about

Constantine Nicholas was born in Perth, Western Australia and lives in Sydney, New South Wales. His works have been exhibited nationally and internationally and can be found in many noted collections and institutions 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 and the Gunnery Studio in Sydney. Major commissions include the millennium mural for Kerry Stokes’ office in Sydney and Suntec City Towers 3 and 4 in Singapore.

Solo Exhibitions

2011- present    Art Words, Instagram

2010     in the cloud, Melbourne VIC

2008     White Cloud Story, Perth Galleries, WA

2007     Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney NSW

2006     a light ozone, SLOT Sydney NSW

2005     Untitled Transactions, Perth Galleries, Perth WA

2004     polynasia, King Street on Burton Gallery, Sydney NSW

2004     endgame, SLOT, Sydney NSW

2003     Off the Map – Studio Show, Sydney NSW

2002     Black Navigation, Gadfly Gallery, Perth WA

2000     Kerry Stokes Offices, Sydney NSW

1998     Delaney Gallery, Perth WA

1996     Transactions lV, Delaney Gallery, Perth WA

1995     Foreign, Delaney Gallery, Perth WA

1995     Crown Land, Parliamentary Grounds, Canberra ACT

1994     Transactions III, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra ACT

1994     Apply Within, Sherman Galleries Artbox, Sydney NSW

1994     Transactions II, Delaney Gallery, Perth WA

1993     A New Order, Artspace Gallery, Sydney NSW

1993     Instructions for Seamen, ROM Gallery, Sydney NSW

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

1992     A New World…, WINDOW Gallery, Sydney NSW

1992     Philosophical Transactions, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra ACT

1991     Transactions, Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney NSW

1990     light, PICA Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, WA

1989     EMR Gallery, Sydney NSW

 

Group Exhibitions

2011      Angel Hair: contemporary West Australian art from the Kerry Stokes collection, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre Gallery & Central Gallery, Perth

2010     About Flowers, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney NSW

2008     Mapping, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney NSW

2007     Cropped, SLOT Gallery, Sydney NSW

2007     Journey 3, Courtenay, Nicholas + Way, ATG Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2007     The Only Constant, ATG Gallery, Melbourne NSW

2006     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery NSW

2006     Macquarie University Year of Physics Art Prize Exhiition, Sydney NSW

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

2005     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery NSW

2005     Summer Show, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney NSW

2004     Miniatures, Perth Galleries, Perth WA

2004     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery NSW

2004     SBS Art Award, Australian Multiculturalism in the 21st Century, Manningham Gallery Doncaster VIC

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

2003     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery NSW

2003     SBS Art Award Exhibition, Federation Square Melbourne VIC

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

2002     Town of Vincent Art Prize Exhibition, WA

1998     Artists Against Racism, PICA, WA

1997     Gold, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo VIC

1996     Colonial Post Colonial, Museum of Modern art, Heide VIC

1996     Banquet, Delaney Gallery, Perth WA

1995     Canberra National Sculpture Forum, Canberra ACT

1995     Generation, Delaney Gallery, Perth WA

1994     ROM MIX, ROM Gallery, Sydney NSW

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

1993     Contemporary Art Fair, University Drill Hall, Canberra ACT

1992     Artseen, NZ Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington NZ

1992     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Council Chambers, Sydney NSW

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

1991     Over East, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery UWA, Perth WA

1991     Microcosm, Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney NSW

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

1990     Selected Artists, EMR Gallery, Sydney NSW

1989     Fresh Art, SH Irwin Gallery, Sydney NSW

1989     Relativity, Works Gallery, Sydney NSW

1989     Eastern States/Western States, Beach Gallery, Perth WA

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

1988     Four 4, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, ACT

1988     No Mans Land, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra ACT

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

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

1986     The Scanned Image, Arts Council Gallery, Canberra ACT

 

Collections

Allens, Arthur, Robinson, Sydney NSW

Art Bank, Sydney NSW

Art Gallery of Western Australia WA

Australian National University ACT

BHP Billiton, Melbourne VIC

Freehills, Sydney NSW

Fremantle City Council, WA

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne VIC

Hugh Jamieson Collection, NSW

James Wolfensohn Collection New York USA

Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth WA

Lowensteins, Sydney

Minter Ellison, Perth WA

Royal Perth Hospital, WA

SBS Australia, Melbourne VIC

University of Western Australia, WA

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

 

Awards/Residencies

2007     Armory Studio Residency, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

2004     NSW Ministry  Studio Residency, The Gunnery, Sydney NSW

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 ACT

 

Commissions

2002    Ruth Levine Design – Northcliffe Apartments, Brisbane QLD

1999    Kerry Stokes Millennium Mural & Invitations, Sydney NSW

1998    Duxton Hotel, Perth WA

1997    Suntec City Mural Towers 1 & 2, Singapore

 

Education

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

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

 

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