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About

 

Nidia Hansen

Colombian born - Australian Artist

Living in Perth, Western Australia

 

Visual art practice

Visual arts: Abstract painter, installations and tridimensional artworks.

Curatorial: Art events management


Professional and Educational Background 

Visual Arts and Crafts (CIV- Central TAFE), Arts Events Manager (Central TAFE), Cultural Development and Community Engagement (CANWA), Marketing, Small Business Management and Career Development. Art Teacher at Preston Street Artspace.

 

Art Related Education and Workshops

  • Cultural Planning and Community Engagement CANWA

  • Managing Public Art and Heritage Sites - Workshop - CANWA  and Museums Australia 2011

  • Managing Public Art Collections - CANWA  and Museums Australia 2011

  • Interpretation of Collections – Museums Australia Program Development

  • Exhibition Development Module – Museum Studies ECU

  • Copyright and Resale Royalty - Copyright Agency Limited 2010

  • Arts Events Management – C IV - 2009

  • Short courses in abstracts, Claremont School of Art

  • Artsource and ABAF Artist Business Development

  • Artsource -Artist Members workshops

 

Solo Exhibitions and Projects

  • 2014 ‘Nesting IV’  - Environmental Art Installation at Pine Lakes – City of Melville

  • 2014 ‘Encounters’ – Heathcote Museum and Gallery

  • 2013 ‘Inception’ – Curatorial project for Preston Street Artspace

  • 2011 ‘Mandala’ – Environmental Art Installation  at South Metropolitan Recovery Centre

  • 2011 ‘Nesting’ - Environmental Art Installation  for Central TAFE and Fremantle Sculptural Walk

  • 2011 ‘Intrinsic’ – Atwell Art Centre

  • 2011 Melbourne Affordable Art Fair

  • 2010 ‘Dawn’ - Kulcha (Multicultural Centre)

  • 2009 ‘Essence’ - Heathcote Artists Studio

  • 2008 Studio Display - Heathcote Artists Studio

 

Group and Art Award Exhibitions

  • 2018 from 2011 “Show Off” City of Cockburn Local Artist Exhibitions

  • 2017 City of Karlgoorlie Art Award

  • 2017 City of Perth - Windows of The City - Installation

  • 2017 Zig Zag Gallery - Shire of Kalamunda

  • 2017 Open Art Award -  Ellenbrook

  • 2016 City of Perth - Windows of The City - Installation

  • 2011 ‘Nesting’ - Environmental Art Installation  for Fremantle Sculptural Walk

  • 2011 Art Melbourne Fair

  • 2011 Second Byte – The Moores Building

  • 2010 Finalist City of South Perth, Emerging Artist Art Award

  • 2010 Members Arts Award Victoria Park Centre for The Arts 

  • 2010 "Round Table" Selected works from the City of Swan Art Collection

  • 2010 Trinity College Art Exhibition 2010

  • 2010 City of Rockingham Art Award 

  • 2010 Victoria Park Arts Award

  • 2010 Conservation Council of WA- "Sea No Evil" - Ocean inspired 

  • 2010 City of Swan Art Award - Mix Media Exhibition 

  • 2010 Morawa Arts Awards - Shire of Morawa 

  • 2009 Art Auction - Arthritis Foundation Western Australia

  • 2009 Art Auction - Perth College, Western Australia

  • 2009 Art Competition - Vasse Primary School, Busselton, WA

  • 2008 “Abstracts Perspectives” - Victoria Park Centre for the Arts

  • 2008 City of Melville Art Award

  • 2008 “Freedom Is”- Victoria Park Centre for the Arts

  • 2008 Rotary Club of Margaret River Art Competition

  • 2008 City of Swan Art Award - "Winner of Judges Choice"

  • 2008 City of South Perth, Emerging Artist Award

  • 2007 City of Melville Art Award

 

Curatorial

  • 2014 ‘Blending Past and Present’  - 100 artists, 200 artworks, 25 volunteers. Multicultural Exhibition at The Moores Building.

  • 2013 -2014 Group Exhibitions – Preston Street Artspace

  • 2009 ‘Hola Mola’  Research and Textile art exhibition from South America – Showcase Gallery Central TAFE.

 

Awards

2010 Finalist City of South Perth, Emerging Artist Art Award

2008 Winner of Judges’ Choice, City of Swan Art Award

2008 Finalist City of South Perth, Emerging Artist Art Award

 

Collections

City of Swan Art Collection

Office Minister of Mental Health Art Collection

Summit Homes Art Collection

Private Collections

Memberships

Artsource Western Australia

Viscopy

Copyright Agency Limited

 

Other art work related

Friends of The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery of Western Australia

Past Board Member - 2016 - 2017

Heathcote Museum and Gallery

Admin and Liaison Officer (P/T) Sep. 2011 – Jun 2014 

Research and De-accessioning museum items, Wireless Hill Centenary

Volunteer – Jul. 2010 – Jun 2014

Victoria Park Centre for The Arts

Past Board Member – 2010-2012

 

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