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Nicholas Hatfull

Nicholas Hatfull (b. 1984, Tokyo, Japan) is a painter of modern life primarily concerned with containers, textures, stains, fabrics and symbols. His paintings are synecdoches and trifles at the same time, a slideshow of impressions slowly fusing into a larger form. Hatfull was the Sainsbury Scholar in Painting and Sculpture at the British School in Rome in 2011-2012, and has been the subject of three exhibitions at Josh Lilley, including the two-person exhibition “Through the Wall” with Victor Willing in 2015.

Nicholas Hatfull lives and works in London.

Education

2012, Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting and Sculpture, British School of Rome
2011, Postgraduate Diploma, Royal Academy Schools
2006, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Ed Ecco a Voi . . ., Josh Lilley, London

2019
Thermals of the Heart, The Club, Tokyo, Japan

2017
Tofu Dealer (to kill my hunger in daytime wander), Josh Lilley, London

2014
Tall Grass (Expert Pruning In Ethiopia), Josh Lilley, London

2012
Solo River Grave, Peles Empire, London

2011
Il Bagno, Peles Empire, London

2010
New Paintings, Karsten Schubert, London

2009
Ignorant with the Suncream (Seafroot Delivery), Karsten Schubert, London

2007
Supercafone's Autoberryblues, Wallis gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

2020
Timelessness, The Club, Tokyo

2019
Stains on a Decade, Josh Lilley, London
Preparing for What, Josh Lilley, London

2018
Fun House, Josh Lilley, London

2017
Parallax Scrolling, Breese Little, London

2016
First Utterance, Winterfeldtstr. 31, Berlin
Water Biscuit, Josh Lilley, London
FOLLY, Emalin, Stirling

2015
Through the Wall, Nicholas Hatfull and Victor Willing, Josh Lilley, London
Group Show, Studio_Leigh, London
An Argument for Difference, TSA, New York
Group Show, The Workbench, Milan
Taverna, Icastica 2015, Coltivare Cultura, Arezzo
Longing For Leisure, Open Space Gallery, Baltimore

2014
Control Lapse, Josh Lilley, London
Pre-Pop to Post-Human: Collage in the Digital Age, Hayward Touring exhibition

2013
Re-generation, MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome

2012
Something New, Josh Lilley, London
D'Après Giorgio, Fondazione Giorgio eIsa de Chirico, Rome
Sprezzatura, OK gallery, Perth
Where you live now, The British School at Rome, Rome
The Call (FCO-CLJ-LTN), Peles Empire, Cluj
Egocentric Space Lines, Event Gallery, London

2011
Royal Academy Schools Show, Royal Academy, London
Drawing 2011, The Drawing Room, London
Ready Meal, The Sunday Painter, London
Newspeak - British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London

