Nicky Hoberman

(South African, b.1967)


Born in South Africa in 1967, Nicky Hoberman received an MA in Modern History from Oxford University and a BFA from Parsons and an MA from Chelsea School of Art, London, where she lives and works. She was selected for the 1996 New Contemporaries at Tate Liverpool and included in Saatchi’s New Neurotic Realists. She has been included in group shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, the Melbourne National Gallery of Victoria and Magasin 3, Stockholm.  She has had numerous gallery exhibitions from New York to Amsterdam, Boston, Antwerp, Milan, Zurich and in London. Her work can be found in various collections such as: The Bernardo collection, Museum of Modern Art, Sintra, Portugal; Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden; The Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall, Sandwell, England; Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Osaka, Japan; The Saatchi Collection, London.

Solo Exhibitions

Nicky Hoberman – Shadow Play, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Nicky Hobberman – Girl Power, Gallery Hof and Huyser, Amsterdam
Nicky Hoberman, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Nicky Hoberman – Far Side of the Moon, Mudimadrie Gallery, Antwerp
Nicky Hoberman – Playtime, Feigen Contemporary, New York
Nicky Hoberman – Playtime, Galerie 2021, Essen, Germany
Nicky Hoberman, Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston
Nicky Hoberman, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago
Nicky Hoberman, Feigen Contemporary, New York
Nicky Hoberman, Robert Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Nicky Hoberman, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
Nicky Hoberman, Feigen Contemporary, New York
Nicky Hoberman -Bewitched, Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
Nicky Hoberman, Entwistle, London
Nicky Hoberman – Truly Scrumptious, Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston
Nicky Hoberman – Chrysalis, Studio d’Arte Cannaviello, Milan
Nicky Hoberman – Sweet Nothings, Entwistle, London

Group Exhibitions

World House Editions at Editions|Artists’ Books Fair, New York (03-06 November)
Jerwood Drawing Prize, London
Gallery Hof and Huyser, Amsterdam
 ‘…same as it ever was”The Arts Gallery, University of the Arts, London
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Offspring: representations of children in contemporary visual culture, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston
Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York (curated by David Humphrey)
Fragile, Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland (curated by Gianni Romano)
Out of Place, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Skin Deep, Cook Fine Art, New York
Time Travel, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago
Innocence Found, DFN Gallery, New York
Moving Energies 2, Museum Folkwang Essen, Germany
DeadBird Show, Whitechapel Project Space, London
Prospect Drawing Prize, Truman Brewery, London
Interview with Painting, Foundation Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
Jerwood Painting Prize Exhibition, London
Jerwood Drawing Prize, London
New Works, Feigen Contemporary, New York
Unexpected: Stages of Regression, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
Kinder des 20.Jahrhunderts, Galerie der Stadt Aschaffenburg and Mittelrhein-Museum  Koblenz, Germany
Der Abelenkte Blick Malerei, Helmhaus Zürich, Switzerland
Girl, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
Now It’s My turn To Scream, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Fresh Paint, Recent Acquisitions from the Frank Cohen Collection, Gallery of  Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
Painting Lab, Entwistle, London
The Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Me and You, Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall, England
The NatWest Art Prize 1998, Lothbury Gallery, London
Alice, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England
Works From the Collection II, Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden
My Little Pretty, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Pictura Britannica: Art from Britain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, (touring exhibition)
Strangely Familiar, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England (touring exhibition)
New Contemporaries 96, Tate, Liverpool and Camden Arts Centre, London
The Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Remaking Reality, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
Jason & Rhodes Gallery, London
Vision Fest, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
Christa Schubbe Gallery, Dusseldorf