NICHOLAS UHLMANN

1974  Born Sydney, Australia

 

             

 

Biography

                                     

2002              Bachelor of Visual Art and Applied Design, Adelaide Centre for    

                        Art, Adelaide, South Australia

 

2000             Three month studio residency, Bronsgieterij Sijen Art Foundry,

                       The Netherlands

                      

1997-1999   Advanced Diploma of Visual Art, NASA, Adelaide, South    

                       Australia

 

1992-2000  Travels extensively throughout South-East Asia, India, Nepal, 

                       South America, Turkey, Israel, Greece and Western Europe.   

                       Studies Lam Rim meditation in Kopan Monastery,

                       Kathmandu valley, Nepal.

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2019               BMGART, Adelaide, SA

2017               Janet Clayton Gallery, NSW

2017               BMGART, Adelaide, SA

2014               Janet Clayton Gallery, NSW    

2013               BMGART, Adelaide, SA

2010               Pivotal Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

2010               BMGART (SALA show), Adelaide, SA

2007               Coriole Music Festival, SA

2007               BMGART (SALA show), Adelaide, SA

2004               BMGART, Adelaide, SA

2002               BMGART, Adelaide, SA

 

Selected Joint and Group Exhibitions

2020               Palmer Sculpture Biennial, Palmer, SA

 

2019               The Sculpture Park, United Kingdom.

                       Sculpture For Sight, St Marks College, Nth Adelaide, SA

                       Heysen Sculpture Biennial, Hahndorf, SA  

                       Australian Galleries Sculpture Park, Porcupine ridge, VIC

 

2018              Biennial of Australian Art, Ballarat, VIC

                       Montalto Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, VIC

                       Sculpture in the Governors garden, Government House, Adelaide, SA

                       Sculpture For Sight, Sight For All Foundation, SA

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, Palmer, SA

 

2017              Sculpture in the Governors garden, Government House, Adelaide, SA

                       SALA Sculpture, Clayton Wesley Uniting Church, Norwood, SA

                       Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA

                       Sculpture on the Wharf, Woolloomooloo, NSW

 

2016              Montalto Sculpture Prize, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial

                       Heysen Sculpture Biennial, Hahndorf, SA

                       BMGART, Adelaide, SA

                       Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA

 

2015              Christmas exhibition, BMGART, Adelaide, SA

                       Sculpture Survey, Gomboc Gallery, Middle Swan, WA

                       Joint show, BMGART, Adelaide, SA

                       Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA

 

2014              Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi, NSW

                       Journeys, Centennial Park, SA

                       Richard Cohen OAM Memorial Sculpture Competition, SA       

                       Harbourside Sculpture Exhibition, NSW

                       Lorne Sculpture Biennial, VIC

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, SA

 

2013              Sculpture For Sight, Sight For All Foundation, SA

                       Fleurieu Art Prize 2013 Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, SA

                       Ex Aqua, Light Square Gallery, SA

                       Oz Minerals Copper Sculpture Award, Adelaide Airport, SA

                       In Situ, Adelaide Botanic Gardens, SA

                       Dream Voyager, SALA, Terminal One, Adelaide Airport, SA

                       Richard Cohen OAM Memorial Sculpture Competition, SA       

                       Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA

 

2012              Manyung Galleries (18 sculptures), Mt Eliza, VIC

                       Richard Cohen Memorial Sculpture Competition, Burnside, SA         

                       Melbourne Sculpture Prize, Art Melbourne, VIC             

                       Heysen Sculpture Biennial, Hahndorf, SA

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, SA

                       Sculpture, Janet Clayton Gallery at Danks, Sydney, NSW

                       Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA

 

2011              Sculpturescape, Lorne Sculpture Exhibition, Lorne, VIC

                       Sculpt, Fleurieu Sculpture Invitational, SA

                       From the outside, Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney.

                       The Protégé, Aptos Cruz Galleries, SA

                       Manyung Galleries, Mt Eliza, VIC

                       Sculpture At The Grove, United Kingdom

                       WithoutPier Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

                       Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA

 

2010              Final show, PIVOTAL Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

                       Evolving Elements, Aptos Cruz Galleries, SA

                       Artscape Sculpture Biennial, NSW

                       PIVOTAL Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, SA

 

2009             Lorne Sculpture Exhibition, VIC

                       Fresh Air, Quenington Sculpture Show, United Kingdom.

                       Burford House, United Kingdom

                       Art Melbourne 09, (PIVOTAL Galleries), Melbourne, VIC

                       Sculpture on the Cliffs, Elliston, SA

 

2008             Hinterland, Country Arts SA, touring regional galleries in SA

                       PIVOTAL Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

                       Macquarie Bank Fine Arts exhibition, SA

                       Fleurieu Biennial, K1 Winery, Kiutpo, SA

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, Adelaide Festival, Palmer, SA

 

2007              PIVOTAL Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

                       Burghley House Sculpture Park, Lincolnshire, UK

                       Fresh Air, Quenington Sculpture Show, UK.

