Nike Savvas

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‘Untitled’, 2017, diamond dust, 24 carat gold leaf, framed 58 x 58 cm, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.

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1964
Born Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

1988
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts), Sydney College of the Arts

1990
Graduate Diploma (Visual Arts), Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

1994
Master of Fine Arts (Honours), College of Fine Arts, UNSW

1996-97
Associate Research Student, Goldsmiths College, University of London

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
17 seconds, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2014
Rally, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Sparks, Arc One Gallery, Melbourne

2012
Liberty and Anarchy, Survey exhibition, Leeds Art Gallery, UK
No Gods No Kings, Breenspace, Sydney
Shimmer, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Commission for Louis Vuitton, Sydney

2010
Sliding Ladder, Breenspace, Sydney

2008
Purple and Pearl, (SNO 37) SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney.

2005
Atomic (Full of Love, Full of Wonder), Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
A Million Suns (Collaboration with Stephen Little), Artspace, Sydney; RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

2003
A Handful of Air, The Apartment, Athens
Under A White, Sky Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

2002
Magic Master, Centenary Gallery, London

2001
Pen & Paper, Trafros Davilla, Nicosia
Bordello Red, Groucho Club

2000
Die, Weisse Gallery, Cologne
Anthem, Artspace, Sydney

1999
Something Sparkly, Site Gallery, Dusseldorf
Glam Genie, site-specific commission, Selfridges Department Store, London
Divisional sampling, site-specific commission, Selfridges Department Store, London
Let It Roll, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Jensen Gallery, Auckland

1998
My name is Savvas, Diaspro Art Centre, Nicosia
Nike Savves – New Work, Wigmore Fine Art, London
Colourful Language, Galerie Y-Burg, Vrieshuis Amerika, AmsterdamNike Savvas – New Work, Luus Gallery, Den Haag, Amsterdam
Untitled 1998 (Sparkly), Solo 9: Artists in Clerkenwell, Berry House, London (Wigmore Fine Art/EC Art initiative)
Ten Blue Bubbles, CDB Gallery Sydney

1997
Blue Division, Goldsmiths Collage, London

1996
Simple Division, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Onement One, CBD Gallery, Sydney
Logic, collaboration with Stephen Little, Artspace, Sydney
Bridget and Georges, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

1995
nice bubbles II, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
Head Boy, CBD Gallery, Sydney
Untitled 1994, Collage of Fine Arts, Sydney

1994
Round, CBD Gallery, Sydney
nice bubbles, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

1993
Untitled 1992, 24Hr Art, Darwin
Communique, Canberra Contemporary Artspace, Canberra

1992
Communique, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

1991
Ichthyoid, collaboration with Nicole Mather, Performance Space, Sydney

1990
Alternative Endings, First Draft West, Sydney


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Festival of Love, Southbank Centre, London
After 65, Latrobe Regional Gallery
4,7,11, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
Lines of Force, SCA Gallery, Sydney

2014
Paradigm Store, 5 Howick Place, London
Optical Mix, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne
De Colori, William Wright Artists Projects, Sydney.

2013
The Edge of Painting, Piper Gallery, London

2012
Volume One: MCA Collection, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Sydney
The Drawing Room, Breenspace, Sydney
There was a world, once, Märkisches Museum, Witten, Germany
The Baker’s Dozen, UTS Gallery, Sydney
Square One, Wollongong City Art Gallery
Inspiring Artists: Recipients of the Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, Maitland Regional Art Gallery

2011
Colour Bazaar: Nine Contemporary Works, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
New Psychedelia, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2010
The Garden That You Planted, in collaboration with Rowena Dring, Vital Arts Gallery Space, London
Group show, Breenspace, Sydney
Bar Woteva, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Bregenz, Austria
Are You Looking at Me?, Laneway Art, Sydney

2008
To make a work of timeless art, Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney
Big Other’s little other, Experimental Art Projects, Nicosia
Rolling Frame Arcade, Experimental Art Projects, Nicosia
Australian, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney.

