Curriculum Vitae

Born in Sydney, 1991.


2021 - present PhD candidate, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University

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

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


2022 Light Duet, Schmick Contemporary, with Ali Noble

2020 Temporary frictions, Station Gallery, Sydney

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


2023 Slippery Directions, WorldPride, City ofParramatta

          Queer Wanderings, WorldPride, Western Sydney University

2022 Columns des Burwood, Burwood Council, Sydney

          Roll, Boronia Park, temporary installation, City of Parramatta Council

          Roll, temporary installation, HOTA, Gold Coast

2021 Roll, temporary installation, Sydney Olympic Parks Authority

          Snakes and Ladders, with Digby Webster, interactive mural, Sydney Olympic Parks Authority

2020 ‘All possible combinations’, Kaldor Studio Commission, Kaldor Public Art Projects, for ‘Making art public: 50 years of Kaldor Public ArtProjects’, Art Gallery of NSW

2019  ‘Around about and in between’, Urban Art Projects, Macquarie Square, permanent sculpture

          ‘Our intertwining lives’, Parramatta Council, Parramatta Lanes, street banners and performance

2018  ‘Our paths (intertwined)’, Perry Lane Art Project, mural



Ravenswood Women's Art Prize, Sydney


NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (emerging), finalist, Carriageworks

A thousand beautiful things, Clifford Chance World Pride Program

Burwood Art Prize, Finalist, Burwood Library Gallery

Cut & Polish, Carriageworks, Sydney


Hidden Lessons, Powerhouse Museum, Museums Discovery Centre, Sydney

Assembly of Arenas, Elia Bosshard, Sydenham International, Sydney

Firstdraft Auction, Firstdraft Gallery

Fishers Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney

Soft Copies, Annandale Galleries, Sydney

Light Duet, two-person exhibition with Ali Noble, Schmick Contemporary

The Drawing Exchange, National Art School Drawing Gallery

Cut & Polish, Carriageworks, Sydney

I want a future that lives up to my past, Queer Contemporary, Rayner Hoff Gallery, National Art School, Sydney

Hyperlocal, PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, Sydney

Concrete, Pari, Sydney

Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Highly Commended,The Croydon' Centre for Art, Design & Technology, Sydney

Fbi Radio Art Auction, online


Parramatta Lanes, Parramatta, Sydney

Firstdraft Auction, online

Living With Art, Art Incubator, online

(re) Visiting The Archive, ADSR Zine, World Square, Sydney

Ten Year Show, Station Gallery, Melbourne

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


Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Gallery, Sydney

Transitional Objects, Our Neon Foe, Sydney

Fishers Ghost Art Prize, Campbelltown Arts Centre, 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

Making Art Public: 50 years of Kaldor Public Art Projects, Art Gallery of NSW, 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

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 Award, Kudos Gallery

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


2024 Artist in residence, Kala Art Institute

2022 Artistin residence, Vermont Studio Center

2021 - 2022  Artist in residence, Parramatta Artists Studios Rydalmere, 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



Arthur Macquarie Travelling Scholarship,  Sydney College of the Arts


Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship, Sydney College of the Arts

The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship – SCA Travel, Sydney College of the Arts


Fbi Artist of the year, Finalist

Art Incubator grant recipient

Megalo Print Studio Residency, Canberra


The Helen Lempriere Scholarship, Sculpture by the Sea

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

NSW Visual Artists Grant


The Kedumba Drawing Award


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 (dux) National Art School, Sydney


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


Giant Snakes & Ladders Artwork Invites Playfulness At Sydney Olympic Park For Royal Easter Show, Accessible Arts, March 29 2021

Art Incubator 2020 Grant Recipients To Exhibit Ambitious New Work This October, Broadway World, 27 September 2020

Art Incubator 2020: Winning Artists Exhibit, Sydney Arts Guide, 29 September 2020

Art Incubator's 2020 Grant Recipients, Art Collector, Erin Irwin, September 2020

Applause: Latest funding and awards announced, Artshub, 30 September 2020

Parramatta by Foot brings public art onto the streets of Western Sydney, Timeout, 23rd July 2020

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

LOBSTER DINNER: a show of small works,  Rhizome, June 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


Studio Conversations, podcast conversation with Rebecca Gallo, Parramatta Artists' Studios 

Layers of place – a reflection on the paintings of Hayley Megan French, 2020

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

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

Art Forum, Guest Speaker, National Art School, 2018

‘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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