                       Coriole festival, Coriole Winery, SA

                       Finalist, Montalto Sculpture Prize, Montalto Winery, VIC

 

2006             PIVOTAL Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, Palmer, SA

                       Sculpture 2006, MaunsellWickes Gallery, Sydney, NSW

 

2005              Sculpture By The Sea, Sydney, NSW

                       Aquasculpture, Town Green, Port Macquarie, NSW

                       SWELL Sculpture Festival, Currumbin beach, QLD

                       Nicholas Uhlmann, SOHO Galleries, Sydney

                       Sculpture Inside, MaunsellWickes @ BSG, Sydney

                       ARTWORKS Contemporary, Southport, QLD

                       Sydney Affordable Art Show, (SOHO Galleries), Sydney, NSW

 

2004              Willoughby Art Prize, Willoughby Civic Centre, NSW

                       SCULPTURE 16, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, NSW

                       Sydney Affordable Art Show, (SOHO Galleries), Sydney, NSW

                       John Gordon Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW

                       Lake Russell Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW

                       Spring Art, Loreto College, SA

 

2003              Less is more, BMGART, Adelaide, SA 

                       Confluence, Aqua-Sculpture exhibition, Port Macquarie, NSW

                       SCULPTURE 15, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, NSW

                       Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT

                       Arterial Gallery, Adelaide, SA

                       Spring Art, Loreto College, SA

 

2002              KRILL, Graduating show, Light Square Gallery, Adelaide, SA

                       Maestros&Apprentices, Adelaide Convention Centre, SA

                       Shop@rt, Holdfast Shores, Glenelg, SA

                       SCULPTURE 14, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, NSW

                       Spring Art, Loreto College, SA

 

2001              Christmas Show, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, NSW

                       Garden Sculpture, Adelaide Central Gallery, SA

                       Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT

                       SCULPTURE 13, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, NSW

 

2000             Maestros&Apprentices, Adelaide Convention Centre, SA

                       Helpmann Academy Graduate Show, Adelaide, SA

                       BMGART, Adelaide, SA

 

1999              Rocket Scientists,Graduation Exhibition, NASA Gallery, SA

  

                 

 

Sculpture Awards and Events

 

2016              Peoples Choice Award, Heysen Sculpture Biennial, SA

2014              Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi, NSW

                       Richard Cohen OAM Memorial Sculpture Prize Winner, SA

2012              Oz Minerals Copper Sculpture Award, SALA 2012, SA

                       Richard Cohen OAM Memorial Sculpture Prize Winner, SA

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, SA

                       Heysen Sculpture Biennial, Hahndorf, SA

                       Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures, SA

2011              Sculpture At The Grove, United Kingdom

2010              The Palmer Award, awarded by Greg Johns.

                       Artscape Sculpture Biennial, NSW

                       Palmer Sculpture Biennial, SA

2009              Quenington Sculpture Show, UK

                       Lorne Sculpture Exhibition, VIC

2007              Finalist, Montalto Sculpture Prize, Montalto Winery, VIC

                       Quenington Sculpture Show, UK

2005              Finalist, Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi, NSW

                       Finalist, 'SWELL' Sculpture festival, Currumbin Beach, QLD

2004              Finalist, Willoughby Art Prize, Chatswood, NSW

2002              Rising Star, Oscarts Awards, SA

2000              Best Sculpture, Oscarts Awards, SA

 

 

Public Sculpture Commissions/Opportunities

2020             'Grounded Guardian', Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail, Penneshaw, SA.

2016              ‘Rock Bottom Riser’, Sorrento main street, Mornington 

                        Peninsula, VIC

2016              ‘Shelter’, cnr Waymouth St and Topham Mall, Adelaide City

                        Council, SA. (Adelaide City Council Sculpture Hire Program)

2015               Five large-scale outdoor sculptures, East Piazza, New Royal                          

                        Adelaide Hospital, SA

2013               Six sculptures, Glen Osmond Creek Linear Trail, City of Unley

                        Council, SA.                  

2011/12        Three large-scale sculptures, UNO Apartments, Adelaide CBD,                    

                        Housing SA, State Government of South Australia.

2010              Orphanage Park sculpture commission, Unley Council, SA

2009              Eight public sculptures for three reserves at the 'City Edge'      

                        Housing Development, Brompton, SA

 

 

 

Private Collections/Commissions

                       Private collections in Australia, UK and Holland. Corporate    

                       Collections including: Santos House, SAGreat, Stillwell                   

                       Management Consultants, WoodsBagot Architects, DTEI,                    

                       Adelaide.

