Nicole Maguire (b.1971 Tasmania, Australia), is second generation German, third Russian and fourth Irish. She is passionate about the beauty she sees in her surroundings and aspects of her mixed heritage.
Nicole found her artistic voice through oil painting where her early work resonated with her local community, particularly lovers of the natural environment.
Current works are inspired by techniques of the Old Masters and from travels abroad, along with subject matter found in fashion, interior and architectural design.
Her artworks are in public and private collections across Australia.
Nicole currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia.
Bachelor of Fine Art, University of Tasmania
Finalist, Art Prizes Cover Competition
Shortlisted, Bluethumb Art Prize
Winner, Artery Prize, Art Society of Tasmania
(Solo) Nymphs and Nomads, Aro Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Kapten & Son/Bluethumb Collaboration, Melbourne, VIC
Muse Gallery, Beechworth, VIC
Art Society of Tasmania, Lady Franklin Gallery, Hobart, TAS
City Mission Charity Exhibition, Long Gallery, Hobart, TAS
Art From Trash (sculpture), Long Gallery, Hobart, TAS
The Art Stock Room, Brisbane, QLD
(Solo) Lux, Hobart, TAS
Staney & Son Gallery, Hobart, TAS
(Solo) Immersion, Entrepot Gallery, Hobart, TAS
Creative Artist Magazine, Issue #19, Profile and Tutorial Feature
Grand Designs Australia Magazine, Issue #5.5 September
The Tasmanian Mercury Newspaper, Art Watch, Clyde Selby