Nicholas Hatfull

Born Tokyo 1984, Nicholas Hatfull lives and works in London. Graduated from Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art (2006); Postgraduate Diploma, Royal Academy Schools (2011); and Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting and Sculpture, British School of Rome (2012).

Nicholas Hatfull is a painter of modern life primarily concerned with containers, textures, stains, fabrics and symbols. His paintings are synecdoches and trifles at the same time, a slideshow of impressions slowly fusing into a larger form.

Hatfull’s works can be found in public collections including Saatchi Gallery, The Hiscox, Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection and Hood Museum of Art.

Selected exhibitions include Ed Ecco a Voi . . ., Josh Lilley, London (2020); Thermals of the Heart, The Club, Tokyo (2019); Fun House, Josh Lilley, London (2018); Dallas Art Fair, Josh Lilley, London (2018); Parallax Scrolling, Breese Little, London (2017); First Utterance, Winterfeldtstr. 31, Berlin (2016); Water Biscuit, Josh Lilley, London (2016); FOLLY, Emalin, Stirling, Scotland (2016); Through The Wall, Nicholas Hatfull and Victor Willing, Josh Lilley, London (2015); Group Show, Studio_Leigh, London (2015); An Argument for Difference, TSA New York, New York (2015); Longing For Leisure, Open Space Gallery, Baltimore (2015); Tall Grass (Expert Pruning In Ethiopia), Josh Lilley, London (2014); Pre-Pop to Post-Human: Collage in the Digital Age, Hayward Touring exhibition (2014); Re-generation, MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome (2013); Solo River Grave, Peles Empire, London (2012); Il Bagno, Peles Empire, London (2011); and Newspeak - British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London (2011).

Awards include selection as the Sainsbury Scholar in Painting and Sculpture at the British School in Rome in 2011–2012.

Last updated: 09.03.2021


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