2007
Salon 2007: New British Painting and Works on Paper, Artwork Productions, London
Summer Daze, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
Paranoia, Freud Museum, London
15 Years of Urban Art Projects, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane
Dream Idea Machine Off, Mommy Art Projects, Athens

2006
Balnaves Sculpture Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Wild Gift, Ada Street Gallery, London
Paranoia, Leeds City Gallery, UK
I am Australian Too, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney
Architectural Transparencies, Iliana Dounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens

2005
Visual Music, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
11th Triennale of India’, Dehli
Accidental Meetings, Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia Cyprus

2004
There and Back Again, Program Gallery, London
Cabaret, S1/Salon, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
The Shining, Aschenbach + Hofland, Amsterdam
Tonight, Studio Voltaire, London
Whatever Happened To Minimalism, SCA Gallery, Sydney
Summer Breeze, The Apartment, Athens
The Samstag Effect, University of South Australia Museum, (travelling to other venues)
Shangrilla, IMA Brisbane; Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst
Kingdom, Market, Glasgow

2003
East International, Norwich Art Gallery, Norwich, UK
Images of Desire 3, The Fields Gallery, Winston Art Hotel, Amsterdam
15/1(2), 1000000 miles per hour, London

2002
Red Light District – Images of Desire 2, The Fields Gallery, Winston Art Hotel, Amesterdam
A Silver Lining and A New Beginning, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2001
Six, Australia House, London

2000
Out of the Ordinary, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Allstars, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Not Quite Right, Grey Matter Gallery, Sydney

1999
Accessory, Gallery 4A, Sydney
Claire Joy, Nike Savvas, Clare Stent, Alex Fontoura, Cubitt Gallery London
Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
The organic and the artificial: reinventing modernist design, Plimsol Gallery, Hobart, University of Launceston, Launceston, Perth Institute of Contmeporaty art, Perth, Flinders Museum of Art Gallery, Adelaide, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, Burra Art Gallery, Burra, Port Pirrie Art Gallery, Port Pirrie, Craft Queensland, Brisbane, Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth
CfCC, Object Galleries, Sydney
John Armleder, Nike Savvas, Jim Speers, Jenson Gallery, Auckland
Velocity, Newspace, Sydney
Newspace fundraiser, Newspace, Sydney

COMMISSIONS

2015
Reverie, Southbank Centre, royal Festival Hall, London; In Rainbows, Perth Airport, Perth

2014
Rally, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Rapture, 140 William Street, Perth
Colours are the Country, Macquarie Group, 1 Martin Place, Sydney
Epic Love, Macquarie Shopping Centre, Sydney

2013
Epic 8000, Nike Store, San Francisco
Everlasting, The Quays, Docklands, Melbourne

2012
Liberty and Anarchy, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

2010
Transfer Abstracts, Westin Hotel, New Delhi

2005
Cascade, Deutsche Bank, Sydney
Transcendenal, Deutsche Bank, Sydney
Atomic: Full of Love Full of Wonder, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2003
Anthem 2003 (The Carny) East International, Norwich

1999
Glam Genie, Selfridges, London
Divisional Sampling, Selfridges, London

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Ministry of Culture Collection, Cyprus
Wollongong City Art Gallery, Australia
Deutsche Bank
The British Library
Tate Gallery Library
Artist Multiples Collection, Chelsea College of Art and Design
The Royal College of Art Print Archive; Victoria & Albert Museum, UK
Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Federal Archive, Canberra, Australia
PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Artbank Australia

 

Awards

2010
Australia Council Fellowship

2010
Creative Arts Fellowship, Australian Capital Territory

2005
Jury Prize (Gold Medal), 11th Triennale of India, Dehli

2003
Primavera Acquisitive Art Award, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

1996
The Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship

 

The Connective Experiences of Nike Savvas, Kon Gouriotis, Vol 52.2 Winter Issue 2015 ARTAND, Australia

Big Art Small Art, Tristan Manco Thames and Hudson, London 2014

Kristell Pfeifer , Nike Savvas : Realidad Immersiva (Immersive Reality) Arte Al Limite

