"My paintings examine the relationship between what is measurable
and the ethereal.  Combining my deep interest in the mysterious and
the space, forms, and light qualities found in architecture, my work
explores the tension that is created between these two seemingly
contradictory worlds."  
  - Erik Niemann


Erik has been painting professionally since January 2002.  Erik's paintings are collected
throughout 18 US states as well as Australia, Mexico, Tunisia and Hong Kong.

Between September 2008 and May 2010, three of Erik’s paintings were on display inside
the United States Embassy in Dili, East Timor through the Art in Embassies program of the
US State Department.

Erik has a Bachelors of Architecture degree from the University of Kansas (1995) and also
studied one year in Copenhagen, Denmark for study abroad, and a year at graduate school
at the Architectural Association in London, England.

Please make an appointment to visit his art studio in downtown Fresno, California.  
Copyright 2002-2020 Erik Niemann
SELECTED EXHIBITS

KMG Real Estate Finance solo show, Sacramento, California - 2019, 2020

The Sacred Journey  solo show, Spring Lake Village, Santa Rosa, California - 2019

Under the Buck pub
solo show, San Francisco, California - 2018, 2019

Lymelight Foundation Dart for Art, Burlingame, California - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Variations of Abstract, Lawler House Gallery, Suisun City, California - 2018

54th NorCal Reginal Juried Art Show, Solano Town Center Gallery, Fairfield, California - 2017

ArtSpan San Francisco Open Studios, Far Out Gallery, San Francisco, California - 2016

Farmers Insurance Ruth Stroup Agency
solo show, Oakland, California - 2016

Intero Real Estate
solo show, Sacramento, California - 2016

Verge Open Studios solo show, Sacramento, California - 2015, 2016, 2017

Show Me Your Color, Jingletown Art Studios, Oakland, California - 2015

Architect of the Soul II, Dogpatch Cafe, San Francisco, California - 2014

Dunnigan Realtors Annual Art Show, Sacramento, California - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Passports to World Arts, Harper Alumni Center at Sacramento State Univ., Sacramento, California - 2013

RAW Artist group evening event, Sacramento, California - 2013

FLOW: A Decade of Paintings  solo show, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Oakland, California - 2012

Color Space Thirst  solo show, Spice Monkey Restaurant, Oakland, California - 2011

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California - 2011

Cock-A-Doodle Café
solo show, Oakland, California - 2010

ArtSpan San Francisco Open Studios, Gate House, Ft. Mason, San Francisco, California - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

7th Session of the Monastir International Arts Festival, Monastir, Tunisia - 2009

United States State Department Art in Embassies, US Embassy Dili, East Timor 2008, 2009, 2010

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
solo show, Emeryville, California - 2008

Art from the Heart, Piedmont Community Church, Piedmont, California - 2008

Deep  solo show, Moshin Vineyards, Healdsburg, California - 2008

John Mark Salon
solo show, San Francisco, California - 2008

Form and Space solo show, Albatross Pub, Berkeley, California - 2008

SFMOMA Artist Gallery Warehouse Sale, San Francisco, California - 2008

Deep & Dreamy 2  solo show, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Alameda, California - 2007

Rhythm & Grooves, Luka's Taproom, Oakland, California - 2007

C'era Una Volta restaurant
solo show, restaurant, Alameda, California - 2006

Best of America! 2005, 15th Annual National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Osage Beach, Missouri - 2005

Art for the Remnant solo show, Urban Breath Yoga Arts, St. Louis, Missouri - 2005

New West Coast Paintings solo show, D-Zine Hair and Art Studio, St. Louis, Missouri - 2005

Blessings & Liberty solo show, Northwest Heathcare Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri - 2004

Deep & Dreamy  solo show, Downtown Now, St. Louis, Missouri - 2004

Best of America! 2003, 13th Annual National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Osage Beach, Missouri - 2003

The Abstracts, Overland Park Arts Commission Juried Show, Overland Park, Kansas - 2003

One Year in St. Louis  solo show, St. Louis, Missouri - 2003

17th Annual Juried Art Exhibit, John G. Blant Center for the Arts, Michigan City, Indiana - 2002





PUBLICATIONS

Alameda Magazine, May-June 2011

American Artist magazine, December 2008

Lake Lifestyles (Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri)  May-June, 2004

St. Louis Design Magazine,  March 2004

Vital Voice, December 12-25,  2003
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