Curriculum Vitae

Born in Sydney, 1991.


2014 - 2016 Master of Fine Arts, Research, UNSW Art & Design

2009 - 2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours, National Art School (First Class Honours, Dux)


2020 Temporary frictions, Station Gallery, Sydney (upcoming)

2019 A Complicating Structure, Wellington St Projects, Art Month 2019

2016 Drawn through space: Ariadne's thread, Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA)

         This way (this way) that way, Kudos Gallery

2015 What you take away (what you leave behind), Archive_ Space

2014 Pull, Firstdraft Gallery

2013 Shifting View, Factory 49 Project Space

         Shifting Space, SNO 95, SNO Contemporary Art Projects



Transatlantico, Mana x Palazzo Monti, Mana Contemporary, New Jersey

'All possible combinations', Kaldor Studio, Making Art Public: 50 years of Kaldor Public Art Projects, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

Firstdraft Auction, Firstdraft Gallery, online

Fbi Radio Annual Fundraising Auction, online

Covid-19 Art Project, Art Incubator, online

Art for First Nations Justice, online

Liverpool Sculpture Walk, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney

Mixed Business, Pari, Sydney


Parramatta Lanes, performance and banner commission, Sydney 

Manybody Theory, The Bearded Tit, Sydney

Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney 

Hidden Sculpture Award, Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney 

Plexus, curated by Kate Vassalo, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne 

Lobster Dinner, curated by Will Hutnick, Trestle Gallery, New York 

Ad Astra Per Aspera, The Wassaic Project, New York 

Sculpture at Scenic World, Scenic World, Katoomba

Sculpture Otherwise, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba 

PAS X Rydalmere Launch, Commissioned artwork, Rydalmere, Sydney

Ferment, Articulate Project Space, Sydney


AT8, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

Fishers Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney

Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, STACKS Projects Booth, Carriageworks, Sydney

Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange

Slow brain waves, Outhouse Gallery, Eureka Projects, New York

I wanna dance with somebody, MCA Art Bar curated by Salote Tawale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Small Sculpture, Factory 49, Sydney


Platform, New York Transit Museum, New York

Young Moderns, Penrith Regional Gallery, Sydney

Governance, curated by Lizzy Marshall, Government House Parramatta, Sydney

The Endless and Beautiful Mobile Collapsible Labyrinth, Flux Factory, New York

I can feel my map change, site-specific installation, Not For Them Gallery, New York


Parramatta Artists Studios showcase, Artspace IdeasPlatform, Sydney

Movements through space and place, Coorah Contemporary, Blue Mountains Grammar School, Sydney

Blue Fields, Future Artists Club, Parramatta Artists Studios, Sydney

Still/Dynamic, 220 Creative Space, Sydney

Staedtler Yen Female Art Awards, Exhibition of finalists, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

Movers and Makers, Parramatta Artists Studios, Sydney

Home@735 Gallery Collection Show, Home@735 Gallery, Sydney


Kudos Emerging Artist & Designer Award, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

The Many, Juniper Hall, Sydney

BEAMS Festival, Chippendale , Sydney

Firstdraft Auction, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

F493D, Factory 49, Sydney

Breathing Room, Gaffa gallery, Sydney

Life Abstracted, Cambridge Studio Gallery, Melbourne


ICAA, Archive_ Space, Sydney

BEAMS Festival, Sydney

Firstdraft Auction, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

The Gold Show, Studio W, Sydney

Factory 49 Annual Group Show, Factory 49, Sydney

Chippendale New World Art Prize, Exhibition of Finalists, NG Pop-Up, Sydney

Grid Line Pattern: a serial approach, Gallery Lane Cove, Sydney


Lines of Inquiry, The Study Centre for Drawing, Sydney

Drunken Lustre, Artsite Gallery, Sydney

A Heap of Broken Images, Art Proper, Assemblage Gallery, Sydney

SaARTchi, Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney offices, Sydney

Chippendale New World Art Prize, Exhibition of Finalists, NG Pop-Up, Sydney


Emporio Armani National Art School Post Graduate Exhibition, NAS Gallery, Sydney

Dis(Hons), Stairwell Gallery, Sydney

I Am What I Play, Cell Block Theatre, Sydney


2020 Artist in residence, Megalo Print Studio, Canberra

2019 Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome,  Rome

Artist in residence, Palazzo Monti, Brescia

Artist in residence, Parramatta Artists Studios, Sydney

Artist in residence, The Bearded Tit

2018 Artist in residence and Education Fellow, Wassaic Project, New York

2016 Artist in residence, Parramatta Artists Studios, Sydney

2015 Artist in residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, AGNSW Moya Dyring Memorial Studio, Paris

2014 Artist in residence, Archive Space, Sydney

2013 Artist in residence, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney



Art Incubator grant


Kaldor Studio Commission, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Art Gallery of NSW

