Nick Olsen
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curriculum vitae

Name

Nick Olsen

Email

olsen4art@hotmail.com

Web

www.nickolsen.com

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Works

Brisbane

Education

1986-89 - Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts, Academy of the Arts, QUT

 

Gallery representation

 Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane
 Art2Muse gallery, Sydney
Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London

Individual exhibitions

2019 - Beach people - The Gallery, Perigian Beach.

2018- Streets of our town - Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2017- New Painting - Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2016- TownGirl- TrafficJam Gallery, Sydney

2015  - Streets Of Our Town - Brisbane Modern Art

2013 - New Painting - Blank-Space Gallery, Sydney

2012 - Scotland and London (ROSL Residency) - OXO Gallery, London

2010 - 'Road Trip' Doggett St Studio
2010 - The Water Paintings,Blank_Space Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney
2008 - Close to Home, Doggett St Studios
2007 - Caravans and houses, Doggett St Studios, Brisbane
2006 - Recent Painting, Doggett St Studios, Brisbane

2005 - Architectonic, Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
2004 - From A to B , Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
2003 - Town & Country, Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
2002 - todayland, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
2001 - Still Life/Cityscape, Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
2000 - Skyline 1999, Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
1999 - Cityscapes, Space 42, West End, Brisbane
1998 - City Silouhettes, Doggett Street Studios
1997 - Views from the Freeway, Doggett Street Studios
1997 - Urban Landscapes, Australian Perspectives Gallery
1996 - Recent Painting, Australian Perspectives Gallery
1995 - Recent Painting and Drawing, Australian Perspectives Gallery
1994 - Urban Landscape, Doggett Street Studios

Selected group exhibitions

2017- Scenes of our City- Brisbane Museum Gallery.

2015- New Artists showcase - TrafficJam Gallery, Sydney.

2013 - ART/LIFE, Selected work from the Shane Thompson Bequest

2012 - ROSL Scholars annual exhibition, OXOgallery, London

2011 - Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London

2011 - Brisbane Boys Grammar Art Show ( Feature Artist)

2010 - Doggett st Studios Christmas Exhibition, Brisbane

2010 - Brisbane Boys Grammar Art Show

2009 - Doggett St Studios Christmas Exhibition

2009 - Brisbane Boys Grammar Art Show

2009 - Tattersalls Art Prize Exhibition, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane
2008 - Tattersalls Art Prize Exhibition, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane
2008 - 'Small Worlds', Ipswich Regional Gallery
2008 - 'Metropolis', Kiln Gallery, Brisbane
2008 - 'Urban', flipbook Gallery, Brisbane
2007 - 'Last Stand', Flipbook Gallery, Brisbane
2006 - 'Fifteen Artists', Redcliffe regional Gallery
2005 - Christmas Exhibition, Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
2004\05-'Flying High',Ipswich Regional Art Gallery
2004 - Crows nest Regional gallery sculpture award.
2004 - Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art-Selected.
2004 - Rubbish: recycling as art,Global Arts Link,Ipswich
2003 - Australian High Court Centenary Art Prize Exhibition
2003 - Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art-Selected
2002 - Christmas Exhibition, Doggett Street Studios
2002 - Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art-Selected
2001 - Christmas Exhibition, Doggett Street Studios
2000 - Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art-Selected
2000 - Christmas Exhibition, Doggett Street Studios
1999 - Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art-Selected
1999 - Selected Artists, Smith & Stonely Galleries, Brisbane
1998 - Christmas Exhibition, Doggett Street Studios
1998 - Christmas Exhibition, Doggett Street Studios
1997 - Urban Urban, Space 42,West End ,Brisbane
1997 - Five Brisbane Artists, Australian Perspectives Gallery
1996 - The Big Deal, Doggett Street Studios

Scholarships

Royal Overseas League Travelling Scholarship 2011

Awards

Finalist - Marie Ellis drawing prize 2019

Finalist - Moreton Bay Art Prize 2019

Finalist- Gold Coast Art prize - 2017

Finalist - Paddington Art Prize - 2016

Finalist - Brisbane Rotary Club Art Prize 2015

Finalist - Gold Coast Art Prize 2013Selected

 Pine Rivers Art Prize 2010
Finalist - Tattersalls Art Prize 2009
Finalist- Tattersalls Art Prize 2008
Brisbane Rotary Club Art Award-First Prize,Painting-2007
Finalist - Redcliffe Regional Gallery Aquisitive Award -2006
Pullenvale Art Show - First Prize,-2005
Australian High Court Centenary Art Prize - Finalist 2003
Gold Coast City Gallery Art Prize - Selected
Nudgee College Art Show -First Prize- 2001
Nudgee College Art Show - Highly Commended - 1999
Churchie Art Prize Old Boys Award, 1994
Nudgee College Art Prize, Highly Commended, 1999

Public Collections

Gold Coast Art Gallery

QUT ARTMUSEUM

Global Arts Link-Ipswich Regional Gallery
CalArts Collection-Los Angeles School of Arts
Crows Nest Regional Gallery

Redcliffe Regional Gallery

 

 

Corporate Collections

Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Wesley Hospital Art Foundation, Brisbane
J. Crew Collection, New York, USA
Pacific Coal, Brisbane
Mater Hospital,Brisbane
BHP Brisbane
Theiss Corp

Macquarie Bank

Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Commissions

 

Australian High Court Centenary Art Award,Canberra - 2003
Stuartholme School-Brisbane,2004
Queensland Art Gallery - "Made for this world-Contempory art and the places we live" Box City Workshop, 16th jan 2006

Sunshine Coast University Hospital - 2016

Artist-in-Residencies

Royal Overseas League Travelling Scholarship - 2011 (London, Scotland)

The Ipswich Regional Gallery - 2008
The Stuartholme School

Selected Publications

Sunday Mail - March 2017 ( Fiona Purdon)

Courier Mail - Oct 2015 ( Phil Brown)

Australian Art Monthly-July 2003
Courier Mail- Sept 1 2005
Courier Mail- July 15th 2006
Courier Mail- July 16th 2007

Catalogues

Sunshine Coast University Hospital catalogue.

Mater Womens Hospital collection catalogue