Nara Walker

 

Born 1990 Australia

Exhibiting internationally 

Based in London UK,

Brisbane Australia

and Reykjavik Iceland.

 

 

 

Education and Work

2017 July-August, Butoh performance course, Motimaru dance company, Berlin Germany

2015 Blooom Award workshop, Cologne Germany

2015 Dance & Draw, Teacher role, Open Art Spaces, Pocket Arts, Chelsea Library, London UK

2011 - 2013 Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours, QCA Griffith University, Brisbane Australia

2007 - 2009 Diploma of Visual Art, Noosa Tafe, Sunshine Coast Australia

 

Collection

2016 Mine Sanat Gallery, Bodrum Turkey

2016 The National Parliament Library, Tbilisi Georgia

2015 Gallery of City Museum of Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal

2007 Acquisitive Art Award, Sunshine Beach State High School, Queensland Australia

Awards

2018 BLOOOM Award, Shortlist, Cologne, Germany

2016 BLOOOM Award, Shortlist, Cologne, Germany

2016 Jackson Art Prize, Long list, London UK

2015 Scope Art Show, Finalist, See Me award, Miami USA

2015 BLOOOM Award, Short list, Cologne, Germany

2015 Connect to Colour, Finalist, Summer Art Award, Lacey Contemporary, London UK

2015 Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize, Finalist, Piano Nobile Kings Place, London UK

2015 Art Battle, tied in the battle, Art Fix, London, UK

2015 Art In The Hills, Finalist, Acquisitive Art Prize, Oakhill College, Sydney, Australia

2015 Coffee Art Project, Finalist, London UK

2009 Create Art Award, Winner, Queensland Australia

2007 Acquisitive Art Award, Art Extravaganza, Winner, Sunshine Beach State High School, Australia

 

Residencies

2017 July- August, Fellini Gallery, Berlin Germany

2016 May, Paint For Georgia, Mtskheta and Tbilisi, Georgia

2014 August, Juxtaposed Gallery, Camden, London UK

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Found Distortions-Body Print (with live performance), Kliq Gallery, Hong Kong

2017 New paintings, Das Giftraum, Berlin Germany

2016 Beauty Amongst Chaos (with live performance), Mine Sanat Galerisi, Bodrum Turkey

2014 Artist in Residence Exhibition, Juxtaposed Gallery, Camden, London UK

2014 Suggestive Gestures, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane Australia

Performances

2017 Found Distortions-Body Print, Solo show, Kliq Gallery, Hong Kong

2017 Butoh performance, Everything and Nothing - Metamorphosing body-mind, Mirrors, Solo 'Felt', Berlin Germany

2016 Highs and Lows #20, 4Bid, OT301, Amsterdam Netherlands

2016 Beauty Amongst Chaos, Mine Sanat Galerisi, Solo show, Palmarina Bodrum Turkey

2015 Letters to a Lady, Collaboration, The Library, London UK

2015 TRIBE International Art Fair, Ugly Duck, London UK

2015 Future and Behind, Hair Pull-Live Performance, Con-Temporary5, Venice Italy

2015 Memories of Self, Self Festival, Energy String-Live Performance, Official Venice Biennale program, It's Liquid Group, Venice Art House, Venice Italy

Group Exhibitions/Art Fairs/Festivals

2018 Affordable Art Fair, Represented by The Gallery Eumundi, Singapore

2018 BINNAR Festival, Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal

2018 Asia Contemporary (Autumn), Represented by The Gallery Eumundi, Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong

2018 Endangered Bodies - Representing and Policing the body in Western Culture, International conference and art exhibition, University of Lisbon, Portugal