Issue 66 May – June 2014

Optical Mix, Juliana Engberg Australian Centre for Contemporary Art 2014

https://www.ravencontemporary.com.au/review-nike-savvas-sparks/

HTTP://WWW.MELBOURNEREVIEW.COM.AU/ARTS/ARTICLE/NIKE-SAVVAS-AT-ARC-ONE-GALLERY

ttp://www.vogue.com.au/vogue+living/arts/galleries/the+sublime+optical+art+of+nike+savvas,29341?pos=2#top

The Cutting Edge Michael Church The Independent Newspaper UK  30th Dec 2013

The Edge of Painting Luke Elwes Abstract Critical London Uk 16 Dec 2013

Interview with Tess Jaray Lily Le Brun The White Review Dec 2013 UK

The Art of Fashion Gillian Serisier (inside) interior design review September/October 2013 p 56 -60

Nike Savvas: Full of Love Full of Wonder extensive monograph by Black Dog Publishing London October 2012

VOLUME ONE: MCA COLLECTION Author Glenn Barkley, Museum Of Contemporary Art Sydney 2012

Critics Choice Charles Darwent The Independent UK 16/12/2012

Pick of the Week The Guardian UK 15/12/2012

Exhibitionist The Guardian 6/12/2012

Art as An Optical Illusion in Leeds Nick Ahad 7/12/2012 Yorkshire Post

Nike Savvas: Liberty and Anarchy, Leeds Art Gallery Leeds David Lillington, Corridor 8 UK 14/04/2014 http://www.corridor8.co.uk/online/review-nike-savvas-liberty-and-anarchy-leeds-art-gallery-leeds/

Full of Love Full of Wonder: Nike Savvas Aaron Row Art, Architecture and Photography San Franciso / Sacramento Book Review

Nike Savvas: Full of Love Full of Wonder Paul Flynn, Artist Profile Magazine issue 22 p 22

Nike Savvas Pure Colour and bright geometry from the Australian artist’s first monograph Dazed Digital , Arts and Culture Dazed & Approved http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/15018/1/dazed-approved-nike-savvas

Let’s all stare at some multicoloured balls courtesy of Nike Savvas Ross Bryant It’s Nice That : Championing Creativity Across the Art and Design World 8/11/2012

ballshttp://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/nike-savvas

Nike Savvas at Leeds David Lillington, Eyecontact 18?03/2013

NZ http://eyecontactsite.com/2013/03/nike-savvas-at-leeds

Art/ Liberty and Anarchy Leeds Student Newspaper Alice Rafter 25/01/2013

Psychedilia now Sebastian Moody, Art and Australia Winter 2012

The Baker’s Dozen Jacquiline Milner Exhibition Catalogue UTS Gallery Sydney 2012

‘Nike Savvas: No Gods, No Kings’ 2012 Tracey Clement review, Art Guide, March

‘Nike Savvas: No Gods, No Kings’ Anna Madelaine, review & e-newsletter, Art Almanac, March

Melbourne Art Foundation, Art Advisor, March 2012

Total Reality: The influence of psychedelia in contemporary Australian art Sebastian Moody, New Psychedelia exhibition catalogue 2011 University of Queensland Art Museum

Nike Savvas: The Sliding Ladder Equation Paul Flynn, Artist Profile issue 10 Feb 2010 , p 42-49

To Infinity and Beyond Andrew Frost, Sydney morning Herald, 21st May 2010

Bespoke by Halves(Big Fat Greek Ozzie Sculpture and Maths)

Patricia Ellis Sliding Ladder Exhibition catalogue 2012

Outside the Cube Andrew Taylor The Sun-Herald 2nd May 2010

What Now Australian Art Collector issue 52, April – June 2010

Artist Interview: Nike Savvas Jane O’Sullivan Australian Art Collector Magazine (online) 18 May 2010

Looking Back : Best Theme Shows 2006 Daniel Palmer, Frieze, Jan-Feb 2007 p.132

Carefully Deranged Andrew Graham –Dixon Sunday Telegraph, Seven Magazine p 24 21/01/07

