#

About

img
Nicolette is a rare and unique artist, beginning her career in earnest and excelling at an unprecedented rate, over the past decade. Since completing her BA NITA, ANU in 2000, she has built an impressive portfolio, including group exhibitions in regional centres to private galleries in Melbourne, Sydney and New York. Since 2005, she has been a Finalist in eight major national art Awards and in 2000, won the Emerging Artists Support Scheme Acquisition Award. Her work is collected by the Australian National Archive and numerous international private collections. She has been invited Graduate in Residence at the ANU School of Art, as well as held Workshops for the National Museum of Australia and Goulburn Regional Gallery.

Most impressive is the range and ingenuity of her work. Black works exclusively with found and recycled materials, post-industrial waste, domestic decay and debris, trash. Discarded tea-bag sculptural works of feminine embodiment; Yvonne-Koolamatrie-esque computer coiled neon baskets; lacy undergarment ‘dilly-bags’ of fibre optical cord and nylon; a masterful post-modern medley of sample, repetition, and re-use. What won’t quit, rust, decompose;

Products

Latest blogs

footnote

using the moulded insets that were made to keep my new shoes in shape, I drew and kept a diary format on the little paper feet

03/14/2016 Nic
blog1

tea bag hat

Black works exclusively with found and recycled materials, post-industrial waste, domestic decay and debris, trash.

01/21/2016 Nic
blog3

biro on canvas

the joy of a biro pen, can be extended to drawing straight on the canvas itself. Somehow this use of canvas instead of paper gives the drawing a kind of importance, like a drawing under glass and a carefully cut matt.  To draw in this manner, on canvas, makes your viewer, even yourself feel the […]

01/21/2016 Nic
blog4

hand made paper

hand made paper, from recycled cotton clothing, dyed with pigment extracted from eucalyptus bark, and then drawn on with biro

01/21/2016 Nic

Site designed by Sapian Technologies