Independent Creative Consultant, Curator and Production Manager with a passion for working alongside and supporting emerging artists with the practicalities of managing their studios and strategies for career development.

Over the past ten years he has managed multiple public arts projects in Lithuania, Norway, Spain and the UK, as well as producing two Public Arts Festivals in Penang, Malaysia. Whilst working in Malaysia he also initiated a cultural exchange program for Hin Bus Depot (Art Center) bringing together international and local contemporary artists with the craftspeople living and working in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Georgetown, Penang. This project has resulted in sustained working relationships for a number of the participants

He has been awarded the Arts Council England Project Grant for the co-curation of ‘2 For 1’ at Hypha Studios, London (2023), the production of ‘The Factory Project‘ at Thameside Industrial Estate, London (2021). The co-curation of ‘Five Hides’ at the historic Manor Place Baths, London (2020) and the Woolley Development Grant for the Production of ‘The Star‘ and the ‘Urban Xchange Public Arts Festival‘, which took place in Penang, Malaysia (2015).

His work has been featured online in The Art Newspaper, Juxtapoz, Evening Standard, Design Boom, Colossal, Vice, Arrested Motion,  FAD Magazine, Wonderland Magazine, The Londonist and in print publications The Art Newspaper, The Big Issue, VNA Magazine, Royal Docks Originals and Travel 360

Nicholas also co-hosts the Art Proof Podcast alongside journalist Eric Thorp and artist Rowan Newton – interviewing a diverse range of creative practitioners in an accessible manner – further driving forward his aim of presenting contemporary art in a universal way.

Nicholas is an Advisory Group Member for Hypha Studios, a member of the Convelio Fine Art Advisory Board and the Gallery Climate Coalition’s shipping subcommittee, as well as a mentor for members of the Working Class Creatives Database. He also holds an accreditation from the Institute of Art and Law as well as a BA Hons in Fine Art from Middlesex University.

Speaking engagements;

September 2023 – Panel Discussion –  ‘Exhibiting in Unique and Affordable Spaces’, with Curator Sophie Nowakowska and multimedia artist Aimee Neat 

February 2023 Panel Discussion: ‘Unseating Power: Institutions and Artist’s Access’ haired by Deborah Smith (Arts Council Collection) with Eileen Cooper RAEmma Hannon (Director of Studios, Somerset House), Rachael Harlow (Projects Curator, South London Gallery) and Eric Thorp

February 2023 – Curators talk with Eric Thorp for Inside at Two Temple Place

January 2023 – Curators talk with Rebecca Hone (Exhibition Manager, Two Temple Place) for Young Professionals in the Arts

September 2022 – Q&A for the Gallery Climate Coalition. Pannel included Heath Lowndes, Hannah Wright,  Ed Howat

August 2022 – Curators talk with Eric Thorp  for Two Temple Place’s Artist Residency

April 2022 – An in conversation with Stacie McCormick and Eric Thorp

February 2022 – An in conversation with Lienne Loy , Wanida Razali and artist Jun Ong

October 2021 – Ministry of Arts Podcast – Ep.145 

October 2021 – Curators talk with Eric Thorp for Young Professionals in the Arts

June 2021 – An in conversation with Susie Olczak for Conscious Isolation

May 2020 – An in conversation with Red Gallery Director, Denia Kazakou’s for ‘Art From the Quarantine’

March 2020 – Interview for the Corona Diaries with Monique Jackson

July 2015 – Panel discussion with Jun Hao Ong and Gabija Grusaite for The Straits Times


Collaborators include;

Royal Society of Sculptors, Art House Wakefield, Daniel Benjamin Gallery, Hypha Studios, Two Temple Place, Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop, W1 Curates,  UNESCO, The Japan Foundation, Ozwald Boateng, Vans, UBER, Air Asia, Projekt, Royal Docks and the Penang State Tourist Board.