Paranoid? This lot really ought to be, Peter Conrad The Observer review p18, 28/01/07

Adventures with Form in Space Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project 2006, Dougal Phillips, Art review, Art & Australia, vol.44 no.2, Summer 2006

Adventures with Form in Space: The Fourth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project Jacqueline Millner, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, no.62

Dot complimentary Sebastian Smee , The Australian 09/09/06

The World in Pixels HELLO Magazine, 29/08/06

Atomic: Full of love, full of wonder, Daily Times, Pakistan 19/08/06

Adventures with Form and Space Tracey Clement, Sydney Morning Herald 18/8/06

Atomic: Full of love, full of wonder, The Seattle Times Photos of the day. 04/08/06

Life is full of wonder … but balls are essential Sunanda Creagh, Sydney Morning Herald 4/8/06

Lights, action, entertainment John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald, 09/09/06

Non-elitist art means everyone can have a ball Simon Ferguson, The Daily Telegraph 4/8/06

Homesick artist makes her point many times Rosalie Higson, The Australian 4/8/06

Atomic: Full of love, full of wonder Yahoo! News, Most e-mailed entertainment news 4/8/06

Bright Spots, Metro UK 04/08/06

Art that shimmers like the outback, The Independent UK , 04/08/06

The day in pics: August 3, The Times of India, 3/8/06

Week in pictures: 29 July-4 August BBC News

Image of the day The Times UK, 04/04/06

Atomix: full of love full of wonder The Guardian , 04/04/06

Transparency and Akwardness Natasha Adamou, The Athens Contemporary Review Issue 3 April 2006

Looking Back: Best Solo Shows 2005 Daniel Palmer Frieze Magazine no. 96 Jan-Feb 2006

PARANOIA Alfred Hickling, The Guardian 05/07/06

Paranoia Predrag Pajdjc (catalogue) Paranoia Publishing London 2006

Nike Savvas and Wolfgang Laib at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Rachel Jessie-Rae O’Connor, Art Monthly Australia no.183 September 2005

Nike Savvas Jarrod Rawlins, Flash Art Magazine no. 244 October 2005

What Colour is Music? Christopher Knight ART REVIEW LA Times 22.02.05

Expanding the Synaesthetic Paradigm Ari Wiseman Visual Music Synaesthesia in Art and Music Since 1900 Thames and Hudson NY 2005

Pollock rates second to ‘Visual’ Andrew Wessels Daily Trojan 25.03.05

Triennale of India 2005 Polly Lyssiotis Cyprus Today vol `xlii no. 1 Jan-March 2005

Atomic: full of love,full of wonder Juliana Engberg catalogue essay 2005

On the Ball with Global Art Jo Roberts The Age Melbourne May 27. 05

The Balls in her Court Megan Backhouse The Age Melbourne June 18, 05

Installation Artist returns Neos Kosmos Melbourne 3.5.05

Artist has balls and isn’t scared to turn up the heat Ben Swinnerton MX News 25.5.05

Installation Artist returns Neos Kosmos Melbourne 3.03.05

Great Balls of Desire Harbant Gill Herald Sun Melbourne 27.5.05

Cyprus participation in the 11th Biennale Tina Bambali ,   Phileleftheros Jan 26 2005

Artists’ new works a fitting finale Wendy Walker The Advertiser, 30/11/04

The glittering prize Peter Hill Sydney Morning Herald 13-14/11/2004

Nike Savvas Ben Curnow The Samstag Effect Uni of SA Art Museum 2004

The Samstag Effect Ross Wolfe Uni of SA Art Museum 2004

Meet the Samstags Daniel Thomas Art and Australia vol.42 no. 4 2005

A Fragile Sway of Glass Swans Vincent Ciccarello The Independent Weekly 31 Oct – 6 Nov 2004

Salon for Short Films Sheffield Telegraph Feb 6 2004

Interview with Nike Savvas Stathis Panagoulis & George Vamvakidis Time Out Athens Sept. 2003

A Handful of Air Stathis Panagoulis Time Out Athens Sept 2003

Nike Savvas Yorgos Karouzakis Ozone issue 19 Oct 2003

A Handful of Air :Nike Savvas at the Apartment Despina Zefkili Athinorama 23-30 Oct. 2003

East International Sotiris Kyriacou Contemporary magazine issue 56, 2003

15/1 Sally O’Reilly, Art Monthly UK, September 2003, no.269, p.32.

