Past Artist In Residence
The Australian contemporary figurative painter, Jonathan Nichols was born in 1956, Canberra, Australia. He completed a Bachelor of Visual Art at the National Institute of the Arts, Australian National University, Canberra in 1988, where he was also awarded the Lyle Cullen Memorial Prize. From 1989 to 1993 he lived in Sydney, completing a Graduate Diploma of Professional Art at the College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales (1989). In 1997, Nichols received a grant from the Australian Council for the Arts that funded his four-month residency at 18th Street. He currently lives and works in Melbourne Australia.