Naomi Nicholls

Lives and works in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Selected Exhibitions

Of Colour and Light – Women Abstract Artists Biennial, West End Art Space, Melbourne (Group)

Footscray Art Prize, Melbourne (Group)

Linden New Art, St Kilda, Melbourne (Group)
Affordable Art Fair, Melbourne (Group)
Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art, Montsalvat Barn Gallery (Group)
St Kevin’s Art Show, Toorak, Melbourne (Group)

Fivewalls Projects (Solo exhibition)
Cut it Out, WestEnd Art Space, Melbourne (Solo exhibition)
Emerging Artist Award 2018, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne (Group)
Back in Boundaries, Alternating Current Art Space, Windsor, Melbourne (Solo exhibition)

Women for Women: Making Space, The Artist’s Guild, Docklands, Melbourne (Group)
Places for Paint, Gaffa, Sydney (Solo)
ART150, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne (Group)
The Other Art Fair, Melbourne (Group)

Cluster, Arcade, Footscray (Solo)
The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Newport (Group)
Sheen Slip, Alternating Current Art Space, Melbourne (Solo)
Deliria, Tinning Street Presents, Melbourne (Duo)
Chalk and Cheese, Alternating Current Art Space, Melbourne (Group)
Fast and Slow, Still, The Dirty Dozen, Creative Spaces, Melbourne (Solo)

Immerse, Knox City Council, Melbourne (Group)
Colour in Action, Penang Melay Art Gallery, Penang, Malaysia (Group)
Three in One, Orbital, Melbourne (Group)
onefourfour, The Art Room, Melbourne (Group)
Reaching/Pushing, Trocadero Buildboard, Melbourne

Casper Over/Flowing, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne (Solo)
Radius and Extention, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne (Solo)
Daylesford Group Residency Exhibition, D11 Docklands (Group)
onefourfour – Art in Public Places, Narelle Byrne Gallery, Williamstown (Group)

Graduate Exhibition, Honours, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne (Group)
Hot Mess, D11 @ Docklands (Group)
Luminescence, The Windsor Prize, The Windsor Hotel, Melbourne (Group)
Honours Exhibition, VCA Student Gallery, Melbourne (Group)
Homemade Festival 2013, 12 Peel Street, Collingwood (Group)
Interchange: We’re Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy (Collaboration)
Art in Public Places, The Substation, Newport (Solo), Mason St, Newport (Solo)

New Collectables Auction, First Site Gallery, Melbourne (Group)
The Baddaginnie Run Show, North Melbourne (Group)
Expanded Studio Practice Graduate Exhibition, RMIT University, Melbourne (Group)
Dimensions of Space, First Site Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
Interventions Rejecting the Spectrum, Curtain House, Melbourne (Group)

The Undergraduate, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne (Group)
I am woman, hear me… do housework, First Site Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)

2021 Footscray Art Prize (Finalist)
2019 Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art (Finalist)
2019 St Kevin’s Art Show (Finalist)
2018 Emerging Artist Award 2018 (Finalist)
2016 Substation Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Newport (Finalist)
2015 Immerse Award, category: Exhibition showing strong links to contemporary art trends (Winner)
2013 The Windsor Prize, The Windsor Hotel, Melbourne (Finalist)
2013 Art in Public Places Encouragement Award, Hobsons Bay City Council (Winner)
2013 RMIT Link Arts Funding, RMIT University (Winner)
2012 Gavin Teague Memorial Scholarship, RMIT University (Finalist)
2011 The Undergraduate, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery (Finalist)

Academic Summary
2013 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art) (Honours), Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
2010-2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) (with distinction), RMIT University, Melbourne

2015 to 2019 – Committee member Alternating Current Art Space