Barbara Nicholls lives in the UK and works in studios in London and Bollington, Cheshire

                                                                                    

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2019         Sedimentärer Fluss Städtisches Museum- Galerie im Centrum-Wesel, Germany

                      Barbara Nicholls The Turnpike Gallery, Leigh

    2018         Grosse Watercolours Turps Gallery, London

    2017         Sedimentary Flow The New Art Gallery, Walsall

    2015         Geological Influence Clarence Mill Bollington

    2013         Amalgam Tourhaus Rombergpark Dortmund Germany

                      Telpost Millingen ann de Rhjn Netherlands

                      Residue  Colart London

    2011         Turnaround  Pavillon am Milchhof Berlin Germany

    2010         And In Berlin Central Space London

                      Emerge AVA University of East London

    2009         Beneath Berlin Milchhof Berlin Germany

    2008         Borders Codes and Crossings A.P.T Gallery London

    2006         Darkness to Light  AVA London

    2005         Characters of Fire Electric Cinema & Gate Cinema London

                      Quarry Parfitt Gallery London UK

    2002         City Movements Lyric Square London

    2001         What Passing-Bells  Stockport War Memorial and Art Gallery

    2000         War and Remembrance East London Gallery, London

    1999         Humanscape Kings College Hospital London

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2020         The Collectors Room JGM Gallery, London

    2019         Recent Acquisitions Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany

                      Earthworks JGM Gallery London 

                      Testing Unit 3 London

    2018         Lakebed Concordia Gallery Sydney Australia

                     10 Jähringen Kunstverein Kleve Germany

                      Lakebed Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery NSW Australia

                      Testing 1>2 Unit 3 London 

    2016         Halve Bunder  Millingen aan de Rijn, Netherlands

    2015         Et in Arcadia Ego: Welchaos & Idlle  Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany

    2014         Flat Files Pierogi Gallery New York USA

                      Industry PAPER Gallery Manchester

                      Control  ArToll Bedburg Hau Germany

                      Water + Colour  Griffin Gallery London

    2013         Afterimage Emerson Gallery Berlin Germany (co curator with Karen

                      Roulstone)

                      Fort Pannerden Doornenburg Netherlands

    2012         Dok25a Düsseldorf Germany

                      In Front of Behind ArToll Bedburg-Hau Germany

                      Projektraum-bahnhof25 Kleve Germany

                      Specular KARST Plymouth

    2010         Borderlines  Artoll Bedburg-Hau Germany

    2009         Chasing Flames  Turn Berlin Berlin Germany

    2006         Arcadia Orleans House London

    2005         Anywhere in the World ICA London

                     Site Lines  Croydon Town Centre London

    2004        Tectonic Portobello Film Festival

    2000        The Trench Imperial War Museum London

                     Conflict Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

                     Siteworx Westbourne Studios London

                     Siteworx Bay 67 London

                     Religion Art & War Salon des Arts London

                     Last Stop  Strand Underground Station. London

                     California State University, Northridge USA

                     Watts Tower Arts Centre, California USA

                     Self Help Graphics, California USA

                     Three Artists Cremer Street Gallery, London

    1998        Ethereal Central Point Gallery, London

                     Greengate Gallery, University of East London

                     Contingent Lots Riverside Studios London

                     London Print Workshop, London

                     Museu de Arte Brasilerira – FAAP Sao Paolo. Brazil

                     Museu de Arte Do Rio Grande Do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

                     Fundacao Cultural de Curitiba Brazil

                     MAC Midlands Arts Centre Birmingham

                     Morley Gallery. London

                     London Print Studio

                     Stichting Grfisch Atelier, Utrecht the Netherlands

                     The Open South London Gallery

                     Café Gallery Open Café Gallery London

    COLLECTIONS

    Public:     Museum Kurhaus Kleve Germany

                     The New Art Gallery Walsall

                     Kings College Hospital London

        

    Private:   New York, Connecticut, London, Germany, France, Iran

    ARTISTS AWARDS

    2014         Arts Council England Individual Artist R&D Award

    2011         Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Individual Artist Award

    2009         Arts Council England Individual Artist Award

    2004         West Way Development Trust  Artist Award

                      Oppenheim John Downes Memorial Trust Artist Award

                      Eaton Fund for Artists  Artist Award

    1997         Campden Charities Artist Award

    RESIDENCIES

    2020         Stiftung zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Kunst    Germany

    2019         Stiftung zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Kunst    Germany

                      The Turnpike Gallery, Leigh                                       UK

    2018         Stiftung zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Kunst    Germany

    2017         Stiftung zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Kunst    Germany

    2016         Stiftung zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Kunst    Germany

    2016         Mungo World Heritage Site NSW                             Australia

    2016         Telpost. Millingen ann Rijn                                        Netherlands

    2014         Control ArTolll co organiser with Matthijs Muller  Germany

    2013         Telpost. Millingen ann Rijn                                        Netherlands

    2012         Winsor and Newton London                                     UK

    2012         ArToll Bedburg-Hau                                                    Germany

    2010         ArToll Bedburg-Hau                                                    Germany

    2009         Ateliergemeinschaft, Milchhof e.V.Berlin                Germany

    1994         British Council                                                             Brazil

    1992         MMU (formerly Manchester Polytechnic)               UK

    BIBLIOGRAPHY- reviews, articles and essays

    2020   Kirwan-Taylor, Helen, Class and Staff The Times (11.02.20)

    2019   Kruck, Johannes, Fleißende Farben folgen dem Fluss im Museum in Wesel 

                NRZ (29.05.19)

