Biography

Education: 1999 First Class Honours (Visual Arts), Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
1995-1997 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts), Curtin University of Technology
1996 Six months study at Institute Technologi Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
Exhibitions: Forthcoming exhibitions (solo)
2010 Go To Hell, Turner Galleries, Northbridge, WA
2009 Blue Australian, Craft ACT

Solo exhibitions
2005 Vestibule, Gallery Indoor, Gotham Studios, Perth, WA
2004 Follies, Plymouth Arts Centre, Devon, England
2001 LOVE ANDREW NICHOLLS, the Verge inc, Perth, WA
1999 Eden, Parler2000, Melbourne, Vic
1998 Foreign Phallus, The Verge inc, Perth, WA

Exhibition history (selected)
2007 Pink, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Perth, WA
Helping Hands, Palm Court Gallery, Perth, WA
2006 De-Function, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
The Devil at the Church, Church Galleries, Northbridge, WA
Someone Shows Something To Someone, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, ACT
You Watch I’ll Dry, Third Drawer Down 5 Year Retrospective, National Design Centre, Melbourne, Vic
Turner Galleries at Melbourne Art Fair, August, 2006
Clare McFarlane & Andrew Nicholls, The Church Gallery, Northbridge, WA
2005 Mine Own Executioner, 10th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibition, Mundaring Arts Centre, WA (November, 2005 followed by Western Australian regional tour, 2006-2007)
Drawn Out, PICA, Perth, WA
Zaishu Project, as part of ANYTIME SOON at the Milan Art Fair Salone del Mobile, Italy
2004 The White Show, The Church Gallery, Claremont, WA
A Matter of Time, 16th Tamworth Textiles Biennial, Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW, followed by national tour, 2004-2006 Spooked 2 – the sequel, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2003 On The Line, Church Gallery, Claremont, WA
Mine Own Executioner, Mundaring Arts Centre, WA
Austr-aliens, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Perth, WA
2002 Spooked, Clinch’s Mill Greenough Hamlet, WA and Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
2001 Uglie Lands, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2000 Endings, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
1999 Minimum Collateral Damage, John Curtin Gallery, Bentley, WA
Queer’Dom PICA, Perth, WA
Eden, Parler2000 Gallerie inc. Melbourne, Victoria (solo)
1998 Re:Body, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA

Curated exhibitions
2006 The Devil at the Church, Church Galleries, Northbridge, WA
2005 Wembley Ware, Excitingly Different! first retrospective of Wembley Ware for the Art Gallery of Western Australia
Woven Forms (Western Australian curator), national basketry survey for Object Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2004 Spooked II for Artrage Festival and Fremantle Festival, 2004
...slip solo exhibition by Pearl Rasmussen for Craftwest and Object Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
2002 Spooked, for the Clinch’s Mill at Greenough Hamlet Residency Program and Moores Building Gallery
Collectors Items, Moores Building, Fremantle (co-curated with Pam Aitken)
2001 Curatorial exchange between AFWA and FOYeR Contemporary Art Space, Hobart, Tasmania (co-curated with Julie Ann Hall and Tiia Covich)
Uglie Customs, Moores Building, Fremantle
2000 futurebodies, cyberscars, Craftwest Gallery, Perth
1999 Queer’Dom, PICA, Perth
1998 UNCENSORED, Moores Building, Fremantle (co-curated with Linda Vujcich for AFWA’s inaugural Emerging Curator’s Project)
Awards/Grants: 2008 Wall drawing for Zekka Boutique, King Street Perth
2006 Arts Development Grant, ArtsWA
2004 New Works Grant (Emerging Category), Australia Council for the Arts
Travel Scholarship, Ian Potter Cultural Trust
2003 Artrage Incubator Funding
2002 Creative Development Fellowship (Emerging Category), ArtsWA Pat Corrigan Artists Grant
Quick Response Funding, ArtsWA, Young People and the Arts
2000 Pat Corrigan Artists Grant VACF Craft Grant
1999 Artflight grant from ArtsWA for solo exhibition in Melbourne
1998 Award for Visual Culture Theory (Honours), Curtin University
1997 Award for Performance and Time-based Work (Third Year) and Award for Visual Culture Theory (Third Year), Curtin University
1995-1997 Tertiary Scholarships from FSWA
1993/1994 Bayswater City Art Scholarship
Bibliography: Forthcoming LOVE ANDREW NICHOLLS, Drawn Works: 1998-2008 (to be launched mid-2008)
2006 Love Song (inaugural edition), published quarterly by Narelle Desmond and Lisa Radford, Melbourne, October 2006 (edition of 150, 30 pp, black and white)
Winners are Grinners - Hijacked Magazine, Issue 004, produced in collaboration with the Winners are Grinners exhibition, Meatmarket, Melbourne, March, 2006 (edition of 220, 125 pp, colour)
2005 Spooked (limited edition catalogue), self-published, Perth, May 2005 (edition of 250, 90 pp, full colour)