NOW REPRESENTING NICOLA MOSS
Orchid house, paper collage, acrylic paint, mixed media on stretched linen, 143 x 143 cm (framed)
Arthouse Gallery is delighted to announce that we are now representing Australian artist Nicola Moss.
Probing the intersection of politics and ecology Nicola Moss' collaged works highlight the importance of green spaces amid congested urban environments. Relying on an archive of papers coloured using paint, graphite, printmaking and various stains, Moss' materials travel with her as she explores the physical landscape. Impressions from tree bark frottage rubbings, for example, become collaged elements of her compositions. Framing nature as a source rather than a resource the artist highlights how intrinsic sustainable green spaces are to our well-being, both physical and mental.
Nicola Moss has exhibited throughout Australia, Japan, Sweden and the USA since beginning her professional practice in 2006. Moss was awarded the Moreton Bay Region Art Award (2012) and in 2019 was selected to participate in the artist in residence program at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice. She has been a finalist in numerous awards including the John Leslie Art Prize (2020), Fisher’s Ghost Art Award (2019), the STILL: National Still Life Award (2019) and the Sunshine Coast Art Prize (2018, 2017, 2014). Her work is held in many important collections including that of the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Moreton Bay Region Art Collection and the Social Securities Appeals Tribunal, Brisbane.
Arthouse Gallery is thrilled to be showcasing Nicola Moss' work in her debut solo exhibition with Arthouse Gallery in 2021. Moss will also feature in upcoming group shows alongside our dynamic stable of artists. Make sure to register your interest here to stay up to date with her practice.
The wait for planting day, paper collage, acrylic paint, mixed media on stretched linen, 95 x 125 cm (framed)
Safe/Contained, paper collage, acrylic paint, mixed media on stretched linen, 144 x 184 cm (framed)
The field, paper collage, acrylic paint, mixed media on stretched linen, 95 x 125 cm (framed)
Nicola Moss' work (right) hanging alongside Dean Bowen's (left) in the John Leslie Art Prize 2020 at the Gippsland Art Gallery. Photography by Lindsay Roberts, courtesy Gippsland Art Gallery. Seek shelter, paper collage, acrylic paint, mixed media on stretched linen, 120 x 240 cm