Nicholas Ives

Born 1979

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)

 

Award & Grants

 

2018     Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (finalist)

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 :

 

2022     Natural Intensities’ Scott Lawrie Gallery, Auckland NZ

2022     Youths Ephemera Vaulted Treasures, Blackartprojects, Melbourne

2021     The Crudes Scott Lawrie Gallery, Auckland NZ

2020     Sunset Roads II : Breaking Dawn Blackartprojects, Melbourne

2020     Sunset Roads Blackartprojects, Melbourne

2019     The Worlds of Quinn Mallory The Vivian, Auckland NZ

2018     New Skin for an Old Ceremony The Vivian, Auckland NZ

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

2016     ‘Smile’ Fort Delta, Melbourne

2015     ‘Moonface’ Stockroom, Kyneton

2014     ‘Holy $#!T’ 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

 

Group :

 

2022   ‘Sensation_22’ Scott Lawrie Gallery, Auckland NZ

2022   ‘Don’t Blame Me, When You’re Train Gets Lost ’ Kingston Arts, Morrabbin

2021     ‘Sydney Contemporary’ Blackartprojects, Sydney

2021     ‘Spring 1883’ Blackartprojects, Melbourne     

2021     ‘Don’t Blame Me, When You’re Train Gets Lost ’ Stockroom, Kyneton

2019     ‘Spring 1883’ The Establishment, Sydney

2019     ‘Towards the Forest’ The Vivian, Auckland NZ

2018     ‘Ghosts of Electricity’ Smoke the Moon, Los Angeles USA

2018     ‘Crocodility’ Bundoora Homestead, Bundoora

2016     ‘Slippery Stories’ Durden & Ray, Los Angeles USA

2016     ‘Slippery Stories’ Strange Neighbour, Melbourne

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

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 Keonig, Melbourne

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     ‘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, TAS

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:

 

‘Natural Intensities’ Catalogue Essay, Andrew Paul Wood, October 2022

Editorial ‘Vault Magazine’ May 2021

‘The Crudes’ Catalogue Essay, Andrew Paul Wood, May 2021

‘For Laughter’s Sake’ Catalogue Essay, Andrew Paul Wood, February 2019

‘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 internationally and throughout Australia.