2018 Language of The Voiceless, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, USA

2018 Eminent Domain, ART511 Magazine, Former Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA

2018 Affordable Art Fair, Represented by The Gallery Eumundi, Hong Kong

2017 Project FT2 Winter Edition, in collaboration with Actiu Chrom-Art, London UK

2017 Chrom-Art Winter Art Sale, London UK

2017 What is The Point, Camden Image Gallery, London UK

2017 Assenza e Presenza, On Art Gallery Firenze, Florence Italy

2017 TRIBE, International art festival, Chrom-Art,  OXO Tower London UK

2017 Autumn - Asia Contemporary, Conrad Hotel, Represented by The Gallery Eumundi, Hong Kong

2017 Appearance of, A&D Gallery, London UK

2017 Thoughts Become Art, Berlin Germany

2017 Somewhere in Between, The Exhibitionist Hotel, London UK

2017 Summer Salon, Islington Arts Factory, London UK

2017 Here and Now, Infinite Human, Tabernacle Notting Hill, Lonodn UK

2017 Affordable Art Fair, Represented by The Gallery Eumundi, Hong Kong

2017 Clarity of Chaos, On Art Gallery Firenze, Florence Italy

2017 Asia Contemporary,  Represented by The Gallery Eumundi, Hong Kong

2017 Brunswick Street Gallery, Group show, Melbourne Australia

2017 Singapore Contemporary, Art Fair, Represented by The Gallery Eumundi, Singapore

2016 Festival Calici dArte, On Art Gallery, Montecosaro Italy

2016 Common People, Ugly Duck, London UK

2016 "What Is The Point?", The Strand Gallery, London UK

2016 The Heart Beat of Mother Earth, My Micro Gallery, Milan Italy

2016 Intimacy, Arch Collective, Brooks and Groves, London UK

2016 TRIBE International Art Fair, Chrom-Art, Ugly Duck, London UK

2016 Bedroom Artists, Hive Dalston, London UK

2016 Le Dame Art Gallery, Melia White House, Regents Park London UK

2016 Exposed, Ben Oakley Gallery,  London UK

2016 WITP, 90 Greek Street Gallery, Soho London UK

2016 The Heart Beat of Mother Earth, Onishi Project Gallery, Chelsea New York City USA

2016 WITP, Clerkenwell Gallery, London UK

2016 Mstkheta open air exhibition, Paint for Georgia Art Festival, Georgia

2016 The National Parliamentary Library, Paint for Georgia Art Festival, Tbilisi Georgia

2016 Asgard-Arts, online directory and sales

2016 Axis Gallery, Sunshine Coast Australia

2015 Scope Art Show, digital display and finalist in the SeeMe award, Miami USA

2015 Flux, live performance, Royal Academy of Arts, London UK

2015 Exhibit Here’s Art Maze Exhibition at Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, London UK

2015 Frieze London 2015 VIP Rendezvous, Art Naked, The Library, London UK

2015 Confluence, Espacio Gallery, London UK

2015 Tribe International Art Fair, Ugly Duck, London UK

2015 Connect to Colour, Summer Art Award, Lacey Contemporary, London UK

2015 Summer Salon Part 1, Candid Arts Trust, London UK

2015 Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize, Piano Nobile Kings Place, London UK

2015 Poetry in Visual, Gallery of City Museum of Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal

2015 Reflections, Espacio Gallery, London UK

2015 Art Battle, Artists tied in the battle, Art Fix, London UK

2015 Pure Painting, Group exhibition, Brent Artists Resource, London UK

2015 Coffee Art Project, The Amsterdam Coffee Festival, Amsterdam Netherlands

2015 Awareness, Loft Art Space, Strasbourg, France

2015 Coffee Art Project Finalist exhibition, The London Coffee Festival, London UK

2015 Spring Salon Part 2, Candid Arts Trust, London UK

2015 Spring Salon Part 1, Candid Arts Trust, London UK

2015 GAWP, The Other Cafe and Gallery, London UK

2015 Art In The Hills Finalist exhibition, Oakhill College, Sydney, Australia

2015 Protecht, The Bank Space Gallery CASS, London UK

2015 Forbidden, Guerilla Galleries, London UK

2015 Go Figure, Art with Heart, Altrincham UK

2014 Art Showcase London, The Yard, London UK

2013 Limen, Griffith University Queensland College of Art, Brisbane Australia

2013 Middle Ground, The Hold, Brisbane Australia

2012 Here Now, Griffith University Queensland College of Art, Brisbane Australia

2012 Here and There, Southern Cross University, Lismore Australia

2012 Here and There, Griffith University Queensland College of Art, Brisbane Australia

2011 Almost Seen, Griffith University Queensland College of Art, Brisbane Australia

2011 Studio 4, Studio 4, Sunshine Coast Australia

2011 Hive, Project Gallery, Griffith University Queensland College of Art, Brisbane Australia

2009 Emerge, Noosa Tafe, Sunshine Coast Australia

2007 Arts Extravaganza, Sunshine Beach State High School, Sunshine Coast Australia

Publications

2018 Arts SocialArt,  奈拉·沃克(Nara Walker) 有意识的看着我的潜意识 (Nara Walker, Consciously looking at my subconscious)

<https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzIyNDg5ODM0OQ%3D%3D&mid=2247484247&idx=1&sn=39377f16d6a23fffc27abd3b3fd2a8f3&chksm=e806bf15df713603&fbclid=IwAR1EmCIfL-8BjkIHK8EhOg41wsx_QltULr8mJw9RZUnFdOm2lxJR4IfT6dU>

