Simon Nicholas Paintings

Born in London in 1954, Simon Nicholas studied at Camberwell School of Art. He gained a residency in Oslo, living and working in Edvard Munch’s original studio. He continues to live and work in the city.

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Maybaum , San Francisco, USA “Urban Landscapes”
2018 Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway “Mapping the Studio”
2017 Haugesund Kunstforening, Norway “Gallery”
2016 Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg “New Work”
2015 Aalesunds Kunstforening, Norway
2014 Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg “Paintings”
2013 Trafo Kunsthall, Norway “Bjørvika Paintings“
2012 University Gallery Newcastle, UK
2011 Kings Place Gallery, London
2011 Galerie Clairefontaine “Paintings“
2010 Bærum Kunstforening, Norway “From the birch series 1989- 1995“
2009 Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg “Kirchberg Paintings”
2008 Gallery Henoch, New York “Composed Cities”
2007 Galerie Clairefontaine “Atrium”
2006 Gallery Aasen, Ålesund, Norway
2005 Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway “Tiers”
2004 Galleri Brandstrup “Concourse”
2003 Galleri Aasen, Ålesund
2002 University Gallery, Newcastle, England “City Interiors”
2001 University Gallery, Newcastle
2001 Tegneforbundet, Oslo “City Interiors”
2000 England & co, London
2000 Galleri 9, Kristiansand, Norway
2000 Skien Kunstforening, Norway
1999 Galleri F 15, Norway
1999 Oslo Kunstforening
1999 Buskerud Kunstnersenter
1993 Philip Graham Gallery, London
1990 Galleri Aktuell Kunst, Oslo
1989 Galleri Garmer, Göteborg, Sweden
1989 Drammen Kunstforening, Norway
1987 Bergen Kunstforening
1986 Richard Pomeroy, London

Group Exhibitions

2018 Østlandsutstilling, Kunstbanken, Hamar, Norway
2017 “Sketch”, Rabley Drawing Centre, UK
2015 The London Group Open
2013 “City Paintings”, Gallery Henoch, New York
“The Discerning Eye”, The Mall Galleries, London
Ruth Borchard self portrait exhibition, Kings Place Gallery, London
Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg
2011 Ruth Borchard self portrait exhibition, Kings Place Gallery
2010 Galleri LNM, Oslo “True Color”
2008 Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg “Portrait –Self portrait”
2007 Gallery Henoch “New Talent”
2006 Rosenberg+Kaufman Fine Art, New York “Dealer’s Choice”,
Art of the 20th Century, New York
England &co Gallery, London
Norske Bilder, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo
2005 Flowers Central, London “Small Work 23″
Gallery Henoch, New York
Art Chicago, Belloc Lowndes Fine Art, Chicago
2004 Flowers Central, London “Small Work 22″,
Peter Findlay Gallery, NewYork
Jill George Gallery, London
Drammens Museum, Norway ” Visning”
2003 San Francisco Art Fair, Chicago Art Fair
Belloc Lowndes Fine Art, Chicago
2002 Palm Beach Art Fair
Norske Bilder, Oslo
2001 England & co, London
2000 Hunting Art Prizes, RCA, London
1999 The Mall Galleries, London “The Discerning Eye”,
1996 Autumn Exhibition, Kunstnerneshus, Oslo
1994 UKS Oslo
1993 Gruzelier Modern and Fine Art, London
1992 UKS Oslo
1991 Cleveland International Drawing Biennale, England ( Prizewinner )
1990 Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1989 Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London
1988 Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton, England
1986 Whitechapel Open
1985 Galleri Kampen, Oslo
1984 Angela Flowers Gallery, London
1984 Curwen Gallery, London
1983 Anne Berthoud Gallery, London
1982 Newcastle Polytechnic Gallery, England “Small Work”,
1981 Moira Kelly Fine Art, London
1978 Istanbul Academy of Fine Arts, Turkey “New Tendencies”


2016 Working grant from the Arts Council of Norway
2015 Grant from the Arts Council of Norway
2014 BKV Stipend ( NBK, Norwegian Artists’ Union)
2011 Billedkunstneres Hjelpefond ( NBK, Norwegian Artists’ Union)
2001- 2007 Vederlagfondetsstipend ( NBK, Norwegian Artists Union)
2000 Norwegian Cultural Council award
1999 Pollock- Krasner Award, New York
1998 Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard Foundation, Oslo
1998 Vederlagfondetsstipend
1997 NBK ( Norwegian Artists Union ) Travel grant
1996 Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard
1995 Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard Travel grant
( Residency at Skandinavisk Kunstnerkollegium i Roma)
1994 Norwegian State Travel grant
1993 British Council Award
1986 Grant from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1977 Turkish Government Scholarship


2013 DnB Bank, Bjørvika, Oslo
2012 Oslo S Utvikling (OSU), Oslo
2007 AT&T, USA
2005 Statoil, Norway
2003 Dagens Naeringsliv, Oslo
2002 TV 2, Oslo
2001 Old Mutual Art Collection, London
2001 Parabola Estates, Central Square, Newcastle
2000 Skien Billedgalleri, Norway
1999 Eiendomsspar AS, Oslo
1991 Cleveland Art Gallery, UK
1989 Göteborg Konstnämd, Sweden
1989 Bohusläntinget, Sweden
1989 Scandia Göteborg
1987 Bergens Grieghallen, Norway
1984 Unilever Plc, London


1986 -87 State Academy of Fine Art, Oslo, Norway
1978 -79 Academy of Fine Art, Istanbul, Turkey
1974 -77 Camberwell School of Art, London
1973 -74 Bath Academy of Art