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NIC PLOWMAN
Born: Brisbane, Australia, 1978

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Nic Plowman – new work James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2016 Amid Love and Fear University of Southern Queensland Gallery, Toowoomba
2015 Fig•ure: Drawings and Paintings The Art Vault, Mildura
2015 No Other Knowledge Gallerysmith Project Space, Melbourne
2014 Kings, Popes and Other Fools Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast
2013 Nudes and Portraits The Art Vault, Mildura
2011 Formula for Resurrection Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast
2011 Blood is thicker than water The Art Vault, Mildura
2010 The Darkness and the Beauty Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast
2008 Magic Sex Death Jugglers Art Space Inc., Brisbane
2005 2001-2005 Selected Paintings Bulimba Art Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Recent Paintings Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2002 Paintings and Drawings Antiquarian Galley, Brisbane
2000 Body-line Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba

COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS
2014 Rogues Gallery: Plowman and VanDijk (with Jan VanDijk) Lightspace, Brisbane
2010 Two Needles One Yarn (with Sue-ching Lascelles), Jugglers Art Space, Brisbane
2009 _Project 48, The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane
2003 Plowman & Eyles: Paintings (with Sam Eyles), Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 March Group Show, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2016 Hand Drawn Big Fig Arts, The Bellingen Brewery & Co, Bellingen
2016 Anthea Polson: comes to Melbourne Menzies Auction House, Melbourne
2015 Studio 99 Exhibition TheGRID: Hybrid Arts Collective, Toowoomba
2013 Brisbane Life Drawing Show Jugglers Art Space, Brisbane
2013 Some kind of goodbye Love Love Studio, Brisbane
2013 5th Anniversay Exhibition The Art Vault, Mildura 2013 Perennials: Selected USQ Alumni Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2012 Director’s Choice The Art Vault, Mildura
2012 In The Mirror Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
2010 Seat of the soul The Centre for Arts, Beaudesert
2010 New Works Of Erotica Flipbook Gallery, Brisbane
2010 Artists in Residence 10 Jugglers Art Space Inc. Brisbane
2009 Special First Christmas Show Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast
2009 Day OF The Dead Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay
2009 London Calling Scream London Gallery, London
2009 Hungry Like The Wolf 19 Karen, Gold Coast
2009 Semi Permanent 09 19 Karen/ Nine Lives Galleries, Gold Coast/Brisbane
2009 Works On Paper Kiln Gallery, Brisbane
2009 Project 48 Jugglers Art Space Inc. Brisbane
2009 Dirty Show X The National Grid Gallery, Sydney
2008 X 2008 Showcase Jugglers Art Space, Brisbane
2008 Tales from the Cold Ghost II 19 Karen, Gold Coast
2008 Small Works 08 Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Art Brisbane Schubert’s Contemporary, Exhibition and Convention Centre.
2008 Artery Street & Garden, Brisbane
2008 Semi Permanent 08 Exhibition Brisbane
2008 Artists in Residence 08 Jugglers Art Space Inc. Brisbane
2007 X 2007 Showcase Jugglers Art Space Inc. Brisbane
2007 Cabinet of Curiosities Oriel Gallery, Brisbane
2007 12 × 12 The Art Of Being Jugglers Art Space Inc. Brisbane
2007 Naked Flipbook Media, Brisbane
2006 X 2006 Showcase Jugglers Art Space Inc. Brisbane
2006 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition Sydney
2006 Works In Progress E’merj Contemporary, Brisbane
2005 Uncommon Ground Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Genesis V Bond University Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2004 Recent Works Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2003 Plowman & Eyles: Paintings Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2002 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition Sydney
2002 Genesis III Emerging Brisbane Painters Bond University Gallery
2001 3: Eyles, Byrne & Plowman Empire Theatre Toowoomba
2001 Continuum U.S.Q. Performance Centre Toowoomba
2000 Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award , Sydney

AWARDS
2015 The Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore Finalist
2014 The Benalla Nude Art Prize Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla Finalist
2012 The Doug Moran Portrait Prize Moran House, Sydney Finalist
2011 The Duke Art Prize The Arts Centre, Gold Coast Finalist
2011 Agendo Art Prize St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Finalist
2011 _Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra Finalist
2011 Lethbridge 10 000 Award Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane Finalist
2011 Power of Self, Artist Wanted Collaborative New York Finalist
2010 Redland Art Award, Redland Art Gallery Cleveland Finalist
2010 Sunshine Coast Art Prize Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra Finalist
2010 Lethbridge 10 000 Lethbridge Gallery_ Brisbane Finalist
2009 London Calling Scream London Gallery_ London Finalist
2009 Sunshine Coast Art Prize Caloundra Regional Gallery_ Caloundra Finalist
2008 Small Works ’08, Brunswick St Gallery Melbourne Merit Award
2006 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Sydney Finalist
2003 Mel & Charlie Illustration Competition Triple J Radio, Australia Winner
2002 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Sydney Finalist
2000 Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award Sydney Selected Work of Distinction

