Nicky Hirst lives and works in London

1993 - 1994 MA Art and Architecture, KIAD, Canterbury 

1982 - 1985 BA Fine Art, Maidstone College of Art

1981 - 1982 Foundation Course, Jacob Kramer College, Leeds



2016 - 2017 Oxfordshire County Library, Westgate, Oxford

2015 - 2016 Vista Residential Chelsea Bridge, London

2013 - 2014 Kingfisher Court Mental Health Facility, Radlett 

2012 Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London

Passmores Secondary School, Essex

2011 Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, funded by Arts Council England 

New Pharmacy Manufacturing Facility, Guy's Hospital, London

Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford

2009 Bracknell and Wokingham College, Bracknell

2005 - 2008 Consultant Artist for 'Salt Bridges' Biochemistry Building, University of Oxford


SELECTED Exhibitions

2017 Real Size, DOMOBAAL, London

Invisible Mending, AMP Peckham, London 

2016 Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Cogliandrino, Basilicata, Italy

2015 Scenery, The Surprisingly Passionate About Weddings Gallery, London

Creekside Open 2015 Selected by Lisa Milroy for APT Gallery, London

2014 Death and Dying, MAG3 Projektraum, Vienna

IMPRESS: Print Making Expanded in Contemporary Art, Courtauld Gallery, London

PROJECT 05: Nicky Hirst, Penny Klepuszewska and Tom Lovelace, CAS London

2013 Creekside Open 2013 Selected by Paul Noble, APT Gallery, London

2012 Grid, Vigo Gallery, London

2011 Sagacity, Forman's Smokehouse Gallery, London

2010 Prototypes and Experiments, Aram Gallery, London

2008 Morphology, Royal Academy Schools Gallery, London

Ghost Trade and the Spectre of Change, Deptford X, London

2007 The Last Show, Wilkinson Gallery, London 

2006 Black Box, E:vent Gallery, London 

Out of Place, The New Art Gallery, Walsall 

The World is Turning, Domo Baal, London 

2005 Showcase, South London Gallery and City Art Gallery, Edinburgh 

2004 Indiana ain't pink, Floor 30 Clifford Chance Building, London 

Collage, Bloomberg Space, London



2008 Artist Advisor for Artfutures with curator Jeni Walwin, Contemporary Art Society

2003 Healthy Hospitals Competition, CABE with design team:

McDowell + Benedetti Architects, Prof. Tim Oliver, Space Syntax, Virtual Artworks, Terry Jones

1997 - 99 RSA Art for Architecture Award Scheme, HIV Unit Royal Free Hospital, London

Art in Hospitals collaboration with Mark Francis, Public Art Development Trust and the Kings Fund

1997 Artist in Research residency at Stillman Eastwick-Field Partnership

Initiated and funded by Institute of International Visual Art, London



Arthur Anderson & Co Collection

Arts Council Collection 

Bradford Metropolitan Council Collection 

BUPA Collection

Clifford Chance Collection 

Doncaster Borough Council Collection 

Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council Collection 

Huddersfield Art Gallery

Penguin Books Collection 

Pictet Bank London 

Saatchi Collection

Sheffield City Art Gallery