Nicola Anthony (b.1984) is a British artist living in Singapore and working internationally. Her current work is made through using her drawing gestures to burn into calligraphy paper using incense sticks. Born in London, she studied at University of the Arts London (CSM) and Loughborough University. She loves texture, the senses, light and layers.
She is currently artist in residence at the NPE Residency Programme based in Singapore. In Indonesia her travelling sculpture Great Soul has been shown at the cultural platform Gudang Sarinah Ekosistem in Jakarta and is currently exhibited at the Aceh Tsunami Museum. Earlier this year she has been showcased at Affordable Art Fair Singapore and Singapore Art Week in which her sculpture Nest, 2016, was sponsored by the National Art Council. Nicola’s artwork is widely collected and exhibited both in Asia, UK, and around the world – through galleries, art fairs and museums. Nicola also creates public sculptures, her latest being commissioned for Marina Bay in Singapore last year, and Sentosa Island early this year.
Internationally Nicola has exhibited at the Serpentine Gallery Project Space (London), the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (USA), Shinjuku Creators Fiesta (Tokyo), & featured in shows around Asia and Europe. Her artwork has received sponsorship from Tate Britain, & been exhibited in Tate Modern’s ‘No Soul for Sale’.