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Artist – Creator | 27 solo exhibitions | 44 group exhibitions | Public Art Collections AUS, NZ, US, EMEA

Constantine Nicholas’ works have been exhibited nationally and internationally, and can be found in many noted collections across Australia and overseas –  including the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Australian National University, Kerry Stokes Collection and BHP Billiton. Many of his works have been selected for major art prizes and his awards include the Australia Council’s, New York studio in 1993, and the Gunnery Studio in Sydney, 2007. Major commissions include the millennium mural for Kerry Stokes’ office in Sydney, 2000 and Suntec City Towers 3 and 4 in Singapore. The artist was born in Perth, Western Australia and lives in Sydney, New South Wales.

Art Collections

Allens Arthur Robinson, Sydney | Art Bank, Sydney | Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth | Australian National University, Canberra | BHP Billiton, Melbourne | Freehills, Sydney | Fremantle City Council | Grand Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne | Hugh Jamieson Collection | James Wolfensohn Collection, New York | Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth | Lowensteins, Sydney | Minter Ellison, Perth | Royal Perth Hospital | SBS Australia, Melbourne | University of Western Australia, Perth

Private Collections –  Australia, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, USA

Line Forms – Begin 2022

Exhibitions

2022 Line Forms Begin, FormFunction.xyz

2022 Art Lines, Concord Library, Sydney

2021    Art Lines, OpenSea Oncyber Gallery

2021 Artwords Selections

2012: Artwords Project to 2019, Instagram

2010    In the cloud, Private Show, Melbourne

2008     White Cloud Story, Perth Galleries

2007     In the sky, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney

2006     a light ozone, SLOT Sydney

2005     Untitled Transactions, Perth Galleries, Perth

2004     polynasia, King Street on Burton Gallery, Sydney

2004     endgame, SLOT, Sydney

2003     Off the Map – Studio Show, Sydney

2002     Black Navigation, Gadfly Gallery, Perth

2000     Millenium, Kerry Stokes Offices, Sydney

1998     Delaney Gallery, Perth

1996     Transactions lV, Delaney Gallery, Perth

1995     Foreign, Delaney Gallery, Perth

1995     Crown Land, Parliamentary Grounds, Canberra

1994     Transactions III, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra

1994     Apply Within, Sherman Galleries Artbox, Sydney

1994     Transactions II, Delaney Gallery, Perth

1993     A New Order, Artspace Gallery, Sydney

1993     Instructions for Seamen, ROM Gallery, Sydney

1992     A Seaman’s Journal, Treasury Rooms, Fremantle Town Hall

1992     A New World..., WINDOW Gallery, Sydney

1992     Philosophical Transactions, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra

1991     Transactions, Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

1990     light, PICA Perth Institute of Contemporary Art,

1989     light, EMR Gallery, Sydney

Ever Ready – light at EMR Gallery Sydney 1989

Group Exhibitions

2022 NFT Expoverse Gallery, Los Angeles 29-31 July

2022     Antipodean Pallette: Art Trail in Brunswich, Melbourne

2011     Angel Hair: Art from the Kerry Stokes collection, Mandurah Arts Centre Gallery, Perth

2010     About Flowers, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney

2008     Mapping, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney

2007     Cropped, SLOT Gallery, Sydney

2007     Journey 3, ATG Gallery, Melbourne

2007     The Only Constant, ATG Gallery, Melbourne

2006     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery

2006     Macquarie University Year of Physics Art Prize Exhiition, Sydney

2006     Conrad Jupiter’s Art Prize Exhibition, Gold Coast City Art Gallery

2005     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery

2005     Summer Show, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2004     Miniatures, Perth Galleries, Perth

2004     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery

2004     SBS Art Award, Federation Square, Melbourne

2004 Australian Multiculturalism in the 21st Century, Manningham Gallery Doncaster

2003     Conrad Jupiters Art Prize Exhibition, Gold Coast City Art Gallery

2003     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery

2003     SBS Art Award Exhibition, Federation Square Melbourne

2002     Conrad Jupiters Art Prize Exhibition, Gold Coast City Art Gallery

2002     Town of Vincent Art Prize Exhibition,

1998     Artists Against Racism, PICA,

1997     Gold, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo

1996     Colonial Post Colonial, Museum of Modern art, Heide

1996     Banquet, Delaney Gallery, Perth

1995     Canberra National Sculpture Forum, Canberra

1995     Generation, Delaney Gallery, Perth

1994     ROM MIX, ROM Gallery, Sydney

1993     Sulman Art Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

1993     Contemporary Art Fair, University Drill Hall, Canberra

1992     Artseen, NZ Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington

1992     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Council Chambers, Sydney

1991     Moet & Chandon Art Prize Exhibition, Touring State Galleries in Australia

1991     Over East, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery UWA, Perth

1991     Microcosm, Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

1990     Art Dock: Exposition D’Art Contemporain Australien, Noumea

1990     Selected Artists, EMR Gallery, Sydney

1989     Fresh Art, SH Irwin Gallery, Sydney

1989     Relativity, Works Gallery, Sydney

1989     Eastern States/Western States, Beach Gallery, Perth

1988     Moet & Chandon Art Prize Exhibition, Touring State Galleries iin Australia

1988     Four 4, Canberra Contemporary Art Space

1988     No Mans Land, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra

1987     National Art Award, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Canberra

1987     Salon Coda: The Making of History, Bitumen River Gallery, Canberra

1986     The Scanned Image, Arts Council Gallery, Canberra

Untitled-(jamescook)
James Cook (BHP Biliton Collection)

Education

1989     Graduate Diploma in Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney

1987     Bachelor of Arts (Visual), Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra

Awards/Residencies

2007     Armory Studio Residency, Sydney Olympic Park

2004     NSW Ministry Studio Residency, The Gunnery, Sydney

2003     NAVA Marketing Grant Scheme for NSW Artists

1993     Australia Council Studio Residency Grant – Greene Street New York, USA

1992     NAVA Marketing Grant Scheme for NSW Artists

1988     Australia Council VACB, Project Grant, Sydney

1988     Arts Development Grant, Canberra

Commissions

2002    Ruth Levine Design – Northcliffe Apartments, Brisbane

1999    Kerry Stokes Millennium Mural & Invitations, Sydney

1998    Duxton Hotel, Perth

1997    Suntec City, Towers 1 & 2, Singapore