Arts CV

Exhibitions and Awards

The Backhouse Enquiry’, North East Photography Festival

2016

‘The Backhouse Enquiry’, Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre in conjunction with Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

2015

Arts Council Production Grant, to work as artist in

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

2012/13

Speaker at North East Photographic Network

Critical Conversation Seminar on Participatory Arts

2012

‘CIVIC’, the First International Festival of Billboard Art

2011

‘Desire Lines’ , SunderlandBook Making Project,Various National and international

2010/11

Creative Cohesion Stand, Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fair
2010

‘Sunderland Showcase and New Designers’, Creative Cohesions
2010

‘My Take’, Woodhorn Museum
2010

Lead Photographer for Mio Shiria production
‘A Gift to Those Who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities and the Marvels of Travelling’, /slab, NGCA, Tokyo National University of Fine Art
2008

‘Pleasure Gardens’, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
2007

Nominated for Impressions Gallery commission
2007

Calypso’s Island’, Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World
2007

Nominated for International Photography Research Network commission
2007

‘Pleasure Gardens’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art
2006

Arts Council England Production Grant
2005-06

Waterfront Festival, Seaburn, Sunderland
‘A Sense of Place’
2005

Helios III, The Biscuit Factory
‘Calypso’s Island’
2005

Degree show, University of Sunderland
‘Calypso’s Island’
2005

Arts Educator

Nicola has worked on a wide range of long and short term projects working with a variety of groups and abilities. She predominantly works with vulnerable groups and young people and has a breadth of experience working within the Youth Justice System as a freelance arts educator. Nicola has lead projects and curated exhibitions as part of her roles within her freelancing work.

Nicola is available for residencies, commissions, commercial work and educational facilitation both formal and informal. Please contact Nicola directly for a full C.V.

Education

Open College Network

Facilitation Skills for Media Professionals Level2

2011

University of Sunderland

Post Graduate Certificate in Education

2008

 Trinity Guildhall

Bronze and Silver Level Adviser for Arts Award

2007

Universityof Sunderland

BAHons in Photography and Digital Imaging

2005