Naomi Nicholls

Lives and works in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Selected Exhibitions

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

2017
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)

2016
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, Melbourne (Solo)

2015
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

2014
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)

2013
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)

2012
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)

2011
The Undergraduate, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne (Group)
I am woman, hear me… do housework, First Site Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)

Awards/Scholarships/Grants
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

Other
Founding board member Alternating Current Art Space 2015 to present.

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