
2013    Workshop with Hungerford Primary School, Islington Arts Factory
2013    Visiting Artist, West Dean College
2007    Teaching assistant, Critical Theory Seminar, Prof. Jon Lang, San Francisco Art Institute
2003–2004    Teaching Assistant, Contemporary Art History, Prof. P. Ursprung, ETHZ

Board Membership
2021–    Trustee, Swiss Cultural Fund UK

2008–2023    Founder, Architecture in Perspective
2005-2008    Architect at Peter Märkli architect, Zurich
2005-2006    Studio assistant at Lang & Baumann, artists, Burgdorf
2001-2002    Intern at Herzog & deMeuron architects, Basel