Author Archive | Nicola

New Maitland Hospital Artwork 2022

Images of Art work for The New Maitland Hospital

Late last year I was commissioned by NSW Government Health Infrastructure to create the artwork for the Paediatric areas of the New Maitland Hospital. I worked alongside the very talented Jaime  Pritchard who, like me, was one of several artists invited to contribute to the Hospitals artwork. Jamie designed the beautiful trees that my images […]

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Adelaide Perry Art Prize 2021

This year the Adelaide Perry Gallery exhibited 44 finalist works in the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize. Visitors were invited to vote for the People’s Choice Award. This year I was lucky enough to share the prize with fellow artist Kate De la Motte. My charcoal drawing ‘Water Under the Canberry Bridge 2020‘ reflects my strong […]

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NEW BOOK – You Can’t Find Me

It’s been a long time between BLOGS. Lots of things have happened since then both personally and world wide. We are told that life will be “a new normal” so I guess we have to embrace it as best we can and ‘keep calm and carry on’ and find joy in the things we can […]

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After much nagging by my beautiful sister Sal,who is a Teacher Librarian, I entered my children book ‘You Can’t Catch Me’ into the  Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Prize. In 1946 the CBCA established annual book awards to promote children’s books of high literary and artistic quality. These awards are […]

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