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NATHAN TAYLOR
Born 1979

EDUCATION

2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours Research (First Class)
1998 - 2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Dean’s Honour Roll
The University of Tasmania - Centre for the Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Loved to death, Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
2010 Dead to the world, Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
2009 Homesick, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Six New Works, Despard Gallery, Hobart
Culture made easy, Linden, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne
2007 The suburban vernacular, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
Portrait, New drawings by Nathan Taylor, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2005 Recent Paintings, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney
2003 Love & Concrete, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2000 Photographic Memory, Foyer Installation Gallery, Hobart
Reminiscence, Little Space Gallery, Hobart College, Hobart

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 The Colonial to the Personal, The Old Boys Gallery, Christ Church Grammar School, Perth
2014 Examination Exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery, Tasmanian College for the Arts, Hobart
2013 Australian Landscape: Present in the Now, Michael Reid Berlin, Germany
2013 Century of Aesthetics, Little Space Gallery, Hobart College
2012 Murr-ma, Jamushek, Hamburger Bahnof, Berlin, Germany
2012 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
2011 Red, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2010 Melbourne Art Fair Preview Show, Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
2010 Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2010 Artist Stable Group Show, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2009 ArtSale@TMAG, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart
2009 Here/Now, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2008 21st Annual Summer Show, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2008 Metro 5 Art Award, Benalla Regional Gallery, Benalla
2007 20th Annual Summer Show, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2007 New Gallery Launch, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2007 What ever I like…, Despard Gallery Anniversary exhibition, Hobart
2006 Summer Group Show, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Melbourne Art Fair, Stand C42, Royal Exhibition Centre, Despard Gallery
2005 Artist Stable Launch, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2004 Melbourne Art Fair, Stand 55, Royal Exhibition Centre, Despard Gallery
2004 Salon, Tasmanian Group Exhibition, Peter Lane Gallery, Woollahra, NSW
2003 16th Annual Summer Show, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2002 A Baroque Christmas, 15th Annual Christmas Exhibition, Despard Gallery
2002 Off the Rack, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2001 14th Annual Christmas Exhibition, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2001 Emerging Artist Exhibition, Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
2001 To be Announced... Little Space Gallery, Hobart College, Hobart
2001 Raw, Long Gallery, Salamanca, Hobart
2000 Salsa, 13th Annual Christmas Exhibition, Despard Gallery, Hobart
1999 Palate to Palette, Elizabeth Street, Hobart
1998-99 The Summer Show, Entrepot Gallery, Hobart
1997 Art Rage, Queen Victoria Museum Launceston
1996 Art Rage, Queen Victoria Museum Launceston & Hobart Museum and Art Gallery


COMMISSIONS

2011 Portrait of His Excellency The Honourable Peter Underwood AC & Mrs Underwood
2002 Mural for the Tasmanian Aboriginal Land Council Education Centre

COLLECTIONS

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
Maatsuyker Collection
Private Collections Nationally

GRANTS

2007 Recipient Janet Holmes á Court Artists’ Grant
2006 Recipient Marten Bequest Traveling Scholarship
2003 Artist Development Grant, Arts Tasmania
2003 Industry Development Grant, Arts Tasmania

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

2014 Selected as finalist in the John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery
2013 Selected as finalist in the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2013 Selected as finalist in the Mount Eyre Art Prize, Sydney
2012 Winner of the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery Selected as finalist in the Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
2012 Selected as finalist in the John Fries Memorial Prize, Sydney
2012 Selected as finalist in the City of Hobart Art Prize, Hobart
2011 Selected as finalist in the John Fries Memorial Prize, Sydney
2011 Selected as finalist in the Corangamarah Art Prize, Victoria
2011 Selected as finalist in the Mount Eyre Vineyard Art Prize, Sydney
2010 Nominated for Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Sydney – Highly Commended
2010 Selected as finalist Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship
2010 Selected as finalist Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
2010 Selected as finalist in CLIP Award, Perth Centre for Photography, Western Australia
2010 Selected as finalist in the Mount Eyre Vineyard Art Prize, Sydney
2009 Selected as finalist in the City of Hobart Art Prize, Hobart
2008 Selected as finalist in The Corangamarah Art Prize, Victoria
2008 Selected as finalist in the annual METRO 5 Art Award, Melbourne
2008 Selected as finalist in the inaugural Tasmanian Youth Portraiture Prize
2007 Selected as finalist in RIPE Art & Australia / ANZ Private Bank Contemporary Art Award
2003 Selected as finalist to The Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart
2002 Selected as finalist to the inaugural annual METRO 5 Art Award, Melbourne
1997 Awarded Art Production Prize, Hobart
1997 Awarded Ian McDonald Memorial Prize, Hobart

