Fay Nicolson (b. Derby 1984) has an MA from the Royal College of Art (2011) and a BA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (2006). Recent solo exhibitions include: OVER AND OVER PURE FORM, Grand Union, Birmingham, UK; PLAY SENSE, Gerald Moore Gallery, London, UK (both 2015); A P E L, Almanac Projects, London, UK; P A R E, West Lane South, London, UK, WORK WITH MATERIAL; Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, AU (all 2013); Bad Signs, PLAZAPLAZA, London (2012).
Recent selected group shows include: A Natural Syntax for Rhythmic Forms and Semiotic Variations, BID Project Gallery, Milan, IT; The Place of the Scene, Bloc Projects, Sheffield; Madrugada, Tomorrow Gallery, New York, USA; Jacopo Miliani, Fay Nicolson, Jackson Sprague, Frutta Gallery; Elapse / End, MAISTERRAVALBUENA, Madrid, ES; As it seems, COSAR HMT, Dusseldorf, DE; Palourde Cuites, Christopher Crescent, Brussels, BE; Mostyn Open 19, Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, UK; Exquisite Collapse, blip blip blip, Leeds, UK; The Decorator and the Thief (…), NGCA & Priestman Gallery, Sunderland, UK (all 2015); ACCORDION, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, UK; before breakfast we talked about the furthest visible point before it all disappeared, Tenderpixel, London, UK; Textile Languages, Thalie Art Project, Brussels, BE (all 2014); Open Cube, Mason’s Yard White Cube, London, UK (2013).
Fay has delivered talks and performances at: Open File: A Rehearsal, Outpost, Norwich, UK (2014); Lecture Performance, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK; An-artist, Unlearning, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK (both 2013); Prospectus, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK and WE ARE THE TIME, Gerrit Reitveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL (both 2012). Fay has undertaken residencies at: Montiverdi Gallery, Sienna, IT (2015); Gerald Moore Gallery, London, UK, (2013-15) and in Muscat, Oman organised by the British Council of Oman and Triangle Artists Network (2013).