CV

born Belfast 1972

Selected Exhibitions

2020  ‘Nine Walls’ Group Exhibition – The Hyde Bridge Gallery Sligo
2019  138th RUA Annual Exhibition – Ulster Museum Belfast
‘Field’ Five selected Artists – The Byre – Frocess Yard Ballymena
189th RHA Annual Exhibition Dublin
Group Exhibition – Battletown Gallery, Co Down
Gallery 1608, Bushmills
2018  Solo Exhibition at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart, Co Antrim
2017  ‘Five Artists Show in a Byre’ – Frocess Yard Ballymena
Gallery 1608 Bushmills
Black Canvas Gallery Holywood
‘Nicola Nemec and Lesley Hiller’ – Triodos Bank Gallery Bristol
2016  Solo Exhibition – Gallery 1608, Bushmills, Co Antrim
Mixed Exhibition – Black Canvas Gallery, Holywood
2015  ‘Human Nature’ – Centrespace Gallery, Bristol
‘Human Nature’ – Munro Gallery, Leeds
Spring Exhibition – Gormley’s Gallery, Dublin
Christmas Exhibition, – Gormley’s Gallery, Dublin
2014  Christmas Exhibition – Eleven Fine Art, London
‘Human Nature’- Hoxton Arches Gallery, London
Summer Exhibition – Mullan Gallery, Belfast
All Ireland Show – Gordon Gallery, Derry
Irish Art in Cambridge – Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
2013  Summer Exhibition – Mullan Gallery, Belfast
Summer exhibition – McKenna Gallery, Omagh
Mixed Exhibition – Mullan Gallery, Belfast
All Ireland Show – Gordon Gallery, Derry
2012  ‘Monuments’- Solo Exhibition Hart Gallery, London
Summer Exhibition – Mullan Gallery, Belfast
Summer Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
2011  Summer Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
2010  Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition – Ulster Museum, Belfast
Summer Exhibition – Gordon Gallery, Derry
‘Irish Art’ Summer Exhibition – The Wilde Gallery Limepark, Armoy
Christmas Exhibition – Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, Nottingham
2009  ‘Land Lies in Water’ solo exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
Summer Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
The Christmas Exhibition – Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
2008  Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition – Titanic Drawing Rooms, Belfast
The Christmas Exhibition – Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
Mixed Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
2007  RUA Exhibition – Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
Christmas Exhibition – Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
2006  ‘Harbour Series’ Solo exhibition – Wilde Gallery, Limepark Armoy
Christmas Exhibition – Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
2005  Group Show – Hart Gallery, London
Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
2004  Group Show – The Townhouse Gallery, Belfast
2003  ‘Harbour Series’ solo exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
2002  Twentieth Century British Art Fair – Royal College of Art, London
Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, Nottingham
Mixed Exhibition – Hart Gallery, Cornwall
2001  Mixed Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
Hart Gallery Artists at Phillips – Leeds
Twentieth Century British Art Fair – Royal College of Art, London
2000  Solo Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
‘Art 2000’ – Business Design Centre, London
1999 ‘Three Young Painters’ – Hart Gallery, London
Twentieth Century British Art Fair – London
1998 Christmas Exhibition – Hart Gallery, London
Prizewinners’ Exhibition in association with the Edna Lumb Trust, Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax
Whitechapel Open Studios – London
1997 ‘Nicola Nemec and Julia Davenne’  – The Tricycle Gallery, London
1996 ‘Talents’- Studio Three Gallery, London
‘Stratocuising’- Raw Gallery, London
Whitechapel Open Studios, London
1995 ‘SPACE Award Exhibition’- Raw Gallery, London
‘Art International’- Studio Three Gallery, London
1994 ‘Fresh Art ’94’- Business Design Centre, London

Awards

2020  Tyrone Guthrie Residency Annaghmakerrig
2018 Causeway Coast and Glens Artist Bursary
2017 Heinrich Boll Achill Island Residency – September 2017
2009 Arts Council of Northern Ireland Award
1994 Edna Lumb Trust Travel Prize: Funding for four weeks travel and study to the south of France and Paris
SPACE studio award London: One year’s tenure of a SPACE studio in Hackney London

Selected Bibliography

2015  ‘Human Nature’ catalogue, Hoxton Gallery, London
2014 Irish Art in Cambridge – catalogue, Gordon Gallery, Derry
2013 All Ireland Show – catalogue, Gordon Gallery Derry
2009 Professor Michael Parker, ‘Liminal Visions: The Art of Nicola Nemec’
2008 Dr Susan Liggett, ‘Psychological Resonance and its Relationship to Site in the work of five Contemporary Painters’
2007 Professor Michael Parker, ‘Northern Irish Literature 1956-2006: The Imprint of History’ Introduction, Palgrave Macmillan
1995 Hayden Reynolds, Art Review, July
1994 Tara Mills, Irish News 29.8.94
Tara Mills, Irish News 23.4.94
Yorkshire Evening Post 23.4.94

Other
Aquisition by the Northern Ireland Civil Service Collection, 2021
Founding member of the ‘Human Nature’ Arts Group
Ambassador for the International ‘It’s Our World’ Art Project
Three large paintings recently purchased for the collection of Ecotricity
Included in the Office of Public Works Collection, Ireland
‘Artist of the Month’ feature in association with the Arts Council of Northern Ireland
BBC Newsline feature, Rosie Billingham, October 2000
BBC Radio Ulster, Arts Extra, October 2000