EAST International Dan Smith, Art Monthly UK, September 2003, no.269, p.29-30.

Awakening to Death in the Weighty Intrigue of sleep Anne Loxley, The Sydney Morning Tues 26 /10/2003

In The Line of Fire, Serap Destegul, Letters, ArtReview UK, November 2002, Vol LIII, p.8

Editor’s Letter, Meredith Etherington-Smith, ArtReview UK, December/January 2002, Vol. LII, p.4

Moving Targets 2 A User’s Guide To British Art Now Louisa Buck, Tate Publishing 2000 p211, 212

Balloons Go Up For Art Downunder, Glyn Hughes, The Cyprus Weekly, p.19-25, 2001

Postponement of Event, Tobika Yeyonota, Phileleftheros Newspaper, Cyprus, Oct.19, 2001

Balloons With Messages to Turkish Cypriots, Aurupa Newspaper, Cyprus, Oct.17, 2001

Balloons for Peace, Simerini Newspaper, Cyprus, Oct.16, 2001

Event for Peace, Maraughi Newspaper, Cyprus, Oct.16, 2001

Balloons With Messages to Turkish Cypriots, Mahi Newspaper, Cyprus, Oct.16, 2001

Messages of Peace With 1000’s of Balloons, Tobika Yeyonota, Phileleftheros Newspaper, Cyprus, Oct.16, 2001

Nike Savvas: Anthem Saacha Jones Eyeline 44 Summer 2000-1 Brisbane

Different Strokes TNT, Feb 19 2001 issue 912, p.24 London

Flesh for a braveheart Courtney Kidd Sydney Morning Herald Sept 27 2000

Shining Sculpture enlivens Palm Court Ceiling Scott Hannaford, Canberra Times 09.02.00

Scintillation Karina Smith, The Chronicle, Feb 15, 2000

Nike Savvas: Let it roll Stephen O’Connell, LIKE Art Magazine, no.10, Summer 1999

Art to refresh tired shoppers Louisa Buck, The Art Newspaper, no.92, May 1999, London

Real Abstract Andrew Frost, Monument Magazine, no.31 Aug/Sept 99

The History of Greeks of Canberra and Districts Anastasios M.Tamis, Demetrios Tsolakis, La Trobe University 1999

Let it Roll Bruce James, Sydney Morning Herald 18.06.99

Sparks fly when two arts beat as one Georgina Safe, The Australian, 03.05.99, p.5

This Goes With That Sebastian Smee, The Galleries, Sydney Morning Herald, 11.06.99 p.11

Australias 50 Most Collectable Artists Andrew G Frost Australian Art Collector issue 7 Jan – March 1999

The Samstag Accelerator Effect Stephanie Britton Artlink vol. 18 n0. 4 1998

Take one mad woman, hundreds of polystyrene balls and several dozen eggs. Mix thoroughly and stand well back Jane Brown, The Observer Review Aug 30, 1998

New Contemporaries 98 David Burrows, Art Monthly (British) Sept 1998

New kids explore old angst The Times, Aug 18 1998

How dare they spend our cash on this Brian Sewell, Evening Standard 13 Aug 1998

New Contemporaries Northern Exposure Magazine 3 Sept 1998

Young at Art Sue Williams, Elle Magazine Oct 1998

The shows that time forgot Bruce James, Sydney Morning Herald Sept 19, 1998

Emerging style outstrips whole Ben Gennochio, The Australian Sept 18, 1998

Well hung, privately Sebastian Smee, Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 29, 1988

Primavera catalogue intro, Ben Curnow, Sept 1998

Solo x 9 : Artists in Clerkenwell Celso Fioravante Folha Ilustrada, 24 July 1998

Solo x 9 : Artists in Clerkenwell Contemporary Visual Arts, Preview, Issue 19

New Contemporaries 98 Exhibition Catalogue, London 1998

Solo x 9 : Artists in Clerkenwell Exhibition Catalogue 1998

Rob Kesseler / Nike Savvas David Barrett (review) Art Monthly (British), May 1998

After the Masters Exhibition Catalogue, April 1998

MATERIAL no 6 March 1998 (Sydney) ed. John Nixon

Nike Savvas: My name is Savvas Glyn Hughes (review), Cyprus Weekly, Cyprus, Jan 16th 1998, p.6.

