Born in Huddersfield, Nick Sykes graduated from Liverpool John Moores Fine Art School in 1995. Since then he has continued to paint from his Liverpool studio, building a burgeoning reputation on the North West art scene.
Since graduation Nick has exhibited both nationally and internationally; locations include London, Dublin, Munich and New York. He has presented work and curated for the Liverpool based Parking Space Gallery which he successfully co-founded in 1998. He was subsequently invited to curate for the Liverpool Independent section of the Liverpool Biennale 2002 and also has been a visiting lecturer for Liverpool Community College.
His work is also held in various esteemed corporate collections including A P Kearney and private collections, including those of designer Paul Smith, chef Raymond Blanc and writer Alan Bleasedale.
Nick has recently moved to Manchester and continues to paint in his studio .He has also shown to critical acclaim with his solo exhibition Chasing Tigers With Frank, at the Liverpool Biennial.
Nick is also Senior Handling Technician at National Museums Liverpool. .