Nick McPhail is a painter and ceramist that lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Most recently he has held solo exhibitions at Ochi Projects in Los Angeles, Untitled_1983 in Geneva, Switzerland, and Holiday in Los Angeles. He has completed residencies at Untitled_1983 in Geneva, Ochi Gallery in Ketchum, Idaho, 100 West Corsicana in Corsicana, Texas, and in 2017 he was awarded a grant to attend a residency at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. His work has previously been exhibited throughout Los Angeles, Idaho, San Francisco, New York, and Michigan. McPhail is the founder of Half Ceramics and Half Gallery LA, both based out of his Los Angeles studio. McPhail was born in Laingsburg, Michigan.