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Still life with water lilies and vase 2014
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 75cm  $17,000
Oil on linen    SOLD
Wooli Garden (crucifix orchids with avocado and banana palm) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
107 x 112 cm  $22,000
oil on belgian linen    SOLD
Still life (vase and kangaroo paws) 2011
© Nicholas Harding
51 x 61cm  $10,000
Oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Study of Lynne 1996
© Nicholas Harding
60 x 42cm  $8,000
oil on board
Estuary figures (swim-ring, towel and hat) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
112 x 107cm  $22,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Wooli Garden (little fuchsia frangipani 2) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
31 x 31cm  $5,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Estuary Figures (ball and bat) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
138 x 138cm  $33,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Turon River landscape (with jump boy) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
138 x 138cm  $33,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Wooli Garden (little fuchsia frangipani) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
31 x 31cm  $5,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Wooli Garden (fuchsia frangipani) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
56 x 56cm  $10,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Wooli Garden (crucifix orchids and banana palm) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
56 x 56cm  $10,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Wooli Garden (crucifix orchids 2) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
56 x 56cm  $10,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Wooli Garden (crucifix orchids I) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
56 x 56cm  $10,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Wooli lily landscape (with banksias and glory lilies) 2012
© Nicholas Harding
153 x 168cm  $40,000
oil on Belgian linen    SOLD
Estuary Lanscape 2010
© Nicholas Harding
107 x 112cm  $22,000
oil on linen    SOLD
Paris Pugs 2013
© Nicholas Harding
28 x 23cm  $2,500
watercolour and gouache on paper    SOLD
Philip Quast 2014
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56 cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Luke Mullins as Lucky) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56 cm  
Watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Pozzo, Lucky, and Gogo) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Richard Roxburgh as Gogo) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Richard Roxburgh as Gogo) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Luke Mullins as Lucky as Didi) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Richard Roxburgh as Gogo) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Pozzo and Lucky) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Richard Roxburgh as Gogo) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Luke Mullins as Lucky with bags and whip) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
76 x 56cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Rehearsing Godot (Richard Roxburgh as Gogo with shoe) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
56 x 76cm  
watercolour and gouache on paper    NOT FOR SALE
Paris Dog 2013
© Nicholas Harding
28 x 38cm  $2,500
Watercolour and gouache on paper    SOLD
Paris Dachshund 2013
© Nicholas Harding
28 x 38cm  $2,500
Watercolour and gouache on paper
Margaret's Chair 2003
© Nicholas Harding
49 x 49.5cm  $900
etching and aquatint
Kangaroo paws 4 2012
© Nicholas Harding
25 x 31cm  $2,200
watercolour on paper    SOLD
Kangaroo paws 2 2012
© Nicholas Harding
25 x 31cm  $2,200
watercolour on paper    SOLD
Wooli Garden (fuchsia frangipani 2) 2013
© Nicholas Harding
39 x 39cm  $3,000
watercolour on paper    SOLD
Bathers 2012
© Nicholas Harding
25 x 31cm  $2,200
watercolour on paper    SOLD
Lagoon 2011
© Nicholas Harding
102 x 109cm  $12,000
ink on paper    SOLD
Playing for Godot (Pozzo and Lucky II) 2014
© Nicholas Harding
20 x 30cm (image size) 35 x 46cm (paper size)  $550 unframed
etching and aquatint on Vellin Arches paper
Playing for Godot (Lucky, Gogo and Didi) 2014
© Nicholas Harding
20 x 30cm  $550 unframed
Etching on Vellin Arches paper
Playing for Godot (Didi, Pozzo, Lucky and Gogo) 2014
© Nicholas Harding
20 x 30cm  $550 unframed
Etching on Vellin Arches paper
Dancing for Godot (Gogo and Didi) 2014
© Nicholas Harding
20 x 30cm  $550 unframed
Etching on Vellin Arches paper
John Bell as King Lear 2001
© Nicholas Harding
20 x 16cm  $990
Etching and aquatint
Reclining Nude 2001
© Nicholas Harding
30 x 43.5cm  $800
Lithograph
Hippeastrum lilies III 2003
© Nicholas Harding
35.5 x 60.5cm  $900
etching & aquatint
 

Nicholas Harding

Biography

 

 

 

1956

Born UK

1965

Came to Australia

1975

Studied Bachelor of Arts

1977

Travelled to Europe & UK

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

 

 

1992

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

1993

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

1995

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

1997

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
Theo Waddington Fine Art, London

1999

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2001

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2002

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2004

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2005

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
Crossley Scott, Melbourne

2006

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2007

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
Crossley Scott, Melbourne

2008

Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2009

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2010

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
Drawn to Paint 25 Year Survey Exhibition, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

2011

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2012

Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2013

Olsen Irwin, Sydney

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

 

 

1980

Sulman Prize, AGNSW

1982

Sydney Morning Herald Art Prize

1983

Sydney Morning Herald Art Prize

1985

Sydney Morning Herald Art Prize
Faber-Castell Art Prize, Rex Irwin Art Dealer

1989

Sydney Morning Herald Art Prize

1990

Sydney Morning Herald Art Prize

1993

Kedumba Drawing Award, NSW Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
Salon des Refuses, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Dobell Prize, AGNSW

