Nikki Davidson-Bowman

Collector and disrupter of found objects, words and natural things to reveal untold and reimagined stories.

Selected Exhibitions

 

2020

 

Hastings Open, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, East Sussex

 

2019

 

Shape Open, The Nunnery Gallery, London

 

2018

   

Summer Salon, Martyrs Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex

Change & Disrupt, Martyrs Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex

 

2017

 

Showcase Group Show, Devonshire Collective, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Summer Salon, Martyrs Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex

Creekside Open, A.P.T. Gallery, Deptford, London

Paperworks, Hastings Art Forum, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

 

2015

 

Miraculous Urgency, Now and Again Gallery, Brighton, East Sussex

Emulate, The Phantom Gallery, Online exhibition

Thinking/Drawing, Curious Gallery, Eastbourne, East Sussex

 

2014

 

Artists Books, Riverside Gallery, Richmond, Surrey

Fresh Prints, Queen Elizabeth II Library, Newfoundland, Canada

 

2012

 

Pushing Print, Old Pie Factory, Margate, Kent

Parklife Photography Exhibition, Bexhill Museum, Bexhill / Belgium

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017      The Absent Archive, Martyrs' Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2019    

 

Unspoken, The Crypt Gallery, St Mary In The Castle, Hastings

 

2018

 

Summer Show, Devonshire Collective, Eastbourne, East Sussex

 

2017  

 

One Thousand and One Nights, York St Marys, Yorkshire

 

2016

 

Un-broken, Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill-on-Sea

Bookmarks XIII Infiltrating the Library System 2015-2016 at various locations worldwide  

 

2015

 

6 artists @SouthLodge, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

Curious Studios, Eastbourne, East Sussex

6 unfold, The Little Chelsea Gallery, Eastbourne, East Sussex

 

2014    

 

Degree Show, University of Brighton, East Sussex

Pop up gallery, The Old Post Office, Cawdor, Scotland

Four Printmakers exhibition, Brighton Dome, Brighton, East Sussex

Group exhibition, The Old Market, Hove, East Sussex

 

2013      

 

In Transition, University Gallery, Brighton, East Sussex

 

2012      

 

First Impressions, Clarendon Centre, Brighton, East Sussex

 

2010

     

Foundation Show, Sussex Downs College, Eastbourne, East Sussex

 

Press/Publications

2018      Open Spaces Magazine article: Empty Nests www.openspaces.com

2017      Focus on Nikki Davidson-Bowman, Viva Lewes (March)

2015      British Artists' Book Makers, BCF Book Publications

 

Residencies

2017      Artist in Residence, Pickhams Gardens, East Sussex

2017      Fresh AiR micro residency, Martyrs' Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex

2015      Artist in Residence at South Lodge & St Leonards Gardens, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

2013      Artist in Residence at Cawdor Castle, Scotland

 

Other Experiences

2019      Art, Longing & Desire, selected speaker, The Arts Forum of Psychotherapy Sussex, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

2017      The Pregnant Archive Symposium, Selected collaborating artist and presenter, Birkbeck University, London

2016/17 Artist Consultant for Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

2015 -    Founder & project manager of Now we are 7 art crit & exhibition group

2014 -    BlueMonkey artist network professional development event organiser

2014/16 Artist Educator, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

2015      Film Workshop support volunteer (Cultureshift/ Arts Connect) for young adults with learning disabilities

2013      Artist Assistant to Chiharu Shiota for installation of Other Side at Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, East Sussex

2013      Managed creation & installation of commissioned Emil at the Dome, Brighton for the Brighton Arts Festival

2013      Shortlisted for the Anova Books Batsford Prize 2013 (The Written Word)

2012      ParkLife photographic competition at Bexhill Museum, Prize winner

2012      Curated First Impressions Printmaking Exhibition

2011      Selected as one of six guest artists to curate an exhibition from Towner Eastbourne's permanent collection

2011      BiP Art Studios, Brighton Art Festival

2011      Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London

 

Education

2014      BA Fine Art (Printmaking), University of Brighton (first)

2010      Foundation in Art & Design, Sussex Downs College, Eastbourne (distinction)

2010      NOCN in Art & Design (Photography & Life Drawing)