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PETER SHARP FINALIST IN THE DOBELL DRAWING PRIZE 22

January 22, 2021

Peter Sharp is a finalist in The Dobell Drawing Prize 22 . The Dobell Drawing Prize is the leading drawing exhibition in Australia. Presented in partnership with the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation (SWDAF), the biennial prize explores the enduring importance of drawing within contemporary art practice. . The exhibition is current at the National Art School, Sydney from 25 March to 22 May 2021 . Image: Peter Sharp Burgess Beach 2020 Charcoal on 10 sheets of paper Installation size 150cm by 150cm

JOHN BOKOR FINALIST IN THE DOBELL DRAWING PRIZE 22

January 22, 2021

John Bokor is a finalist in The Dobell Drawing Prize 22 . The Dobell Drawing Prize is the leading drawing exhibition in Australia. Presented in partnership with the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation (SWDAF), the biennial prize explores the enduring importance of drawing within contemporary art practice. . The exhibition is current at the National Art School, Sydney from 25 March to 22 May 2021 . Image: John Bokor The lounge room in spring 2020 charcoal, wash and collage 85 x 100 cm

SUZANNE ARCHER FINALIST IN THE DOBELL DRAWING PRIZE 22

January 22, 2021

Suzanne Archer is a finalist in The Dobell Drawing Prize 22 . The Dobell Drawing Prize is the leading drawing exhibition in Australia. Presented in partnership with the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation (SWDAF), the biennial prize explores the enduring importance of drawing within contemporary art practice. . The exhibition is current at the National Art School, Sydney from 25 March to 22 May 2021 . Image: Suzanne Archer Vasculum and Exuviae (Custodian series) 2020 Ink and chalk pastel (diptych) 160 x 290 cm

OPENING EXHIBITION REVIEW IN THE AGE

April 4, 2015

Link to Dan Rule’s article ‘In the galleries: what to see in Melbourne this weekend’, here text version below: “If the debut exhibition at new Collingwood space Nicholas Thompson Gallery is anything to go by, the young art dealer – who has spent time at Australian Galleries and John Buckley Gallery – has an eye for no-nonsense painting, with significant works from artists of all generations, including senior painters Gordon Shepherdson and Alun Leach-Jones and mid-career artists Sarah Faulkner and Craig Waddell. A monumental work by John Firth-Smith, which stands at more than 2.7 metres, is a highlight, his abstract motifs…

GALLERY IN UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ALUMNI NEWS

March 24, 2015

Read article here – text version below: UQ Art History graduate opens his own commercial gallery 24 March 2015 Nicholas Thompson, an Honours graduate in Art History from the University of Queensland, has opened his own commercial gallery in Melbourne. Nicholas completed his Honours thesis on Australian Indigenous Art at UQ and has worked at some of the most esteemed galleries in Australia. Mr Thompson said his experience in galleries including Australian Galleries and John Buckley Gallery in Melbourne and Philip Bacon Galleries in Brisbane was where he honed his skills in the commercial sector of the art world. “I had…

GALLERY IN THE AGE AND SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

March 17, 2015

Read the article online here, text version below: Nicholas Thompson’s new Collingwood gallery sparks dialogue between artists young and old Dylan Rainforth Published: March 17, 2015 – 2:32PM Nicholas Thompson opens a new, eponymous gallery in Langridge Street, Collingwood, this Saturday, only a stone’s throw from Australian Galleries where he was gallery manager for the past three years. Before that he worked for John Buckley and, in his hometown of Brisbane, Philip Bacon Galleries. “I’d been working for galleries for about a decade and it was kind of just time to do my own thing,” Thompson says. “I’m opening with15 artists…

NICHOLAS THOMPSON INTERVIEWED ON ALEX MCCULLOCH’S THE ART SHOW

March 10, 2015

Link to the interview here

GALLERY IN ART COLLECTOR MAGAZINE

February 8, 2015

Column in Jan 2015 issue on the opening of the gallery.

GALLERY DEVELOPMENT IN PHOTOS

February 8, 2015

View the beginnings of the gallery.  

NICHOLAS THOMPSON ON ARTS MANAGEMENT CAREERS PANEL AT MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY

September 10, 2014

Dr Kate Macneill and Assoc. Prof. Alison Inglis, the Coordinators of the Master of Arts and Cultural Management and the Master of Art Curatorship are hosting a careers panel discussing career pathways and perspectives on the Arts industry. Speakers will include: Melissa Loughnan, founder of Utopian Slumps gallery and recently appointed director of Anna Schwartz galleries in Melbourne’s Flinders Lane and Sydney’s Darlington. Sarah Reynolds, who has worked at the Wheeler Centre and in Tasmania running a performing arts subscription season. Nicholas Thompson, has previously worked with Philip Bacon Galleries, John Buckley Gallery; and as Gallery Manager at prestigious Australian…