Cup and stem

By Nick Coulson

Medium: Acrylic on board

Year Completed: 2023

Size: 24cm by 18cm


About the Artist

Short Bio

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Nick Coulson (b. 1973, Melbourne) is a Brisbane based artist whose paintings explore everyday objects - these tend to be small, mostly domestic and often overlooked. Painting from both observation and photos.

Nick has been a finalist in the Lethbridge 20000 Small Scale Art Award (2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022),  Hawkesbury Art Prize (2021), Stanthorpe Art Prize (2021), Byron Arts Magazine Prize (2018, 2020)  and the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award (2018 and 2019).

Nick has been part of group exhibitions in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

Online exhibitions

2022  ‘Things you keep’

Selected Group exhibitions

2022  ‘Softly, Softly’ at Michael Reid Northern Beaches, Sydney
2022   ‘Stockroom Exhibition’ at Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
2021  ‘Downlands Art Exhibition’ - Toowoomba
2019  ‘Spring Salon’ at Otomys Contemporary, Melbourne
2019  ‘Artists for Moreton Bay’ - Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane
2019   ‘Recent works’ - Metcalfe Gallery, Brisbane

Awards / Prizes

2022  Lethbridge Gallery Art Prize – Finalist
2021  Hawkesbury Art Prize – Finalist
2021  Lethbridge Gallery Art Prize – Finalist
2021  Stanthorpe Art Prize – Finalist
2020  Byron Arts Magazine Art Prize – Finalist
2020  Lethbridge Gallery Art Prize – Finalist
2019  Eutick Memorial Still Life Award – Finalist
2018  Byron Arts Magazine Art Prize - Honourable mention
2018  Eutick Memorial Still Life Award – Finalist
2018  Lethbridge Gallery Art Prize – Commendation
2018  Milburn Art Prize – Finalist
2017  Art Piece Gallery 30x30 Art Prize - Winner - Best Still Life


InsideOut Magazine, April 2022. Issue 206. 'Super green' article, Pg55.
Byron Arts Magazine, Summer 20. Issue 18. Artwork for 2020 BAM Art Prize.
Byron Arts Magazine, Winter 20. Issue 17. Artists respond to isolation, Pg 51.
Byron Arts Magazine, Summer 18. Issue 12. Artwork for 2018 BAM Art Prize, Pg 8.

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