The Helen Lempriere Scholarship, Sculpture by the Sea

Venice Biennale Professional Development Program, Exhibition Attendant, Australia Council for the Arts

Public art commission, 'Around about and in between',  Urban Art Projects, Sydney

Public art commission, 'Our Intertwining Lives' at Parramatta Lanes, Parramatta Council, Sydney

NSW Visual Artists Grant


The Kedumba Drawing Award

Public art commission, 'Our paths (intertwined)', mural, Perry Lane Art Project


Commission, 'Trajectories (yours and mine)', site-specific installation for Parramatta Artists Studios


Highly Commended, Kudos Emerging Artist & Designer Award

Australian Postgraduate Award


The Dyason Bequest, AGNSW

UNSW Art & Design Student Travel Grant

Arts & Design Grant, ARC@UNSW Limited

People’s Choice Award, Chippendale New World Art Prize

Australian Postgraduate Award


Highly Commended, Spirit of Youth Australia awards

OYEA Cross Disciplinary Mentorship Program (Participant and grant recipient)


The Academic Achievement Award, National Art School, Sydney


William Fletcher Foundation Grant

Ricia Marie Prize


Blank Canvas Art Prize


Parramatta Artists Studios

Megalo Print Studio and Gallery

Palazzo Monti

Allens – Linklaters

Lost Bear Gallery


National Art School Drawing Collection

Westmead Children’s Hospital

Private collections in Australia, USA, Italy and the UK


Making Art Public: 50 years of Kaldor Public Art Projects, 1969-2019 by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Nicholas Baume,  Rebecca Coates and others, 2020

Full list of Liverpool Sculpture Walk works revealed, the National Tribune, 2 Dec 2019

Meet Perpetual's picks for Sculpture by the Sea, Financial Review, Bo Seo, 16 Sep 2019

Five UNSW alumni bring their creative vision to Sculpture by the Sea, UNSW Newsroom, Olga Gerloff, 25 Oct 2019

Glenbrook artist Nadia Odlum headed to Italy,  Blue Mountains Gazette, 1 Aug 2019

Hidden exhibition at Rookwood Cemetery, Blue Mountains Gazette, 17 July 2019

Studios as fertile ground for mid-career desert, Arts Hub, Gina Fairley, 2019

Contemporary art to take away: latest Kaldor Art Project, The Daily Telegraph, 1 May 2019

Sculpture at Scenic World, Art Almanac, 27 March 2019

Ambitious Australian arts professionals to assemble in Venice, 3 February 2019

Review: Sculpture at ScenicWorld 2019, Arts Hub, Mariam Arcilla, 2019

Wassaic Project artist profile, interview with Drew Broderick, Wassaic Project, June 2018

Children invited to take their imagination to art, Parramatta Adviser, Melissa Yeo, 21 Sep 2016

Blue Mountains Grammar to host exhibition by artist Nadia Odlum, Blue Mountains Gazette, 11 Aug 2016

This way (this way) that way, interview with Anna May Kirk, Arcadia, May 2016

What you take away (what you leave behind), Catalogue essay, Emma Jenkins

‘What’s an Emerging Artist?, Museums & Galleries of NSW

‘Emerging artist takes spotlight at gallery’, Blue Mountains Gazette, 20 Feb 2013

National Art School Postgraduate Catalogue, 2012

National Art School Graduate Catalogue, 2011


Drawing game for a public space, ADSR Zine 005, 2019

Borrowed Scenery & Nevertheless, she persisted, review, Running Dog, 2019

‘The only certainty is transformation’: Emma Fielden’s changing states, review, The Art Life, 2018

Please touch: ‘tactile’ at Penrith Regional Gallery, review, The Art Life, 2018

Bronwen Williams: ‘In-audibility, in-visibility’, review, The Art Life, 2018

Chance Forms: Kate Vassallo at Wellington St Projects, review, The Art Life, 2018

Things I know my mother touched, Life in 500 Words, Radio National, 2018

'Diaspora', Catalogue essay for Yang-en Hume, MOP Projects, 2016

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