Nicholas Ives

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

nicholas_ives@yahoo.com

 

Education:

2003 – 2005 Masters of Fine Art (Research) Monash University

1998 – 2001 Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) Monash University (Hons)

 

Award & Grants

2016    ArtBox Commission (recipient)

2015    Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (finalist)

2015    Ronald Greenaway Artist Commission (recipient), Town Hall Gallery Hawthorn

2013    Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (semi-finalist)

 

Exhibitions : Solo (selected):

2017    ‘An arbitrary device in the belly of a whale’ Fort Delta, Melbourne

2016    ‘Smile’ Fort Delta, Melbourne

2015    ‘MoonFace’ Stockroom, Kyneton

2014    ‘Holy $#!✞!’ Rubicon ARI, Nth Melbourne

2011    ‘I am flying through boundless space’ Paradise Hills, Richmond

2010    ‘In Anticipation of Rotten Teeth’ Trocadero, Footscray

2009    ‘A River of Dead Men’ SUB12, Substation Newport

2009    ‘Escaping The Cage’ Shifted, Richmond

2006    ‘Looking at Things’ Viewing Space, Melbourne

2005    ‘Semantics, Pranks & Acrobatics’ Faculty Gallery, Monash University

 

Exhibitions : Group (selected)

2017    ‘Summer 40’ Rubicon, Nth Melbourne

2016    ‘Slippery Stories’ Strange Neighbour, Melbourne | Durden and Ray, Los Angeles USA

2015    ‘Umbelliferous Portraits’ (with Michael Vale) Rubicon ARI, Nth Melbourne

2015    ‘Other Side’ Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

2015    ‘Ronald Greenaway – Artist and his world’ Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn

2015    ‘Future Process’ Artereal Gallery, Rozelle NSW

2015    ‘So Much Staying Alive and Lovelessness’ Tristian Koenig Gallery, Collingwood

2014    ‘Either Side’ James Makin Gallery, Collingwood

2014    ‘Through a Hole in the Sky’  Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda

2014    ‘Street and Art Collide’ Shoalhaven Art Centre, Nowra NSW

2014    ‘Lateral Liminal’  Monday Week, Carlton

2013    ‘Limits of Likeness’ Rubicon ARI, Nth Melbourne

2013    ‘Static Shift’  James Makin Gallery, Collingwood

2012    ‘Dark Matter_Dark Energy’ Stockroom, Kyneton

2012    ‘Skin : Contemporary Portrait Exhibition’ Poimena Gallery, Launceston, TAS

2012    ‘Us and Them’ Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne

2011    ‘The Rest is Silence’ Death Be Kind, Brunswick

2010    ‘Kings x Kings’ Kings ARI, Melbourne

2010    ‘The Outsider’ Trocadero, Footscray

2009    ‘Off The Wall’ Exhibition Buildings, Carlton

 

Publications:

‘Under the Radar’ Australian Art Collector, June 2016

‘Around the Galleries’ Dan Rule, The Age, Melbourne, October 3, 2015

‘Puny Humans’ Self Published 2013

‘The Rest is Silence’ Death Be Kind 2009-2011, E.Richardson, C.Lambe 2011

‘Welcome to Paradise’ Paradise Hills Gallery 2011

 

Collections:

Works held in Private collections throughout Australia.

 

Nicholas Ives

lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

 

 

Education:

2003 – 2005 Masters of Fine Art (Research) Monash University

1998 – 2001 Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) Monash University (Hons)

 

Awards and Grants (selected)

2015 Finalist, Doug Moran Portrait Prize, Juniper Hall, Sydney

2015 Recipient, Ronald Greenaway Artist Commission, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn

 

Exhibitions Solo :

