Nicky Hirst (b.1963, Nottingham) lives and works in London. Graduated from MA Art and Architecture, KIAD, Canterbury (1994) and BA Fine Art, Maidstone College of Art, Maidstone (1985). Public art commissions include New Union Wharf, London; Y Bwthyn Macmillan Specialist Care Unit, Wales (2017-19); Oxfordshire County Library, Oxford (2016-17); Kingfisher Court Mental Healthcare Facility, Radlett (2013-14); Bulgari Hotel, London; Passmores Secondary School, Essex (2012); Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford; New Pharmacy Manufacturing Facility, Guy’s Hospital, London; The Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (2011); and Biochemistry Building, University of Oxford, Oxford (2008). Select solo exhibitions include Elemental Works, Domobaal, London (2018); Invisible Mending, AMP, London (2017); and Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Cogliandrino, Basilicata (2016). Select group exhibitions include Lucky 7 Ride Over The Rainbow, Art Licks Weekend, Why Don’t You . . .? HQ, London (2018); Something and Nothing, Thames-Side Studios Gallery, London (2017); The Book of the Word, Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki (2017); Occasional Geometries: Rana Begum curates the Arts Council Collection, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield (2017); Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London (2017); Radical Me, Tannery Projects, London (2016); Scenery, The Surprisingly Passionate About Weddings Gallery, London (2015); Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); and Impress: Print Making Expanded in Contemporary Art, Courtauld Gallery, London (2014). Her work is held in public and private collections including British Council, London; Saatchi, London; Clifford Chance Collection, London; Penguin Books, London; Arthur Andersen & Co., Chicago; Arts Council Collection, London; Sheffield City Art Galleries, Sheffield; Pictet Bank Collection, Geneva; Bradford Metropolitan Council, Bradford; BUPA, London; and Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield.
Last updated: 24.01.2019