artists represented

Born 1956, United Kingdom

Solo exhibitions

2017
'Nicholas Harding: 28 Portraits', National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

2016, 2014, 2012, 2009, 2006, 2004
Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2015, 2014, 2013
Olsen Irwin Gallery, Sydney

2016, 2013, 2010, 2008
Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002
Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2010
'Drawn to Paint', 25 year survey exhibition
S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2010
Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

2007, 2005
Crossley Scott, Melbourne

1997
Theo Waddington Fine Art, London


Selected group exhibitions

2016
'Arcadia', Tweed Regional Art Gallery
Fleurieu Art Prize, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide
Shirley Hannan Portrait Prize, Bega Regional Art Gallery

2015
National Artists' Self Portrait Award, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane
Moran Portrait Prize, Sydney and Regional Galleries tour
'Carving light and landscape', Tweed Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Sophie Gannon Gallery and Olsen Irwin Gallery

2014
'Arcadia: Sound of the sea', National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
'Salon des Refuses', S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair, Sophie Gannon Gallery and Olsen Irwin Gallery

2013
'20 Years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing', touring Grafton Regional Gallery, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Orange Regional Gallery, National Art School Gallery, Tweed Regional Gallery
'Drawing Margaret', Tweed Regional Gallery
Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Sophie Gannon Gallery and Olsen Irwin Gallery

2012
Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Kedumba Collection of Contemporary Drawing, Orange Regional Gallery
'Harding and Newis: Paintings', Osborne Samuel, London

2011
Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Moran Portrait Prize, State Library of New South Wales

2010
Melbourne Art Fair, Sophie Gannon Gallery
Beleura National Works on Paper Award, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
'Paper trail', Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Recent Acquisitions from the MRAG Collection, Maitland Regional Art Gallery

2009
Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Moran Portrait Prize, State Library of New South Wales
Hazelhurst Art Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
'Shilo Project', Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
'Controversy and Acclaim: Highlights of the Mosman Art Prize', Mosman Art Gallery
'Idle Hours', National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

2008
Melbourne Art Fair, Rex Irwin Art Dealer
Kedumba Collection of Contemporary Australian Drawing, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
'Led Zeppelin World Tour', S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2007
Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Salon des Refuses, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
'The View from Here: Margaret Olley, William Robinson, and Nicholas Harding', Lismore Regional Art Gallery

2006
Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Region Art Gallery

2005
Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, Bendigo Regional Gallery
'Australian Icons Framed', S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
'One Bite (Cicada Press)', College of Fine Arts, Sydney
Thai-Australian Contemporary Prints, Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Thailand

2004
Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Moran Portrait Prize, State Library of New South Wales
Contemporary Australian Prints, Art Gallery of New South Wales
'Dobell Drawing Prize: The First Ten Years', Art Gallery of New South Wales

2003
Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
'Ned Kelly Framed', S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney


Awards

2006 - Kilgour Prize
2005 - People's Choice, Archibald Prize
2005 - Highly commended, Archibald Prize
2001 - Archibald Prize
2001 - Dobell Drawing Prize
2001 - Australian Centenary Medal
2001 - Kings School Art Prize
2001 - Hills Grammar Prize
2000 - Lane Cove Drawing and Print Prize
1999 - Universities and Schools Club Prize
1998 - Commended, Archibald Prize
1994 - Kedumba Drawing Award
1993 - Mosman Art Prize


Collections

National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Tweed Regional Art Gallery
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Kedumba Gallery of Contemporary Drawing
University of New South Wales Art Collection
Mosman Municipal Council
APRA/AMCOS
Opera Australia
University and Schools Club
University of Sydney Union
Private and corporate collections worldwide