Nicholas Jolly cv










1985-88 Royal Academy Schools (Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art)
1981-84 Gloucestershire College of Art (BA Hons Fine Art)
1980-81 West Sussex College of Art and Design (Foundation Year)


solo exhibitions
2010 The Age of Anxiety, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
2009 Retrospective, 108 Gallery, Harrogate
1996 Beaux Arts, London
1993 Paton Gallery, London
1991 Paton Gallery, London

selected group exhibitions
2005 Luxury Apartments for Sale, Delux Arts, London.
2001 Osaka Triennale, Osaka, Japan (Major Prizewinner)
1999 Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Figure Eight, NewArts Gallery, Connecticut, USA.
Tryon Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, N. Carolina, USA.
1998 René Magritte and Contemporary Art, Ostend, Belgium
1997 Arnot Art Museum, Elmira New York, USA
1996 Osaka Triennale, Osaka, Japan (Major Prizewinner)
1994 The Bridge Show, Lannon Gallery, US
An American Passion: The Kasen - Summer Collection, Glasgow and London
1990 Threshold - two man exhibition, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth, UK
A View of the New, Royal Overseas League, London
1989 New Faces II, Paton Gallery, London
Drawing the Lines, More Artists Against Apartheid, Merz Gallery,
1988 Kunsthaus in Welserhof, Augsberg, West Germany
1986 Solomon Gallery, London 1985 Young Masters (ten painters) Solomon Gallery, London

2010 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant
2009 Pollock - Krasner Foundation Award
2001 Bronze Prize, Osaka Triennale, Japan
1996 Bronze Prize, Osaka Triennale, Japan
1995 Pollock - KrasnerFoundation Award
1994 Susan Kasen Summer Scholarship, Connecticut, USA
1989 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

public collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Durban City Art Gallery, South Africa
Osaka Contemporary Art and Culture Centre, Osaka, Japan


2006 ‘The Lost Art of Travel - A Handbook for the Modern Adventurer’ (written under name of Vic Darkwood)
2005 ‘The Best of the Chap’ (co-written under the name of
Vic Darkwood) (Boxtree).
2003 ‘Around the World in Eighty Martinis’ (co-written under the name of
Vic Darkwood) (4th Estate).
2002 ‘The Chap Almanac’ (co-written under the name of Vic Darkwood)
(4th Estate).
2001 ‘The Chap Manifesto’ (co-written under the name of Vic Darkwood)
(4th Estate).
1998 - 04 Co-founder, writer and illustrator for The Chap magazine.
Freelance writer with articles published in Art Review, Loaded and
Limb by Limb magazine.

graphic & animation

2006 Graphics for Mark William’s Big Bangs (Sky 1)
2005 Jack Dee Tour 2005 – official programme
Titles and graphics for Unsolved Crimes USA (Sky 1)
2003 Titles for ‘Brighton Chat with Jo Brand’ (Paramount Comedy)
Titles for ‘£100 in Brighton with Adam Hills’ (Paramount Comedy)
Title sequence for ‘Jo Brand Barely Live’ (VVL Video)
Graphics for Rich Hall’s Fishing Show (6 part series for BBC4)
2002-03 Graphics for three series of Patrick Kielty Almost Live. (BBC1)
Illustrations for The Jackdaw magazine.
2001 Jack Dee’s Happy Hour - 25 link animations (BBC 1).
Jack Dee Tour programme.
‘Storyman with Andrew Clover’, ‘Toon Commandments’, ‘Comic Bytes’, ‘Hotshots’ & ‘Next Big Thing’ - Titles for animation series (Channel 4).
1999-2000 Graphics for Clarkson (BBC 1)
1999 Yankee Panky with Tina C. (Sky 1)