Nick Kline is an Associate Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media, Photography Program at Rutgers University-Newark, where he is also founder & director of Shine Portrait Studio, a socially-engaged art project based at Express Newark. Selected solo exhibitions of his work include: Occurrence Gallery, Montreal, Canada, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY, and Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway. Selected group exhibitions include: Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI, Center for Book Arts and Media, Chicago, IL, and Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY. Special Projects include a Printed Matter Inc., Window Installation, New York, NY. Kline’s book The Meeting: On the Life and Work of Karl Spork, was published by Schlebrugge, Vienna, Austria, in 2013. His artists' publications are in numerous permanent collections, including: The Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Getty Research Institute. His project Stripes for St. Joseph was a jury nominated finalist for Installation category for ArtPrize in 2015. Kline was Artist-in-Residence at Artexte, Montreal, Canada, as well as the Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.