Nadine Christensen: Artist Talk

Sunday 4 February 2024, 12pm

Join artist Nadine Christensen and Senior Curator, Samantha Comte for a walkthrough of our current exhibition, Nadine Christensen: Around.  

 This is the first survey of Melbourne-based artist Nadine Christensen and brings together a multi-faceted body of work produced across more than two decades. The exhibition reveals Christensen’s sustained, deep engagement with the world around her, celebrating her attention to what is often overlooked and the dense tangle of everyday experience.  

Buxton Contemporary will be open from 11am with the walkthrough commencing at 12pm  

About NADINE CHRISTENSEN

Event Details

Sunday 4 February 2024
12pm

Access

Buxton Contemporary is fully wheelchair accessible.

Nadine Christensen completed degrees in Painting at Monash University (1993) and the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne (1997). She has held solo exhibitions at galleries in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra and has participated in group and collaborative exhibitions across Australia and internationally including Tokyo, Los Angeles, Tijuana, Paris and Venice. Recent exhibitions include Painting, More Painting,  Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2016); Parallel Lives: Australian Painting Today, TarraWarra Museum of Art , Victoria and Silenzi, Prigioni de Palazzo Ducale, Venice (both 2006); This and other worlds, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2005); New04, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2004); and This was the future… , Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2003). 

Christensen was a studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary (1998–99) and a founding member of Clubs Projects inc. She has regularly curated exhibitions, events and coordinated publishing projects, and has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including an Australia Council Los Angeles studio residency (2003), the Fletcher Jones Art Prize (2008) and the R&M McGivern Prize for Painting (2019). Christensen is a lecturer at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. 

Buxton Contemporary acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the unceded land on which we work, learn and create, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Bunurong peoples, and the wider Kulin Nations. We acknowledge their continuing care for Country and recognise that Australia’s First Peoples art and cultural practices have thrived here for millenia.