EDUCATION
2016 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment Victoria University
2007 Graduate Diploma in Education Queensland University Of Technology
2000 Bachelor of Visual Arts University of Southern Queensland
Recipient of the U.S.Q. Parvis Nikdin Prize for outstanding studio practice

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
2016 Casual Academic Painting and Drawing The Figure, McGregor Summer School, USQ
2015 Guest Artist After Dark Life Drawing, Border Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Centre
2015 Workshop Facilitator and Mentor Complex Pain Art Project and Exhibition, Mildura
2015 Casual Academic: Portraiture and The Nude McGregor Summer School, USQ
2012 Teacher and Visual Arts Facilitator Micah Projects, Brisbane (2012-2014)
2012 Tutor Flying Arts Alliance Inc., Brisbane (2012-2014)
2010  _Teaching Artist_ Art Camp, Morayfield State High School (2010-2015)
2011  _Artist in Residency/Exhibiting Artist_ Art Vault, Mildura (2011/2013/2015)
2006 Curator: Red/Blue Galleries Jugglers Art Space Inc, Brisbane (2006-2007)
2001 Studio Assistant in Painting and Drawing University of Southern Queensland (2001-2002)

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
2014 Judge Marie Ellis OAM Drawing Prize, Jugglers Art Space, Brisbane
2013 Participating Artist Etching Workshop: Bill Young, Master Print Maker
2013 Guest Artist/Speaker Deakin University, Mildura

2010 Judge Marie Ellis OAM Drawing Prize, Jugglers Art Space, Brisbane
2009 Guest Artist/Speaker The Day Of The Dead Exhibition/ Discussion, Byron Bay.
2008 Guest Artist/Speaker Gold Coast Contemporary Art Crawl, 19 Karen, Gold Coast
2008 Resident Artist St Laurence’s College, Brisbane

2008 Workshop Facilitator Immersion Day Energies Exhibition, Gold Coast Art Centre
2008 Drawing Workshop Facilitator Brisbane Artists Run Initiatives Festival, Brisbane
2008 Guest Artist/Speaker Pecha Kucha Vol. 03, Brisbane Powerhouse
2003 Resident Artist Jugglers Art Space: Codirector, Curator, Workshop Coordinator and Community Arts Development Consultant (2003-2014)

MEDIA/ Publications
2014 Film: Panoptic Press, Nic Plowman, Art and Life

2014 Blog: Panoptic Press, Relations of Mutual Resonance, Nic Plowman
2011 Afart (Variety), Issue 33, p 86 – 91. Denmark
 Sunrasia Daily, February 22, p 7

2010 Art with Marina Saint Martin, Gold Coast Bulletin March 20
 Ninety Two Magazine, Issue 3, p 58-60

2009 In Retrospect 10, Retrospect Gallery Publication, p 105-108

2008 Empty Magazine The Aussie Issue, #13, p 20-23
 Varsity Magazine September Issue, p 6-11

2007 TV: Channel Seven Emerging Artists of Fortitude Valley, Great South East

RESIDENCIES
2011, 2013, 2015 The Art Vault, Mildura
2014 Rogues Gallery Project/residency, Brisbane

COLLECTIONS
University of Southern Queensland
Jugglers Art Space
The Art Vault

Private Collections Australia, England, Canada, USA and Mexico

Shows

on now!

Tutoring: Life Drawing Course
THE ART ROOM
October – November 2016

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Up coming..

Hong Kong Residency
DISCOVERY COLLEGE
Nov-Dec 2016

Iconoclast
UMBRELLA STUDIOS GALLERY Townsville
KICK ARTS Cairns
2017

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Recent

Nic Plowman – new work
JAMES MAKIN GALLERY
October 2016

A Conversation About Portraiture (group show)
PINE RIVERS GALLERY
September 2016

Nic Plowman: Amid love and fear
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND GALLERY
August 2106

Group Show
JAMES MAKIN GALLERY
March 2106

Fig•ure
THE ART VAULT
November 2015

No Other Knowledge
GALLERYSMITH PROJECT SPACE
June 2015