My name is Savvas Marina Shiza (review), Ikade Magazine, Cyprus, Jan 11th, 1998, p.6.

My name is Savvas Costas Constantinou (review), Selides Magazine, Cyprus, Jan 19th, 1998.

Nike Savvas: My name is Savvas Ebinelia Stella (review), To Beriothiko Magazine, Cyprus, Jan 9th, 1998.

My name is Savvas Glyn Hughes (Exhib. Introduction), Cyprus Weekly, Cyprus, Jan 19th, 1998.

DriftJaqueline Miller Art and Australia Vol 35 no. 4 1998

Art Rooms. 7 artists en residencia Jaume Vidal 19/9/97 El Pais de las Tentaciones, Spain.

Art Rooms El Pais de las Tentaciones, listing review Spain

No Actual Basis Adam Geczy Art Monthly no 103, Sept 1997.

Goldsmiths MA Fine Art 1997 Exhibition Catalogue, 1997, London.

Drift Benjamin Genochio and Melissa Chiu Drift Exhibition Catalogue, 1997.

A bit of froth and bubble Gene Autry, Art Monthly no 98, April 1997.

In Between and Beyond: Irony and art of the present Anna Clabburn, Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition Catalogue 1997.

Z International Art No 2 (Ed. John Nixon) 1996 Sydney.

Nike Savvas Melissa Chiu, Art Documentary Editions Sydney 1996.

Render Benders Peter Hill, The Bulletin, Sept 10, 1996.

New Zealand does it better Peter Hill, Art Monthly, Nov 1996.

What is Appropriation? Ed. Rex Butler published by IMA and Power Publications, 1996.

Art That’s Quicker Than The Eye Simon Robinson, Time International, vol 147 no. 23, June 3, 1996.

Added Dimension Giles Auty, Weekend Australian, July 20-21, 1996.

Movement, Colour and Light Nick Smith, NZ Herald, April 18, 1996.

Transformers Andrew Bogle, Exhibition Catalogue, Auckland Art Gallery, April 1996.

Nike Savvas: An Interview with Melissa Chiu, Artitude 10 March-May 1996.

Simple Division Andrew Bogle, Exhibition Catalogue, Auckland Art Gallery, April 1996.

Looking at Seeing and Dreaming Richard Dunn, Exhibition Catalogue, Feb 1996.

Art Beat Anna Johnson, Sydney Morning Herald, March 3, 1996.

Savvas packs for London Peter Cochrane, Sydney Morning Herald, Dec 1, 1995.

Décor Natalie King, Art and Australia, vol 33, no 2, Summer 1995.

Nice bubbles, Marina Muecke, Barfly, Aug 31, 1995.

Blowing bubbles Marina Muecke, Cairns Post, Aug 25, 1995.

Death, what is thy thing? Richard Greyson, 1,799 of 600,000 hours (mortality). Papers and Documents. EAF 1995.

DIVA (Digital Images for the Visual Arts) Project, Internet, Visual Arts Library, Monash University, 1995.

Nike Savvas: Round Melissa Chiu, Eyeline, No 27, 1995.

600,000 Hours (mortality) David Broker, Art and Text, No 50, Jan 1995.

Nike Savvas Melissa Chiu TopoV, Occupied Space, Exhibition Catalogue, 1995.

Images of Death. 600,000 hours (mortality) John Neylon, Artlink, Vol 14, No 4, Summer 1994.

Formal Functions Ben Curnow, Art and Text, No 49, Sept 1994.

