Nick Botting

Born 1963


1963    Born in England
1977 - 1981  Inspired by his art teacher Graeme Drewe (Australian) at Winchester College
1981 - 1982  Foundation course at Hertfordshire College of Art and Design
1983 - 1986  University of Kent, BA Hons, Visual and Performed Arts
1984   Solo exhibition at Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent
1991 - 1999  Seven solo exhibitions at Barkes and Barkes, London
1997   Exhibited with Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Mall Galleries, London, Roberson Award Winner
1998   Solo exhibition at Savill Galleries, Sydney
1999 & 2005  Solo exhibitions at McKenzie Gallery, Perth
1999  National Portrait Gallery, London, BP Portrait Award, Highly Commended
2000 - 2001   Exhibitions at Catto Gallery, London
2000   Official artist for the English cricket team on tour in Pakistan
2001   Solo exhibition at Lord's Museum, London.
2001  Portrait commissions of Ian Botham and also H.M. the Queen with the Australian cricket team  (both now hanging in Lord's Museum)
2001   Invited to exhibit with the New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London
2003 - 2019  Annual exhibitions at Portland Gallery, London
2007, 2009, 2012 & 2015   Solo exhibitions at Everard Read Gallery, South Africa
2007  Appointed by the FA as its official artist; commissioned to paint first FAI Cup Final to be played at the new Wembley Stadium, London
2008 Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, Founder's Prize Winner
2010, 2013  Nick Botting, In Melbourne  & Nick Botting Exhibitions, Bridget McDonnell Gallery

Collections   MCC Museum, Melbourne, FA Headquarters, London; Lord's Cricket Museum, London; Really Useful Theatre Group; Duchy of Lancaster; Mall Galleries; Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ian Botham & Lord Salisbury