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About

(Nick) Zafir is an emerging contemporary artist who grew up in the South-West of Australia, now situated in Perth. With a Bachelor of Fine Art from Curtin University, and a background in street art, his work employs street techniques combined with Fine Art ttechniques.

Education

BA Fine Arts (Double major:Fine Art and Art and design studies) 2013, Faculty of SODA , Curtin University, Bentley WA.

Exhibitions

2016 to date:

FOLDS - Solo show, Showcase Gallery. Perth.
Street Art workshops, Great Southern Grammar, Albany, WA.
Finalist - Hypervision Midland Junction Arts centre, Perth.
Private mural commission ‘Heathers Hutch” Dalkeith, Perth.
Street Art workshops , Katanning Council. Western Australia.

2015:

- Emerging Artist Award, City of South Perth.
- ‘Loser Unit, Zine 4 Launch” Group Show, ‘Up, on Hay”Gallery
- Hyperfest, Midland Junction Arts Centre.
- “In a Room”, Duo Show with James Cooper, ‘The Bird” Perth
- “I HeART Nepal” , Group Fundraiser Show, Corner Gallery- Subiaco, Perth.2015.
- “If you don’t know, now you know” . ‘Alternative London’ Gallery. London.
- Kinko Piano, “Two”. Groupshow. Perth. 2015
- Form, “Public Salon”, GroupShow. 2015.
- Illustrator “Aliyah and the Thunderbeings” . Pickatale, Beijing.2015
- Workshop Facilitator , Vic Park Collective. “Once upon a wall” program 2015.
/ Public Mural, Vic park.
- Production Assistant, Ian Strange/ “Shadow”Series. Australia. 2015.
- Public art commission, Form PUBLIC program “Luckies Bottleshop “, Vic Park.
- Live painting , Secret Walls program. CoLab Festival, Perth

2014:

- “Loser Unit” Group Show, Corner Gallery, Subiaco, Perth.
- Public Art Commission , Beaufort street Festival Laneway project.
- Private Mural Commission, Three Anchors Restaurant Albany.
- Public art commission by Victoria Park, Perth “Ignite the Park Festival”
- Public art Commission by Central Tafe, Northbridge, Perth
- “4 Tonne Nothing” . Exhibition, Three Anchors, Albany.
- Private Mural Commission, Laundromat, Cottesloe.

2013:
- “Floorplan 202”, groupshow. Curtin Tangent Gallery.
- Soup Collective “Light”, groupshow.

Selected exhibitions:
2012
- Midway print exhibition , Access Gallery- John Curtin Gallery, Perth WA

2011
- Processed! , Freerange Gallery, Perth, WA.

Press

http://rabbithole.gallery/folds-nick-zafir/

http://www.gallerycentral.com.au/folds-by-nick-zafir/

http://www.perthnow.com.au/entertainment/confidential/public-art-project-50-artists-transform-perth-walls-with-colourful-murals/news-story/6b7e50854c221688e6541c1c59f29bf3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cENeqeaikPo

Influences

Dr Suess, Noel Fielding.

132cm (W) x 172cm (H)
Oil Paint
$2,850
132cm (W) x 172cm (H)
Oil Paint
$2,650