Nicholas Nyland has been included in exhibitions throughout the Pacific Northwest region including the Tacoma Art Museum and Bellevue Arts Museum, and has presented public projects at the Olympic Sculpture Park and ALL RISE, Seattle. Nyland is represented by Linda Hodges Gallery in Seattle, where a recent solo exhibition was on view in January 2019. Exhibitions outside the region include the 2018 solo exhibition at Bradley University Gallery in Peoria, IL. Nyland received an Artist Trust Fellowship in 2008 and was a finalist for the 2013 Contemporary Northwest Art Award. Recent residencies include stays at the Vermont Studio Center; Ash St Project, Portland and Chateau Orquevaux, France.