About the Artist:
Nicky Hirst (born 1963, Nottingham) studied Fine Art at Maidstone College of Art (1985) and Art and Architecture at KIAD, Canterbury (1994). She lives and works in London.
Nicky Hirst is known for her subtle and elegant works, often incorporating commonplace materials that are designed to draw attention to the idiosyncrasies and psychological dimension of a given site or context. She employs a wide range of media which includes drawing, sculpture, print, etched glass, collage, text and photography.
Real Size, DOMOBAAL, London, solo (2017); Invisible Mending, AMP Peckham, London, (2017); Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Cogliandrino, Basilicata, Italy (2016); Scenery, The Surprisingly Passionate About Weddings Gallery, London, (2015); Creekside Open, selected by Lisa Milroy for APT Gallery, London, (2015).
Vista Residential, Chelsea Bridge, London (2016); Kingfisher Court Mental Health Facility, Radlett (2014); Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus (2011); Royal Albert Memorial; Museum, Exeter (2011); New Pharmacy Manufacturing Facility, Guy’s Hospital, London (2011) curated by Modus Operandi; Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford (2011). Biochemistry Building, University of Oxford (2008).