Exhibition List of Nicky Shelton

Juried Exhibitions

I am appreciative of my work being recognised through competitive jury selection as exhibitor in a number of important Art Awards:

  • Fusion Art’s USA (2020) – Winner Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition.
  • Camelback Art Gallery USA (2019)  Jury Selected “Best in Show” Award for Animals Painting Competition. “Swoop” – Australian Magpie.
  • Cliftons Art Prize (2017) –  This competition is open to artists across the Asia Pacific Region. “Nelly” the Red tailed Black Cockatoo  was Jury selected out of over 500 entries as one of only 100 finalists.
  • Holmes Acquisitive Art Prize for Excellence in Realistic Australian Birdlife (2017) – This is Australia’s pre-eminent competition for realistic birdlife paintings, with only 40 pieces selected for consideration and judging. Edwina’s Luncheon Orb” – Baudin’s Black Cockatoo was selected as a finalist.
  • MidWest Art Prize (2017) – This is one of the most prominent and valuable art prizes in Western Australia. This biennial event attracted over 240 entrants in 2017,  with 60 pieces selected for final judging, including “Nelly” the Red tailed Black Cockatoo.
  • Emerging Artist Awards, South Perth (2016) – This Award has become a recognised exhibition for local emerging artists, with an established reputation for showcasing rising Western Australian talent. In 2016 some 205 entries were submitted, of which 73 were exhibited and considered for judging, including Lenny” the Redtail Black Cockatoo.