Robyn Nichol

b. 1995| Based in West Yorkshire

Focusing on the themes of heritage, locality, industry and Northern identity

nicholrobyn@yahoo.co.uk / @robynnichol 


EDUCATION

2014-2017                        Lancaster University | BA Fine Art

2013-2014                       Leeds Arts University | Foundation Diploma


WORK

2019+                              Visitor Experience Assistant | The Hepworth Wakefield

2014-2016                      Volunteer | Lancaster Arts


PRIZES

2019, May                      Open Contemporary Young Artist Award | The Biscuit Factory | Shortlisted

2017, Aug                       Graduate Art Prize | ARTIQ | Shortlisted

2017, Jun                        Dean's Prize for Fine Art | Lancaster University | Winner


WORKSHOPS

2019, Sep                      Food and identity workshop | Harris Museum & Gallery, Preston

2018, May                    Embroidery workshop with GRAFT | St Nicholas Arcade, Lancaster


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019, Feb                    Self-titled | Cass Art, Manchester


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019, Oct                   Banner Culture | British Textile Biennial, Brierfield Mill

2019, Aug                  DONK The Exhibition | Hidden Club, Manchester

2019, Jul                    50 miles, 100 voices, 200 years | People's History Museum, Manchester

2019, May                 guiltee pleasures | oh kay gall, York

2019, May                 Open Contemporary Young Artist Award | The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

2019, Mar                 The Get Together | LEAF, Manchester

2019, Feb                  Can't Win Don't Try 7 | Five Miles, London

2018, Nov                 Where Are You In These Interesting Times? | Scaffold Gallery, Altrincham

2018, May                 HARD GRAFT | St Nicholas Arcade, Lancaster

2018, Mar                 Ones to Watch | Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds

2018, Mar                 Can't Win Don't Try 6 | Defining Sessions, London

2017, Nov                 An Exchange of Sorts | Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

2017, Nov                Graduate Art Prize | Exchange House, London

2017, Aug                Bish, Bash, Bosh | WE THE NORTH, Liverpool

2017, Jul                  In Visible Lines | Scaffold Gallery, New Art Spaces, Bolton

2017, Jun                 is this real lyf?? | Commercial Union House, Newcastle

2017, Jun                 53 More Things to Do | Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster

2017, May               Aftertaste | The Trophy Room, Liverpool

2016, Feb               Festival of Questions | Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster


FEATURES

ONLINE

2017, Jun                  Art in Liverpool | Review of Aftertaste | Devon Forrester-Jones

2016, Sep                Rokit Vintage | Artist of the Week

PRINT

2019, Feb                 Penny Thoughts | Issue 14

2018, May               FILLER | Comfort

2017, Jul                  Longing for Home | Issue 1

2017, Apr                Shy Bairns | Where's Your Coat

2016, Oct                Bunny Mag | Work/Labour

2016, Oct                Papaya Press | Ache for Home

2016, Feb               Paint By Number | Issue 1 

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