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Nicole Chaffey

Nicole Chaffey Artist CV


QUALIFICATIONS


Master of Philosophy (Aboriginal Studies), 2015, University of Newcastle
Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), 2010, University of Newcastle
Bachelor of Fine Art, 2009, University of Newcastle
Advanced Diploma Fine Art, 2008, Newcastle Art School, TAFE
Diploma of Fine Art, 2006 – 2007, Newcastle Art School, TAFE


SELECTED AWARDS and ACHIEVEMENTS.


2017
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize - Finalist
2014
Friends of the University of Newcastle 2014 Acquisitive Student Art Prize - Major Prize Winner University of
Newcastle, University Gallery
2013
Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize – Nominee, Macquarie Group HQ Darling Harbour
2011
Wollotuka Annual Acquisitive Art Prize – Major Prize Winner, University Gallery, University of Newcastle
Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize - Finalist (Painting), Newcastle Art Space
Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize - Finalist (Works on Paper), Newcastle Art Space
Broken Hill Open Outback Art Prize – Finalist, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
Muswellbrook Art Prize – Finalist (Works on Paper), Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
2010 William Fletcher Foundation Scholarship – Winner, University of Newcastle
Broken Hill Open Outback Art Prize – Finalist, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize - Finalist (Painting), Newcastle Art Space
Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize - Finalist (Works on Paper), Newcastle Art Space
PICA Hatch'd 2010 – Nominee, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
2009
Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize - Finalist (Painting), Newcastle Art Space
2008
Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2008 – Finalist, Art Gallery of NSW
Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize - Finalist (Painting), Newcastle Art Space
NSW Department of Education and Training GILI Award for Academic Excellence – Winner, Advanced
Diploma Fine Art, Newcastle Art School
2007
Carol Duval Memorial Award for Painting – Nominee, Diploma Fine Art, Newcastle Art School
Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize - Finalist (Painting), Newcastle Art Space


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2017
A place for our bones, April 21 – July 10, AK Bellinger Gallery, Inverell
2015
north: remembering country - Master of Philosophy Exhibition, February 11 – 28, University Gallery,
University of Newcastle
2014
breathing space, August 14 - September 6, The Corner Store Gallery, Orange
2011
The Foyer Show, University of Newcastle
egress, Art Systems Wickham
2010
The 2010 Arts Health Symposium - Selected Works, The Conservatorium of Music Foyer
2009
Impressions of Landscape - Recent paintings, The View Factory, Newcastle East
Atmos - Collection of Drawings, Podspace, Newcastle


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2019
we. wiyelliko, The Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie, Newcastle
2018
A Painted Landscape curated by Amber Creswell Bell, Ray Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills
Hunter Artists, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland
Gawura Guwurin, Nicole Monks and Krissy Townsend, Sculpture by the Sea, Tamarama
Re(a)d Earth, curated by Donna Biles-Fernando, The Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie (formally
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery), Newcastle
2017
Yarn; Nicole Chaffey and Sally Bourke, University of Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle
NSW Parliament Plein Air Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, Parliament of NSW, Sydney
2016
Life, Still, Curated by Amber Creswell-Bell, Saint Cloche Gallery, Paddington
2015
Signature: celebrating our artist graduates, University Gallery, University of Newcastle
Lore and Order, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
2014
Spiritlands, University Gallery, University of Newcastle
Shadowline - Contemporary Drawing, University Gallery, University of Newcastle
Shadowline - Contemporary Drawing, Glasshouse Port Macquarie Regional Art Gallery
2013
Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize Finalist Exhibition, Macquarie Group HQ Darling Harbour
Geography - responses to landscape, University Gallery, University of Newcastle
dheo-ka - 2013 NAIDOC Week Celebrations - Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Cessnock Regional Art Gallery
podspace at the lighthouse, Signal Masters Cottage, Nobbys Island popped, The Lock-Up, John Paynter Gallery
2012
Friends of the University, Collectors Choice, University Gallery, University of Newcastle
Karama – Indigenous art makers of the Hunter, Curated by Museum Studies students of Newcastle Art School,
Front Room Gallery, Newcastle Art School
2011
The Wollotuka Annual Acquisitive Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Newcastle
Point of Entry – The First Annual Newcastle Art School Alumni Show, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle Art
School
Broken Hill Open Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
Muswellbrook Open Art Prize, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
2010
Postgraduate Paths - Artists and Spaces - Honours Exhibition
University Gallery, University of Newcastle
Broken Hill Open Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
On The Run, NCAC Tenants and Selected Emerging Artists, Newcastle Art Space
2009
Curtain Call - Bachelor of Fine Art Graduate Exhibition 2009, Watt Space Gallery
2008
Departure - Advanced Diploma of Fine Art Graduates, Drawing Exhibition, Podspace Gallery
Advanced Diploma of Fine Art Graduate Exhibition, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle Art School
Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Finalist Exhibition, Brett Whiteley Studio


COLLECTIONS


The Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie Collection
The University of Newcastle Art Collection
The University of Central Queensland Indigenous Art Collection
The United States White House Collection
Dexus
Chubb International
Deloitte International

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