1994

Kedumba Drawing Award, NSW,
Wynne Prize, AGNSW
Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
Dobell Prize, AGNSW
Urban and Urbane, Rex Irwin Art Dealer
- Gold Coast City Conrad Jupiter Prize, Qld
- Australian Contemporary Art Fair 4, Melbourne

1995

Salon des Refuses, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

1996

Dobell Prize, AGNSW
Wynne Prize, AGNSW

1998

Dobell Prize, AGNSW
Wynne Prize, AGNSW
Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Sydney

1999

Dobell Prize, AGNSW Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
Universities and Schools Club Prize, Sydney

2000

Dobell Prize, AGNSW
Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Sydney
Favourites, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Inaugural Exhibition, Dickerson Scott, Melbourne
- Images of Sydney, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney Mosman Art Prize, Sydney

2001

Mosman Art Prize, Sydney

Kedumba Drawing Award, NSW

Extinction Denied, Sydney

Dobell Prize, AGNSW

GrantPirrie Artist-In-Residence

2002

Extinction Denied, Sydney Favourites, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Briefcase 50, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
- Jacaranda Drawing Award, Grafton Regional Gallery NSW

- The Year in Art, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2003

Sulman Prize, AGNSW

Wynne Prize, AGNSW
Extinction Denied, Sydney
Ned Kelly Framed, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2004

Contemporary Australian Prints , AGNSW
- Still Life, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
- Dobell Drawing Prize: The First Ten Years, AGNSW

- Moran Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW

2005

Extinction Denied, Sydney
Australian Icons Framed, SH Ervin Gallery, NSW
- Open Bite (Cicada Press), COFA, Sydney
- Important Works On Paper, Crossley and Scott,
Melbourne
-The Sea, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
- Thai-Australian Contemporary Prints, Chiangmai University Art Museum,Thailand
- Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, Bendigo Regional Gallery

1992-06

Important Works on Paper, Rex Irwin

1994-06

Archibald Price, AGNSW

2006

Inaugural Exhibition, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

-Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Region Art G

allery, NSW

2007

 Australian Works on Paper, Rex Irwin Art Dealer

-The View From Here: Margaret Olley, William Robinson &

Nicholas Harding, Lismore Regional Art Gallery

Sulman Prize, AGNSW

Salon des Refuses, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2008

Figure in the Landscape, Rex Irwin Art Dealer

-Led Zeppelin World Tour, SH Ervin Gallery & Mornington

Peninsula Regional Gallery

-Important Drawings, Sculpture & Ceramics, Rex Irwin Art

Dealer

-Nicholas Harding: On Drawing and Painting, Sophie Gannon

Gallery, Melbourne

-Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Melbourne Art Fair

-The Kedumba Collection of Contemporary Australian Drawing,

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 

 2009

Heads, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

-Moran Portrait Prize, NSW State Library

-Figurative Painti

ng, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

-Hazelhurst Art Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery

-Shilo Project, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

-Controversy and Acclaim:Highlights of the Mosman Art Prize

1947

-2007, Mosman Art Gallery

-Idle Hours, National Port

rait Gallery, Canberra

Archibald Prize, AGNSW 

 2010

Melbourne Art Fair, Sophie Gannon Gallery

-Beleura National Works on Paper Award, Mornington

Peninsula Regional Gallery

-Paper Trail, Newcastle Region Art Gallery

-Works on Paper: Recent Acquisitions from the MRAG

Collection, Maitland Regional Art Gallery 

 2011

 Archibald Prize, AGNSW

Gallery Artists, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

-30 to Collect, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

-BIG/small, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

-Archibald Prize AGNSW

 2012

 Harding & Newis: Paintings, Osborne Samuel, London UK

-Wynne Prize AGNSW

-Kedumba Collection of Contemporary Australian Drawing,

Orange Regional Gallery

-Melbourne Art Fair, Sophie Gannon Gallery

Wynne Prize, AGNSW

 

 

 COLLECTIONS:

 

 National Gallery of Australia

National Portrait Gallery

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Kedumba Gallery of Contemporary Drawing

Newcastle Region Art Gallery

Tweed

Regional Art Gallery

Maitland Regional Art Gallery

Opera Australia

APRA/AMCOS

University of NSW

University of Sydney Union

Private and Corporate Collections in Australia, Asia, UK,

Europe and USA

 

 AWARDS / COMMISSIONS:

 

 1993

 Mosman Art Prize

 1994

 Kedumba Drawing Award

 1999

 Universities and Schools Club Prize

 2001

 Archibald Prize

 

 Dobell Drawing Prize

 

 Hills Grammar Prize

 

 Kings School Art Prize

 

 Australian Centenary Medal

 2005

 Highly Commended, Archibald Prize

 

 Peoples Choice, Archibald Prize

 2006

 Kilgour Prize

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