                       Institute of Chartered accountants commission, 33 Erskine rd,         

                       Sydney.

                       Adelaide Prize 2007- 2009, Adelaide City Council, SA

 

 

  

 

Bibliography

2016            Keogh, Melissa, ‘$1000 for people’s prize, back page, The Mt      

                     Barker Courier, 4 May.

                     Clayton, Joan, ‘Flowerpower’, Hillstyle, The Mt

                     Barker Courier, 16 March.

2014            Ditessa, Rob, ‘Meditations in Metal, The Sculptures of Nicholas             

                     Uhlmann’, profile p 30 - 33, CraftArts International, no 92.

2013             Clayton, Joan, ‘Voyage in metal and wood’, Hillstyle, The Mt

                     Barker Courier, 13 November.

                     Clayton, Joan, ‘ExAqua’, Hillstyle, The Mt Barker Courier, 2 Oct.

                     ‘Dream Journey To Reality’, Business Journal, Adelaide           

                      Advertiser, SA, 6 August.

                      Clayton, Joan, ‘Airport Sculpture A Flight Of Fancy’, The Mt           

                      Barker Courier, SA, 7 August.

2012             ‘The Art Of Shopping’, SALife, Sep 2012.

                      ‘Artistic Voyage’, The Mt Barker Courier, SA, Sep 2012.

                      ‘Sculpture brings art alive for SALA’, The Mt Barker Courier, SA,

                      July 2012.

2011              Llewellyn, Jane, ‘Mentors and disciples’, The Adelaide Review,

                      Issue 377, July 2011.          

                      Probert, Noel, ‘Now You See It’, Adelaide Hills Magazine,

                      Autumn 2011.

2010             Lloyd, Tim, ‘Artistic Heart’, The Advertiser, Adelaide, 6 August.

                      Thring, Harry, ‘Imagination beyond form’, The Independent                 

                      Weekly, Adelaide, 6 August.

                      Clayton, Joan, ‘Sculptor shows softness in steel’, The Mt Barker   

                      Courier, SA, 4 August.

2008            Stace, Alison, 'Sculpture Parks and Trails of England', image of

                      sculpture, page 84.

2007             Lloyd, Tim, 'Artists size up situation as they prepare for big  

                      event’, The Advertiser, Adelaide, 9 August.

                      Dutkiewicz, Adam, 'Craft of their own', Arts, The Independent    

                      Weekly, Adelaide, 1 September.

                      Kennet, Heather, 'Natural Flow', Adelaide Matters, Adelaide,                                       

                      September.

                      Weldon, Susie, 'Breath of fresh air', Western Daily Press, UK,     

                      June.

                      Richards, Judy, 'Shaping a life from inner truth', People In     

                      Profile, Mt Barker Courier, SA, 8 August.

                      Alexander, Di, 'Pushing Boundaries of Art', WiltsGlosStandard,

                      UK, June.

 

2004             Dutkiewicz, Adam, Review, ‘Fusion of Abstraction’,            

                      The Advertiser, Adelaide, 7 February.

2003             Dutkiewicz, Adam, review, ‘Edge of the sublime’,

                      The Advertiser, Adelaide, 1 December.

                     

2002            The Advertiser, Adelaide, Oscarts Awards, ‘Rising Stars’,

                      28 December.

                      Adelaide Matters, image of work, Adelaide, September edition

 

2000           The Advertiser, Adelaide, Oscarts Awards, ‘Best Sculpture’,    

                     16 December, p11.

                     The Adelaide Review, ‘Helpmann Graduate Exhibition, review,

                     February.

                     The Advertiser, ‘Art’s Stepping Stone’, page 19, 19 February

                     RIP IT UP, ‘Helpmann Graduate Exhibition’, February edition

                     GT Magazine, February.              

                     Mt Barker Courier, ‘Sculptor’s perfect ending to study’,

                     16 February.

 

1999            The Adelaide Review, ‘Beam Me Up’, review, November

                     City Messenger, ‘City Scene’, review, 13 October.

                     RIP IT UP, issue 543, ‘Lifestyle’ cover images and review, Oct.      

                   

 

Referees

 

Trudy-Anne Brown

Director

BMGART

444 South Rd,

Marleston, Adelaide, South Australia   5033

Ph (08) 8297 2440

Mobile 0421 311 680

Email: art@bmgart.com.au

 

Matthew Ives

Cultural Development Coordinator

City of Unley

PO Box 1 Unley SA 5061

Ph (08) 8372 5134

Email: mives@unley.sa.gov.au

 

Ms Judy Potter

Head of Arts Consultancy for New Royal Adelaide Hospital

HYLC

Ph 0418 831 268

Email: judy.potter@internode.on.net

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