2018 Daily Express, 有意识的看着我的潜意识 (Consciously Looking at My Subconscious)

<https://kuaibao.qq.com/s/20180917G16G0W00?refer=spider&fbclid=IwAR2BNLesM2Hc9jyFCucDozF87AuN2hZQbgnnepq3A6CXTUY0TVczISUOfSc>

2018 Endangered Bodies International Conference and Art Exhibition

 <http://endangeredbodies.letras.ulisboa.pt/assets/docs/endangered-bodies-artists.pdf>

2018 Woman Made Gallery, Language of The Voiceless 

<https://womanmade.org/artwork/nara-walker/>

2017 May Edition, A5 Zine Magazine, Print UK

2017 May Edition, Wot Is Art, Print UK

2017 April Edition, Average Magazine, Print UK

2017 Introducing Nara Walker, Emerging Art, WITP, Brogue Magazine

<http://www.broguearts.com/new-blog/2017/2/20/introducing-nara-walker-emerging-art-witp>

2016 Paint for Georgia Art Festival, Ambebi Georgia

<http://www.ambebi.ge/kulturashoubiznesis/165043-isini-khataven-saqarthvelosthvis-erthi-ideis-garshemo-gaerthianebuli-mkhatvrebi-msoflios-14-qveynidan.html>

2016 Paint for Georgia Art Festival, radio interview, Radio1.GE <http://radio1.ge/ge/videos/view/164433.html>

2016 Milliyet, newspaper print -front page and spread, Vücuduyla resim yapiyor

2016 Gündem Türk, Avustralyalı ressam vücuduyla tablo yaptı <http://www.gundemturk.com/avustralyali-ressam-vucuduyla-tablo-yapti.html>

2016 Hurriyet, Avustralyalı ressam, vücuduyla tablo yaptı

<http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/yerel-haberler/mugla-haberleri/avustralyali-ressam-vucuduyla-tablo-yapti_285047/>

2016 Sözcü, Avustralyalı ressam vücuduyla tablo yaptı <http://www.sozcu.com.tr/2016/gundem/avustralyali-ressam-vucuduyla-tablo-yapti-1244206/>

2016 Haberler, Avustralyalı Ressam, Vücuduyla Tablo Yaptı

<http://www.haberler.com/avustralyali-ressam-vucuduyla-tablo-yapti-8465211-haberi/>

2016 Hürriyet, newspaper print, Sürunerek yerde harikalar varativor

2016 Demokratikcizgi, Avustralyalı ressam vücuduyla tablo yaptı

<http://demokratikcizgi.com/avustralyali-ressam-vucuduyla-tablo-yapti/>

2016 Gazete A24, Avustralyalı ressam, vücuduyla tablo yaptı

<http://www.gazetea24.com/avustralyali-ressam-vucuduyla-tablo-yapti_30045498h.html?e=1000>

2016 Haberin, Avustralyalı ressam, vücuduyla tablo yaptı

<http://www.haberin.co/kultur-sanat/avustralyali-ressam-vucuduyla-tablo-yapti-h3932.html>

2016 Vatan, newspaper print, Vücuduyla tablo yapti

2016 Habertürk,newspaper print, Avustralyali ressam vucuduyla tablo yaptı

2016 Bodrum da Bugun, Beauty Amongst Chaos - "Kaosun Icindeki Guzellik" <http://www.bodrumdabugun.com/news-item/avustralyali-ressamin-fircasindan-kaosun-icindeki-guzellik/>

2016 Hurriyet, Beauty Amongst Chaos -"Kaosun Icindeki Guzellik"

<http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/hayran-birakti-40105654>

2016 April, artist interview, Chrom-Art

<http://www.chrom-art.org/2016/04/10/seduction-through-painting-in-nara-walker-s-practice/>

2016  Featured Artist, Interview, What is The Point Artist Collective

2016 Featured Artist, interview and spread, Banshee Magazine

2016, The Voice of The Artist: A select collection of work, p. 45

2016 Aesthetica Magazine, Feb/March issue, artist directory

2015 The Palette Pages, artist interview

<ttp://www.thepalettepages.com/2015/08/23/nara-walker/>

2015 Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize, Catalogue

<http://www.piano-nobile.com/exhibitions/30/works/>

2015 LandEscape Magazine 7th Edition, artist interview – Front page and 24 page spread <http://issuu.com/landescapeartpress/docs/landescape_art_review_-_special_edi>

2015 Protecht Catalogue, Artist interview

2015 Reyker, Artist Interview

2014 Artist in Residence Interview, Juxtaposed Gallery

<http://www.juxtaposedgallery.com/#!artist-in-residence/cit3>

2013 The Hold, Middle Ground Catalogue

<www.theholdartspace.com>

2013 Art Monthly Australia, The Emerging Issue, The QCA School, Rex Butler