600,000 hours Catalogue, Sept 1994.

Arty Facts, The Place of Art in Design Max Heinz, AR Australia, Winter 1994.

Coexistence Shaun Davies, Agenda No 37, July 1994.

Nice Bubbles Melissa Chiu, Exhibition Catalogue, June 1994.

Coexistence Ben Curnow, Art Monthly, No 69, May 1994.

Standard Deviations Australian Perspecta 93, Graham Forsyth, Art and Text, No 47, Jan 1994.

Youthful Vigor in Perspecta 93 John Cavanah, Business Review Weekly, 22 Oct, 1993.

The Weird and the Wonderful Look Magazine, Oct 1993.

Australian Perspecta 1993, Antiques in NSW, Feb 1994.

Australian Perspecta 1993 Sandra Warner, State of the Art, Issue 7, Nov 1993.

New Art Unmasked Joanna Mendelson, Bulletin, 19 Oct, 1993.

Art 2 Nell Schofield, Sydney Weekly, 5-11 Oct, 1993.

Australian Perspecta Press Release, AGNSW

Communique George Alexander, Australian Perspecta Catalogue, 1993.

Australian Perspecta 93, Victoria Lyn Catalogue, 1993.

Avante-Grunge Jeff Gibson, Art and Text No 45, May 1993.

Nike Savvas Tony Haritos, Northern Territory News, June 12, 1992.

Nike Savvas Untitled 1992 Judy Kean, Exhibition Catalogue, 24 HourArt

Nike Savvas: Communique Sonia Barron, Canberra Times, 4 April 1993.

Nike Savvas: Communique George Alexander, Exhibition Catalogue, 1992.

Communique Anne Wallace, Eyeline No 20, Summer 1992.

Speaking in Tongues: Second Language Pat Hoffi Eyeline No 18, Aut 1992.

Second Language Beth Jackson, Art and Text, Summer 1992.

Art and Language at the IMA Peter Anderson, Brisbane Review 1992.

Artworkz 4, Catalogue 1992.

Women on the Wharf Eve Sullivan, Art Monthly, Oct 1991.

Between Cultures, Exhibition Catalogue, 1991.

Inherent Identity George Michelakakis, Chronico Arts Culture, 1991.

Ichthyoid Art and Text, Sept 1991.

Inherent Identity George Alexander, Exhibition Catalogue, 1991.

Untitled 1991 Eyeline No 14, Aut 1991.

Ichthyoid Culture Magazine Brooke Picker, No 26, 17 June 1991.

Quantifying New Colours: Nike Savvas Adam Geczy, Eyeline No 15, Winter 1991.

Alternative Endings Christopher Allen, Sydney Morning Herald, Dec 2, 1990.

Mist from the Chest Ursula Szulakowska, Art and Text, No 37, Sept 1990.

Origins and Identity Sabrina Achilles, Eastern Herald, March 1990.

First Sight Adam Geczy, Eyeline No 11, Autumn 1990.

 

