About the artist

Nicholas Hales is a contemporary artist living in Cape Town, South Africa. He is primarily a painter but he also works in a number of other disciplines including drawing and video.

He has a Advanced Diploma in Fine Art from the University of Cape Town and a Diploma in Graphic Design also from the University of Cape Town.

He has held five solo exhibitions, at the Irma Stern Museum(1999) Cape Town, Association for Visual Arts(2002) Cape Town, Joao Ferreira(2005 and 2007) and at Tokara(2018)Cape Town. He has participated in numerous group shows in South Africa and a number of exhibitions internationally. He has won a number of awards for his work. In the last ten years, Nicholas Hales has also worked as a screenwriter and directed a number of small film projects.