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES & PUBLICATIONS

2013 Art Monthly, Leigh Summers, Issue 262, August, page 46
2012 Nathan Taylor: Poetics of excess, Artist monograph, Emily Cloney & Michael Reid
2012 Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum, 8th / 9th September, Page 16
2012 The Art Life, Andrew Frost, Exhibition profile, 14th September
2012 Art Almanac, Exhibition profile, September Issue
2012 Belle Magazine, Anne-Maree Sargeant, Right Now Art, October / November, page 62
2012 Australian Art Review, Profile, Jeremy Eccles, May / April
2012 Photo Realism, PhD thesis, Helmut Rauch, Kunstuniversität Linz, Austria
2012 Belle Magazine, Tanya Buchanan, Belle Reader Event, June / July, page 93
2012 Belle Magazine, Belle Reader Event, February / March, page 110
2011 Sun Herald, Culture, Andrew Taylor, 7th August
2011 Belle Magazine, Anne-Maree Sargeant, Right Now Art, June / July, page 56
2011 Australian Art: Who, when, what & how much?, Emily Cloney & Michael Reid
2011 Belle Magazine, Our Times, April / May, page 60
2010 Artist Profile Magazine, profile, Issue 13
2010 The Australian, Arts, Out & About, Bridget Cormack, 3rd November Page 16
2010 The Drum Media, Front Row Arts, Bethany Small, 2nd November, Page 67 & 71
2010 The Mercury, Gill Vowles, 12th November, Page 7
2010 The Weekend Australian, Pulse of the Nation, Teresa Ooi, 13th, November, Page 10
2010 Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum, Lynne Dwyer, 13th / 14th November, Page 13
2010 Nine to Five, 22nd November, Issue 1122, On The Wall
2010 Nine to Five, 15th November, Issue 1121, What’s On
2010 The Daily Telegraph, 13th November
2010 The Art Market Monitor, Michael Reid, 27th October
2009 Art Almanac, Exhibition profile, September Issue
2009 The Saturday Mercury, Inside Stories, 20th June, page 7
2009 Sydney Morning Herald, James Cockington, 25th March, page 3
2009 Australian Art Collector, 50 Most Collectable Artists, Issue #47
2009 The Apple, TMAGgots, Sixth Issue, Autumn
2008 The Art Market Report, Editor’s Choice, Issue #30, page 42
2008 The Mercury, Gallery Watch, Clyde Selby, Review, 15th November, page 8
2008 Sunday Tasmanian, Penny Thow, Sunday, 2nd November, page 5
2008 Art Almanac, Exhibition profile, November Issue
2008 Australian Art Collector, Judith Abell, TasWrap, Issue #46, page 318
2008 The Age, Metro, Ross Moore, 22nd August, page 17
2008 The Age, A2, Ashley Crawford, 16th August, page 22
2008 Artist Profile, Must See, Issue #4, page 97
2008 The Age, A2, Nicole Bittar, 12th July, page 8
2008 Moreland Leader Art, David Stockman, 9th June, page 24
2008 Moreland Community News, Pinar Gencturk, 10th June, page 9
2007 The Financial Review, Lyndall Crisp, Arts, 15th & 16th December, page 27
2007 The Mercury, Gallery Watch, Clyde Selby, Review, 1st December, page 8
2007 Portrait: New drawings by, Nathan TaylorCatalogue essay, Wayne Brookes
2007 Art Almanac, Exhibition profile, September Issue
2007 The Age, A2, Megan Backhouse, 22nd September, page 20
2007 The Age, Metro, Megan Backhouse, 15th August, page 17
2007 Suburban Vernacular, Catalogue Essay, Ashley Crawford
2006 The Australian Art Market Report, Issue #20, Winter
2005 The Wentworth Courier, Collector, 30th November, page 80
2005 The Australian Art Market Report, Issue #18, Summer, page 28
2005 The Age, Metro, Megan Backhouse, 26th October, page 19
2005 Nathan Taylor: Concrete Poetics, Kit Wise, Recent Paintings, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney ISBN 0-9757024-3-2
2004 The Financial Review, Lyndall Crisp, Arts, 7th October, page 51
2004 State of the Arts, Laura Murray, October – December
2004 Melbourne Art Fair, Steven Joyce, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2003 The Saturday Mercury, Joerge Andersch, Review, 22nd November, page 78
2003 The Mercury, Wendy Kennedy, Article, 17th November, page 24
2003 The Mercury, Meryl Naidoo, Article, 31st October, page 33
2002 The Mercury, Article, 20th December, page 19
2001 The Saturday Mercury, Joerge Andersch, Review, 23rd June, page 36
2001 Australian Art Collector’, Issue #17, July – September, page 46

MEDIA

2009 Television Article, Sky News, Your Money Your Call, Michael Reid & David Cook
2008 Radio Interview, 936 ABC Radio Hobart, Annie Warburton
2008 Radio Interview, Edge FM, Wayne Brookes
2003 Television Article, Love This Place, Southern Cross Television
2001 Radio Interview, 936 ABC Radio Hobart, Tim Cox

ARTIST TALKS

2014 University of Tasmania
2014 Mount Carmel College
2014 Sandy Bay Infant School
2013 St Michael's Collegiate School
2012 Belle Magazine Artist Dinner
2011 Island Art Collection
2010 University of Tasmania
2010 Hobart College
2010 Friends’ School



Artwork 5789
Nathan Taylor
More Than Welcome

2012

acrylic on board

40.00 x 80.00 cm

Artwork 5864
Nathan Taylor
Best Before, II

2014

acrylic on board

75.00 x 80.00 cm

Artwork 5865
Nathan Taylor
Best Before, III

2014

acrylic on board

75.00 x 80.00 cm

Artwork 5741
Nathan Taylor
By All Means

2013

acrylic on board

30.00 x 60.00 cm

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Artwork 5745
Nathan Taylor
Learn to Love

acrylic on board

40.00 x 80.00 cm

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Artwork 5744
Nathan Taylor
Speak of the Devil

acrylic on board

50.00 x 100.00 cm

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Artwork 5743
Nathan Taylor
Dead to the World

acrylic on board

50.00 x 100.00 cm

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Artwork 5742
Nathan Taylor
Change of Heart

acrylic on board

50.00 x 100.00 cm

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