The Pocket with the Book
Acrylic on denim, 250 x 330
Untitled (Three Pockets)
Water colour on paper
Acrylic on canvas, with cotton patch
Picture That's Trying to Hide
Oil on canvas
Ink on paper, 15 x 29
Pen on whiteboard, 34 x 59
Acrylic on canvas, 56 x 40 and 140 x 100
Acrylic on canvas, 200 x 130
Travelling Envelope No. 2
Acrylic on newspaper, 78 x 58cm
Nick Austin was born in Whangarei in 1979. He graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts from Auckland University of Technology in 2001 and a Master of Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, in 2004.
His work has featured in several exhibitions, including: When Shoe Leaves Foot (2015, Westspace, Melbourne, with Helen Maudsley), The Town Wrist Watch (2014, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, solo), New Revised Edition (2013, City Gallery, Wellington, group), The Liquid Dossier (2013, Hocken Library, Dunedin, solo), Last Ride in a Hot Air Balloon: the Third Auckland Triennial (2010, Auckland Art Gallery, group), Paperwork (2009, Gambia Castle, Auckland, solo).
In 2012 he was the Frances Hodgkins Fellow at the University of Otago. He has lived in Dunedin ever since.