2017
‘Untitled’, 2017, diamond dust, 24 carat gold leaf, framed 58 x 58 cm, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
2016
‘17 seconds (6)’, 2016, Painted stainless steel, stainless steel wire, glass orbs, 2.1m x 2.1m x 2.1m edition of 3. Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (6)’, 2016, Painted stainless steel, stainless steel wire, glass orbs, 2.1m x 2.1m x 2.1m edition of 3. Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (6)’, 2016, Painted stainless steel, stainless steel wire, glass orbs, 2.1m x 2.1m x 2.1m edition of 3. Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (6)’, 2016, Painted stainless steel, stainless steel wire, glass orbs, 2.1m x 2.1m x 2.1m edition of 3. Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (3)’, 2016, White Diamond Dust Print framed with perspex and white frame, 109 x 129 cm, unframed 100 x 120 cm, edition of 5+ 1a.p. Photo: Jamie North
‘Untitled (Waterfall)’, 2003 Foil and acrylic on Canvas, 170 x 168 x 11 cm framed. Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (5)’, 2016, series of four, digital print on acrylic with split batten fixing on rear, 20 x 24 cm each, edition of 3 + 1 a.p., Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (5)’, detail, 2016, series of four, digital print on acrylic with split batten fixing on rear, 20 x 24 cm each, edition of 3 + 1 a.p., Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (5)’, detail, 2016, series of four, digital print on acrylic with split batten fixing on rear, 20 x 24 cm each, edition of 3 + 1 a.p., Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (5)’, detail, 2016, series of four, digital print on acrylic with split batten fixing on rear, 20 x 24 cm each, edition of 3 + 1 a.p., Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (5)’, detail, 2016, series of four, digital print on acrylic with split batten fixing on rear, 20 x 24 cm each, edition of 3 + 1 a.p., Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (1)’, 2016, foil and acrylic on canvas,199 x 480 cm, edition of 3 + 1a.p. Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (1)’, 2016, foil and acrylic on canvas,199 x 480 cm, edition of 3 + 1a.p. Photo: Jamie North
‘17 seconds (2), 2016, Carborundum and diamond dust print, 109 x 129 cm, framed, edition of 5+ 1a.p. Photo: Jamie North
17 seconds (4)’, 2016, foil and acrylic on canvas, 100 x 120 cm. Photo: Jamie North
‘Prisoners Cinema (1-10)’, 2016, 10 individual pieces, digital print on acrylic with split batten fixing on rear, 24 x 20 cm, edition of 5 +1a.p. Photo: Jamie North
‘Purple and Pearl’, 2008, single channel video, 14:48 mins, edition of 5 +1 a.p.
2014
Rally, 2014, plastic bunting, wire rigging, electric fans, installation dimensions variable
Rally, 2014, plastic bunting, wire rigging, electric fans, installation dimensions variable
Rally, 2014, plastic bunting, wire rigging, electric fans, installation dimensions variable
Rally, 2014, plastic bunting, wire rigging, electric fans, installation dimensions variable
Rally, 2014, plastic bunting, wire rigging, electric fans, installation dimensions variable
Rally, 2014, plastic bunting, wire rigging, electric fans, installation dimensions variable
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Colours are the Country, 2014, stainless steel 2pak enamel discs, stainless steel cable, 27 x 6 x 4m. Photo: Flashpoint Lab
Spark 2, Wall Vinyl Dimensions variable
Spark 4, Wall Vinyl, Dimensions variable
Sparks 2014, Wall Vinyl, Dimensions Variable<br />
2013
Epic 8000, 2013, glass beads, cable wire, 4.5 x 9 x 6 m. Courtesy of Nike Store San Francisco
Epic 8000, 2013, glass beads, cable wire, 4.5 x 9 x 6 m. Courtesy of Nike Store San Francisco
Epic 8000, 2013, glass beads, cable wire, 4.5 x 9 x 6 m. Courtesy of Nike Store San Francisco
Epic 8000, 2013, glass beads, cable wire, 4.5 x 9 x 6 m. Courtesy of Nike Store San Francisco
Silvery 2013, Polished aluminium, nylon wire, Dimensions Variable<br />
2012
Liberty and Anarchy, 2012, plastic, acrylic, cable wire, 11 x 30 m
Liberty and Anarchy, 2012, plastic, acrylic, cable wire, 11 x 30 m
Liberty and Anarchy, 2012, plastic, acrylic, cable wire, 11 x 30 m
Liberty and Anarchy, 2012, plastic, acrylic, cable wire, 11 x 30 m
Liberty and Anarchy, 2012, plastic, acrylic, cable wire, 11 x 30 m
Liberty and Anarchy, 2012, plastic, acrylic, cable wire, 11x 30 m
Liberty and Anarchy, 2012, plastic, acrylic, cable wire, 11 x 30 m
‘Sliding Ladder: Yellow, White, Pink, Blue, Green’, 2012, Wood, wool, steel, 160 x 150 x 230 cm
2010
‘Sliding weave (protest)’, 2010, 100 x 130 cm, acrylic on canvas
Sliding Ladder: Truncated Icosahedron 2010, Wood, wool, stainless steel, 130cm x 130cm<br />