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Nichollas Hamper

1956 Born Chatham, England



1975-79 Slade School of Art, London University

1980-82 Royal College of Art, London



SELECTED AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS

1977 Monnington Prize, Slade School

1978 A.S. Friedlander Memorial Art Fund, Slade School

1979 Boise Travelling Scholarship, Slade School

1981 Prize-winner G.L.C. "Spirit of London" Competition

1982 Commendation G.L.C. "Spirit of London" Competition

1982 Unilever Prize, Royal College of Art

1984 Greater London Arts Association Award 1991 Prize-winner John Moores 17, Liverpool

1991 Finalist, Wolfson 25 Art Competition, Oxford



ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS

1984 Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, Australia

1985 "Expanding Images", Fischer Fine Art, London

1986 "Composite Images", Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, Australia

1990 "Rules of Engagement", Oxford Polytechnic

1990 "Fast Food Subversive", Ruskin School of Art, Oxford

1992 "The Witches Song", Accretions in magic and kitsch, Wolfson College, Oxford

1993 "Retromanticism", the Gottlieb Gallery, Oxon Touring to: Lowestoft Arts Centre. Funded by Eastern Arts Wycombe Museum. Funded by Southern Arts



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1978, 79, 82 New Contemporaries, I.C.A. London

1978, 79 Stowells Trophy, Royal Academy, London

1981, 82 "Spirit of London", Festival Hall, London 1982 "Drawings", The Space Gallery, London

1983 "Enter the Garden", Touring Exhibition

1984, 85, 86, 87, 88, 91 Contemporary Art Society Market, Smiths Gallery, London

1985 Tolly Cobbold Eastern Arts Fifth National Exhibition

1985, 86 International Arts Fair, Olympia, London 1986 "Tribute" Selected Artists from R.C.A., Smiths Gallery, London

1987 "English and Australian Art", Rex Irwin, Sydney, Australia

1988 "Metropolis", The Raab Gallery, London

1989 "Two Artists", Eirlys Tynan Art Now, London

1990-93 "Three Ways", British Council/Royal College of Art Touring Exhibition to Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Africa

1991-92 John Moores 17, Liverpool Exhibition, The Walker Art Gallery

1992 "Paintings in Hospitals", London Institute Gallery

1992 "The Body as a Room", invited artists, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford



SELECTED REVIEWS, TELEVISION AND ARTICLES

Emma Meacher, "Spirit of London prize-winners", `What's on where to go' April, 1982.

"Artist India bound with ,2000 prize", Chatham, Rochester and Gillingham News, June 6 1982.

Terence Maloon, "Nichollas Hamper at Rex Irwin Art Dealer". Sydney Morning Herald, April 1984.

"The Contemporary Art Society Market". Front page feature 'What's on where to go', October 18-24 1984.

Terence Mallaly, "Unhampered style". Nichollas Hamper at Fischer Fine Art, The Daily Telegraph, January 29 1985.

Sarah Kent, "Nichollas Hamper at Fischer Fine Art", Time Out, January 31 1985.

Terence Maloon, "Present ignored for pastiche Panache", Sydney Morning Herald, February 14 1986.

Sarah Howell, "Good Buys", Observer Magazine, October 26 1986.

Michael Shepherd, "Names to watch", Sunday Telegraph, December 1986.

"Company Investment in Art", The Money Programme, BBC TV 1987.

Sarah Jane Checkland, "Art Market", The Sunday Times, November 1 1987

Michael Shepherd, "Supermarket Artists", Sunday Telegraph, December 20 1988.

Jason Burt, "John Moores 17 Exhibition", Liverpool Echo, October 17 1991.

John McEwen, "Finger placed firmly on the creative pulse", Sunday Telegraph, November 27 1991.

Lawrence Marks, "But will it go with the curtains darling?", The Observer, November 3 1991.

Paul Oldfield, "Wolfson 25", The Oxford Times, December 6 1991.

Susan Jones, "John Moores prize-winners", Artists Newsletter, January 1992.

Annabel Etherly "Around the Galleries", The Henley Standard, February 26 1993.