                Ferguson, Susan, Barbara Nicholls Northern Soul (03.07.19)

                Mutch, James, Artist draws inspiration from Leigh's Heritage Leigh Journal  (26.05.19)

                Bolivar, Juan, Earthworks Exhibition catalogue essay JGM Gallery London (13.03.19)

    2018   Roulstone, Karen  On Barbara Nicholls Turps Banana Edition #20

    2017   Clark, Robert, The New Art Gallery Walsall Guardian Guide (05.08.17)

                Averty, Jack, The New Art Gallery exhibits Monumental Watercolours by Barbara                             Nicholls Express and Star (14.08.17)

                Roberts, Emily, Outback Icons Inspire Art  The Barrier Daily Truth (24.11.17)

                O'Reilly, Liz Lakebed  Exhibition catalogue Broken Hill Art Gallery Australia

                10 Art Exhibitions to see in August Royal Academy Magazine (01.08.17)

                 Nijtmans, Anne, Volgende rondje buitenkunst  De Gelderlander (09.03.17)

                 Holman, Martin, Sedimentärer Fluss monograph

                 Black Dog Publishing (01.07.17)

                 Holman, Martin, Sedimentary Flow monograph

                 Black Dog Publishing (01.07.17)

    2016    Wouters, Lisette, Moeder Natuur moet verder boetseren aan

                 kunstwerken De Gelderlander (31.08.16)

                 Middelkoop, Anja, Bodemmonsters op de Halve Bunder in De Rozet

                 Kirwan-Taylor, Helen, Bright Young Things The Sunday Telegraph (04.09.16)

                 Krupski, Britanny 10 artist’s to watch using watercolour

                 ArtPin USA (26.02.16)

    2015    Holman, Martin, Et in Arcadia Ego Welchaos und Idylle  Museum Kurhaus

                 Kleve catalogue

                 Frost, Heiner, Bange machen gilt nicht! Schreibkraft (10.07.15)

                 Matthias, Welchaos und Idylle, Rheinische Post

                 Gronewald, Claudia, Das Paradies ist vergiftet Neiderrhein Nachrichten

                 Hale, Matt, Geological Influence Bollington Live no 64

                 Britton, Karen, Geological Influence in Macclesfield Express

                 Museum Kurhaus Kleve New Acquisition. Museums Reporter Nr 18

    2014    Frost, Heiner,  Ein Spiegel vertrocknet Neiderhein Nachrichten (31.10.14)

                 Trip, Tim,  Brauchen wir Kontrolle? Klever Wochenblatt (2.11.14)

    2014     Middelkoop, Anja, Telpost Millingen  Book

    2013     Zubairi, Jamie, Water+Colour Sosogay online (24.02.13)

                  Michaela Nolte, After Image, UK Trifft Berlin, art review, "Kunststücke."

                  Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany. (04.08.12)

                  Expositie in Telpost De Rozet Amalgam Michael Lempkin 

                  Innenstadt-Ostblog

    2012     Frost, Heiner Wandlung und Verwandlung im bh25Neiderhein

                  Nachrichten(07.03.2012)

                  Daams, Andreas, Nachricten aus der Zwischenwelt NRZ (02.3.2012)

                  Grass, Matthias Der Käfe und die Malerinnen Rheinische

                  Post (06.03. 2012)

                  In Front of Behind Catalogue ArToll

    2010      Borderlines Rheinische Post

                   And In Berlin  Catalogue essay Karen Raney

                   Borderlines Catalogue ArToll

    2008      Suchin, Peter,  Borders Codes and Crossings  catalogue essay

    2001      McLarnon, Oliver What Passing Bells  catalogue essay

                   Pugh, Rachel Pieces of War  Manchester Evening News

    2001      10.11.01 Interview BBC Radio Manchester

    2000      Teaching Art Helen Kirwan-Taylor The Financial Times

    TALKS/CONVERSATIONS

    2019        Turnpike Gallery Leigh with Helen Stalker

                     Turnpike Gallery Leigh with Hannah Gaunt

    2018        Turps Gallery London with Juan Bolivar

    2017        The New Art Gallery Walsall. In Conversation series with Deborah

                     Robinson

    2015        Museum Kurhaus Kleve with Director Prof. Harald Kunde

                     Susanne Figner and Ilka Sulten

    2013        Emerson Gallery Berlin with Matt Hale

                     Griffin Gallery London with Alf Loehr

    2011        AVA London with Faisal Abdullah

    EDUCATION

    1999-06   University of East London

                     Doctorate in Fine Art

    1996-98   University of East London

                     MA Fine Art

    1983-86   Goldsmiths College University of London

                     BA (hons) Fine Art

    1982-83   Manchester Metropolitan University (formerly Manchester Polytechnic)

                     Foundation Studies in Art & Design

    TEACHING

    Current: Glasgow School of Art, Turps Banana, Central Saint Martins, Morley College.

    Past:        Reading University, University of East London,          

                     Manchester Metropolitan University, Sheffield Hallam University,

                     University of Plymouth, University of Surrey, Brunel University, Croydon

                     College of HE, West London Institute.

    MA Fine Art- University of East London.

    Doctorate- Brighton University.

    Studios:

                     No 24 ACAVA 54 Blechynden Street. London W10 6RJ

                     Unit F4 Adlephi Mill, Grimshaw Lane, Bollington Cheshire SK10 5JB

    Contact   info@bnicholls.co.uk