Nikolas Burkhart received his B.A. in Studio Art from Hope College in 2009 and has since been making artwork in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to offering contemplative images, Nikolas’s artistic practice encourages a spirit of collaboration between artists and “non-artists.” His aim is simple; help all people to make and enjoy art. Nikolas has been greatly influenced by agriculture, graffiti, public transportation systems, Abstract Expressionism, theology, poetry and contemporary dance.