2015 ‘MoonFace’ Stockroom, Kyneton

2014 ‘Holy $#!✞!’ Rubicon ARI, Nth Melbourne

2013 ‘Puny Humans’ Book of Drawings, Prints, Blender Studios, Melbourne

2011 ‘I am flying through boundless space’ Paradise Hills, Richmond

2010 ‘In Anticipation of Rotten Teeth’ Trocadero, Footscray

2009 ‘A River of Dead Men’ SUB12, Substation Newport

2009 ‘The Waiting Room’ The Owl & The Pussycat

2009 ‘Escaping The Cage’ Shifted, Richmond

2006 ‘Looking at Things’ Viewing Space, Melbourne

2005 ‘Semantics, Pranks & Acrobatics’ Faculty Gallery, Monash University

2004 ‘New Works’ Atrium Gallery, Monash University

 

Exhibitions Group :

2015 ‘Umbelliferous Portraits’ Rubicon ARI, Nth Melbourne

2015 ‘The Other Side’ Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

2015 ‘Ronald Greenaway – Artist and his world’ Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn

2015 ‘Future Process’ Artereal Gallery, Rozelle NSW

2015 ‘So Much Staying Alive and Lovelessness’ Tristian Koenig Gallery, Collingwood

2015 ‘Sound & Vision’ Mojo Records, Sydney. NSW

2014 ‘Annual Blender Studios exhibition’  Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne

2014 ‘Either Side’ James Makin Gallery, Collingwood

2014 ‘Through a Hole in the Sky’  Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda  (Upcoming)

2014 ‘Street and Art Collide’ Shoahaven Art Centre, Nowra NSW

2014 ‘Lateral Liminal’  Monday Week, Carlton

2013 ‘Small Works’  James Makin Gallery, Collingwood

2013 ‘Static Shift’  James Makin Gallery, Collingwood

2012 ‘Annual Blender Studios exhibition’  Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne

2012 2nd Birthday Fundraiser Paradise Hills, Richmond

2012 ‘A selection of Blender artists’ Motorworks Gallery, Melbourne Grammar

2012 ‘Dark Matter_Dark Energy’ Stockroom, Kyneton

2012 ‘Confine’  Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne

2012 ‘Skin : Contemporary Portrait Exhibition’ Poimena Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania

2012 ‘Us and Them’ Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne

2011 1st Birthday Fundraiser Paradise Hills, Richmond

2011 Belle Arti Prize Chapman & Bailey, Abbotsford

2011 ‘The Rest is Silence’ Death Be Kind, Brunswick

2010 ‘Kings x Kings’ Kings ARI, Melbourne

2010 ‘The Outsider’ Trocadero, Footscray

2009 Gallery Launch The Owl & The Pussycat, Richmond

2009 Dappled Cities Listening Party Richmond

2009 Off The Wall Exhibition Buildings, Carlton

2008 Seventh Gallery Fundraiser Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy

2008 ‘Bus:Pass’ Fundraiser Bus Gallery, Melbourne

2008 ‘ANL Maritime Art Prize’ Mission to Seafarers, Docklands

2008 ‘New Directions’ Karstens Gallery at QC, Melbourne

2008 ‘Real Estate’ Edward St, Brunswick

2008 ‘Headset/Mindset’ The Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn

2007 ‘ANL Maritime Art Prize’ Mission to Seafarers, Docklands

2005 ‘New Works’ Circus Bar, Prahran

2004 ‘Neoteric Atmosphere’ The Foundry, Fitzroy

2003 ‘Stir’ Gamma Space, Melbourne

2002 ‘New Emerging Artists’ Mira Fine Art, Melbourne

2002 ‘Repetition’ Red Box Gallery, Collingwood

2002 ‘Gallery Launch’ Red Box Gallery, Collingwood

2001 ‘Price Check On Fresh Produce’ Monash University, (HONS)

2000 ‘Fast Lane Exit’ Monash University

 

Publications:

‘Around the Galleries’ Dan Rule, The Age, Melbourne, October 3, 2015

‘Puny Humans. Drawings by Nicholas Ives’, Self Published 2013.

‘The rest is silence’ Death Be Kind 2009-2011, E.Richardson, C.Lambe 2011.

‘Welcome to Paradise’, Paradise Hills Gallery 2011.
 
‘Art touches on human senses’, Progress Press, April 14 2006

 

Collections:

Works held in Private collections throughout Australia.