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Visual Artist - Figurative and Abstract Painter
Ceramics and Greeting Cards

Born - Hastings, New Zealand 1973

Current Residence – Clontarf, Brisbane, Australia

Nadine Sawyer



2002 : Master of Arts (Painting) - Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
1998 : Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Painting) - Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
1997 : Bachelor of Arts (Painting) - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
1990 : Certificate of Introductory Art and Design - Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia



2018 : Nadine Sawyer Pop Up Gallery, White Canvas, Newstead, QLD, Australia
2018 : Love Life! Paintings and Ceramics, Be Brave Art Space, Avalon, NSW, Australia
2018 : Intuitive Graffiti, Hub Gallery, Caboolture Regional Council precinct, Caboolture, QLD, Australia
2017 : Free Range, Wild Canary, Brookfield, Brisbane, Australia
2016 : Joie De Vivre, Wild Canary, Brookfield, Brisbane, Australia
2015 : The Depth of Light, White Canvas Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia
2014 : Beautiful New World, Haslla Museum, Gangneung, South Korea (Installation)
2012 : Light Architecture, Les Salles, Paddington, Brisbane, Australia
2011 : Current works by Nadine Sawyer, The Moree Gallery, Moree, NSW, Australia
2010 : Intuitive Graffiti, Washhouse Gallery, Rozelle, Sydney, Australia
2006 : Beautiful Object Poetry New Milford, Connecticut, USA (Installation)
2006 : Phorm Show, Paddington, Brisbane, Australia
2005 : Beautiful Object Poetry Brisbane, Metro Gallery, Brisbane, Australia (installation)
2004 : Beautiful Object Poetry Valley, The Art Box, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia (installation)
1999 : Common Good, Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia
1993 : Paintings by Nadine Sawyer, Baguette, Ascot, Brisbane, Australia



2018 : NSW Craft Week, Kristina Brenke Studio, Avalon Beach, NSW, Australia
2015 : Ambience, White Canvas Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
2013 : Birds and Flowers, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Toowong, Australia
2012 : Amore Angels, Rylo Interiors, East Brisbane, Australia
2011 : Angels in Brisbane, St Mary’s Historic Hall, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Australia
2011 : Flowers and Gardens, Tosari Gallery, Toowoomba, Australia
2009 : Art Odyssey, Coconut Palms Resort, Port Vila, Vanuatu
2008 : Art Directors Club Gallery, New York, USA
2008 : "The Park Contemporary Artists in Asia 2008", Bank ART Studio NYK 1F Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
2008 : "Full Circle Inclusion", Footsteps Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2007 : Angels Paintings, Boboa Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane, Australia
2007 : Art in the Bush, Bethlands, Gympie, Australia (Installation)
2006 : Staff Show, Bucks Rock Art Camp, New Milford, Connecticut, USA
2003 : Beautiful Object Poetry Tokyo, Peppers Loft Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (Installation)
2003 : Beautiful Object Poetry Wang San, Wang San Art Symposium, Wang San Sculpture Park,
           South Korea (Installation)
2003 : Found in the Street, Peppers Loft Gallery, Tokyo Japan
2002 : Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Gippsland, Australia
2001 : Overseas Arrivals - Dickerson Galleries, Melbourne, Australia
2001 : Monash Faculty Exhibition, Arts Victoria, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia
2000 : Exquisite Corpse - Bendigo Regional Gallery, Bendigo, Australia
2000 : Next Wave Festival - Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia
2000 : Invention - Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
1999 : Search - Monash University Gallery, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia
1998 : Impact - Monash University Gallery, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia
1996 : Tmesis Gallery, Mount Elisa, Victoria, Australia
1996 : RMIT Graduation Exhibition, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Australia
1994 : McWhirters Art Space, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia



2018 : Moreton Bay Local Artist Award, Moreton Bay, QLD, Australia
2004 : Metro Arts Gallery Scholarship, Brisbane, Australia
1999 : Australian Post Graduate Award, Melbourne, Australia
1997 : Ella Donald Foundation Award, Melbourne (Fine Art), Australia
1991 : Caltex All-rounder Award (High School Grade 12), Brisbane, Australia



Andemic Art Gallery, Le Meridian, Noumea, New Caledonia
Artisan, Queensland Craft and Design Centre, 381 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia
Green Tangerine, 157 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Museum of Brisbane Store, Brisbane Town Hall, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Shepparton Art Museum Shop, 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton, VIC, Australia
Tiffany Fine Art Consultant, Buderim, QLD, Australia
Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery Shop, Morrow Street, Wagga, NSW, Australia



Haslla Art World (Art Hotel/Sculpture Garden), Gangwon-do, South Korea
Astoutoh Residency, Je Ju Island, South Korea
Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Collection, QLD, Australia
Monash I.T Faculty, Monash University, Melbourne,VIC, Australia
Monash Art and Design Faculty, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Tolarno Boutique Hotel, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, England, South Korea, USA, Noumea and Vanuatu


Art Residencies

2019 : 2 weeks, Astoutoh Residency, Je Ju Island, South Korea
2014 : 1 month, Haslla Art World, Ganwong –do, South Korea
2003 : 1 week, Wang Sang Sculpture Symposium, Wang Sang, South Korea



Monash University – Student Representative and Gallery Volunteer
Monash University – Curator under Graduate Art and Design Exhibition - ‘It’s a Big Big World’
Gas Works Art Park, Melbourne, National Australian Sculpture Exhibition – Assistant Curator
Logan City Art gallery – General gallery duties
Port Vila International School – Art Workshop facilitator for primary children


Work Experience

Floristry and Event organisation, Kevin O Neil, Melbourne, Australia
Curator Post Graduate Art and Design Exhibition- ‘Art Art ‘Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Floristry and Event organisation, Fleur Mc Harg, Melbourne, Australia
Art Teacher, Ookayama International School, Ookayama, Tokyo, Japan
Art Gallery Assistant, Baboa Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane, Australia
Painting Teacher, Bucks Rock Art Camp, Connecticut, USA
Art Workshop Facilitator, Haslla Art World, Gangneung, South Korea

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