Nicolas Deshayes (b. 1983, Nancy, France. Lives and works in London.) Nicolas Deshayes studied Sculpture at Chelsea College of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art. Recent solo exhibitions include 'Thames Water', Stuart Shave/Modern Art (2016); ‘Darling, Gutter’, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, (2015); ‘Becoming Soil’, Jonathan Viner Gallery, London (2015); and ‘Crude Oil’, S1 Artspace, Sheffield (2013). In 2015 he participated in group exhibitions at Tate St Ives; Fridericianum, Kassel; Leeds City Art Gallery; Koppe Astner, Glasgow; and NGCA, Sunderland. He was included in ‘British Art Show 8’.