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Up and coming exhibitions

2024, Feb-Mar ‘New works' - Nanda Hobbs, Chippendale Sydney, NSW


2016 CCCA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture/history studies
2009 Documentary Making, London Academy of Film and Television
2005-2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, National Art School, Sydney
1999 Au Carel Language Studies, Royan, France
1998 Set Design Scholarship, Australian Theatre for Young People

Public Collections

Mildura Art Centre, Vic

Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW

Nock Art Foundation, New Zealand

Macquarie Art Collection, NSW

Westmead Children’s Hospital, NSW

Sydney City Archives, State Library NSW


2021, 2020, 2019, 2013 Portia Geach Memorial Prize, SH Ervin (Finalist)

2020 Archibald Prize – Art Gallery NSW (Finalist)

2018, 2017, 2014 Paddington Art Prize (Winner People’s choice)

2018, 2015 Doug Moran Contemporary Photography Prize (Finalist)

2017 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (Semifinalist)

2016 Macquarie Group Emerging Prize (Finalist)

2012 & 2013 Dobell Prize for Drawing – Art Gallery NSW (Finalist)

2012 & 2013 Mount Eyre Art Prize (Finalist)

Solo Exhibitions

2023, Mar-Jul ‘Barka, The Forgotten River’ The Australian Museum, Sydney NSW

2018-2021 'Barka The Forgotten River' Badger Bates & Justine Muller

(tour NSW, SA, Vic, NSW, ACT)
2020 'Here Now Nowhere' Maunsell Wickes Gallery (Barry Stern), Sydney 
2019 'From No Water to Pittwater' Maunsell Wickes Gallery (Barry Stern), Sydney NSW
2017 'Understanding My Country' Head On Festival, Juniper Hall, Sydney NSW
2016 'Ghost Ochres' Maunsell Wickes Gallery (Barry Stern), Sydney NSW
2014 'Conductor’s Project' (Art and About Sydney), St James and Museum Stations NSW
2014 'Fork in the Road' Maunsell Wickes Gallery (Barry Stern), Sydney NSW
2013 'The Bar is My Muse' East Sydney Hotel, Woolloomooloo NSW

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 ‘Art Byron’ Festival Northern Rivers NSW

2022 ‘Moments in Colour’, Glass House Gallery, Port Macquarie NSW

2021 Nanda Hobbs '9 x 5' Chippendale, Sydney NSW
2019 'River on the Brink' inside the Murray Darling, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney NSW
2018 Home @735, Burke Street Redfern, Sydney NSW
2018 A.K Bellinger Gallery, Inverell, NSW
2017 Petite, Mitchel Fine Art, Fortitude Valley Brisbane, QLD
2017 A.K Bellinger Gallery, Inverell, NSW
2015 'FotoIstanbul, Lives of Others' Istanbul Turkey
2015 The Collection, Mitchel Fine Art, Fortitude Valley Brisbane QLD
2015 Spectrum Now Festival, Back Row Studio’s Kent Street, Sydney 
2014 Drawings/Works on Paper, ESD Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney NSW
2012 Group Show, Muk Muk Fine Art Gallery, Alice Springs and Darwin NT
2011 RAG, Global Galleries, Paddington, Sydney 
2011 Something Personal, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney NSW


2019 Nock Art Foundation, New Zealand

2015 Fowlers Gap, University of NSW

2010 First Draft Depot, Woolloomooloo, Sydney NSW

2009 Arena Design Centre, London, UK

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