2010
Premiums, Sackler galleries, Royal Academy, London

CV

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Roman Holiday - February  by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Apricot & Pine  by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Horizon Dawn (Kappabashi over Siberia) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Twilight Contrails by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Installation View: Ed Ecco a Voi. . . by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Installation View: Ed Ecco a Voi. . . by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Installation View: Ed Ecco a Voi. . . by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Ed Ecco a Voi Jacket  by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Tungiro - Morning Glory Tomatoes  by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Low-Lying Cloud (City Dusk) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
Side Streets (Carmen, Luna...) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2020
No Eerie Silence (Our Beans Prefer the Shade) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Boku Wa Chotto (Sunshine through Rain) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
Vacanze Romane by Nicholas Hatfull, 2018
Vapour, late evening by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
Advent moon by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
Vapours at dusk by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
Installation View: Through the Wall by Nicholas Hatfull, 2015
Installation View: Through the Wall by Nicholas Hatfull, 2015
Equinox Flower (Holkham Higanbana) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2018
Installation view: Tall Grass (Expert Pruning In Ethiopia) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
In Parma by Nicholas Hatfull, 2018
The Life of a Song (ghost slides defender) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2017
Installation View: Frieze New York by Nicholas Hatfull, 2016
Installation View: Solo Presentation, Expo Chicago  by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Reserve, Holkham by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
(Bonwit Teller) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
Two studies of a blood orange by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing by Nicholas Hatfull, 2019
Embarkation by Nicholas Hatfull, 2017
Smilla’s feeling for snow by Nicholas Hatfull, 2017
Ohaio Mr. John / vague and ordinary worlds by Nicholas Hatfull, 2017
Citadel for inspector sands by Nicholas Hatfull, 2016
Classic Upholstery (reality makes swift) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2016
My life in a frozen moment (High chair on Tolpuddle st) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2015
Rambler niçoise by Nicholas Hatfull, 2015
Private passions (allegorical painting) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2015
Waterfront docks - skewering at the infinite table by Nicholas Hatfull, 2015
El Rey - as yet non existent by Nicholas Hatfull, 2015
Tall Grass by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Never From a Tap by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Wildlife dune by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Esaki Barefoot Doppio (the taste of mackerel) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Installation view: Dallas Art Fair by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
No Nightlife Whatsoever by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Esaki decaf viola (freshly watered streets) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Smallholding (shade above sea level) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
Installation view: Tall Grass (Expert Pruning In Ethiopia) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
No Eerie Silence (Our beans prefer the shade) (detail) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2014
SOLO Tondo Parking Lot Fellow by Nicholas Hatfull, 2012
Coppa Sayonara by Nicholas Hatfull, 2012

Exhibitions

 Ed Ecco a Voi . . .  at Josh Lilley, presenting Nicholas Hatfull

Ed Ecco a Voi . . .

Solo Show

Stains on a Decade at Josh Lilley, presenting Tom Anholt, Brian Bress, Peter Linde Busk, Gareth Cadwallader, Sarah Dwyer, Derek Fordjour, Nick Goss, Nicholas Hatfull, Christof Mascher, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Benedetto Pietromarchi, Belén Rodríguez, Kathleen Ryan, Analia Saban, Vicky Wright, Ryan Mosley, Celeste Rapone, Hurvin Anderson, Jack Burton, Ian Davis, Svenja Deininger, Holly Hendry, John Houck, Aliza Nisenbaum, Conrad Shawcross, Leon Kossoff, Tal R, Paula Rego, Euan Uglow & Kaari Upson

Stains on a Decade

Group Show

Preparing for What at Josh Lilley, presenting Nick Goss, Nicholas Hatfull, Tom Anholt, Jack Burton, Gabriella Boyd & Phil Goss

Preparing for What

Group Show

Fun House at Josh Lilley, presenting Derek Fordjour, Brian Bress, Nicholas Hatfull, Alake Shilling, Genevieve Gaignard, Farah Atassi, Sayre Gomez & John Seal

Fun House

Group Show

Tofu Dealer (to kill my hunger in daytime wander) at Josh Lilley, presenting Nicholas Hatfull

Tofu Dealer (to kill my hunger in daytime wander)

Solo Show

A New Kitchen Sink at Josh Lilley, presenting Nick Goss, Nicholas Hatfull, Vicky Wright, Ryan Mosley, Dickon Drury, Gareth Cadwallader, Lucy Stein & Tom Anholt

A New Kitchen Sink

Group Show

Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov

Water Biscuit

Group Show

Through The Wall at Josh Lilley, presenting Nicholas Hatfull & Victor Willing

Through The Wall

Group Show

Control Lapse at Josh Lilley, presenting Analia Saban, Nicholas Hatfull, Kathleen Ryan, Patrick Jackson, Kelly Kleinschrodt, Ruairiadh O’Connell, Jesse Greenberg, Niall Macdonald & Anissa Mack

Control Lapse

Group Show

Tall Grass (Expert Pruning In Ethiopia) at Josh Lilley, presenting Nicholas Hatfull

Tall Grass (Expert Pruning In Ethiopia)

Solo Show

Something New at Josh Lilley, presenting Analia Saban, Nicholas Hatfull, Belén Rodríguez, Christof Mascher, Nick Goss, Gabriel Hartley, Marita Fraser, Ruairiadh O’Connell & Robert Pratt

Something New

Group Show