India Nielsen

Based London, UK
India Nielsen


I live and work in London. I graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2016 and the Royal College of Art in 2018.










  • 2016 – 2018: MA Painting, Royal College of Art
  • 2012 - 2016: BA Fine Art, The Slade School of Fine Art

Selected Exhibitions & Awards

  • 2019: Group exhibition, The Exquisite Corpse Project Show, Cell Studios, Arcola Street, E8 2DJ
  • 2019: Group exhibition, ABSINTHE §2, Spit & Sawdust, London
  • 2018: Group exhibition, Young London Painters curated by Hector Campbell, Arthill Gallery, London
  • 2018: Group exhibition, MA Painting Degree Show, The Royal College of Art
  • 2018: Group exhibition, More Life, The Hockney Gallery, London
  • 2018: Group exhibition, Gift Shop, Exmouth market, London
  • 2018: Group exhibition, The Pink Panther Show, Gallery 46, London
  • 2018: Group exhibition, Crash Gods of the Unicurse II, The Horse Hospital, London
  • 2017: Group exhibition, Papercuts curated by Kris Day, Tripp Gallery, London
  • 2017: Group exhibition, Mud, Tokyo and Swimming, Im Labor Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2017: Group exhibition, Crash Gods of the Unicurse, Limbo, London
  • 2017: Group exhibition, Chain by 15, Nunhead, London
  • 2017: Group exhibition, Dik piks, Assembly House, Leeds
  • 2017: Group exhibition, WIPWIPWIP, The Royal College of Art, London
  • 2016: Group exhibition, Slade Degree show, The Slade School of Fine Art, London
  • 2016: Solo exhibition, Seer Kin Lives, Jack Bell Gallery, London
  • 2016: Group exhibition, The Cast of the Crystal Set: X Marks the Bokship, Matt’s Gallery, London


  • 2019: 'Exhibition Imaginaries and the Expanded Senses No. 2 ' - Matt Morris for Fragrantica
  • 2019: 'Vaquera - Autumn / Winter 2019 Womenswear Panel Discussion' - SHOWstudio
  • 2018: 'Young London Painters Interview: India Nielsen' - Hector Campbell
  • 2018: 'A magical function outside of being works of art' - Dateagleart
  • 2018: 'Exploring the artist's bold DIY works at the intersection of the illusionary and the factual' Dateagleart
  • 2018: 'Memory, Object and Fluidity (Mud, Tokyo and Swimming) at im labor' - Review by Takuya Nakao


  • Internationally exhibited
  • Exhibited in established gallery

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  • Inspiration & Vision

    • Our cultural and visual history
    • Other artists such as Martin Kippenberger, Vito Acconci, Saul Steinberg, Oyvind Fahlstrom, Albert Oehlen, Sigmar Polke, Francis Picabia, Charline von Heyl, Amy Sillman, Peter Saul, Tom Sachs, Adam Savage, Lee Lozano, Cady Noland, Jutta Koether, Carlo Crivelli, Sassetta, Philip Guston, Adalbert Trillhaase, Dali, Immendorff, Hito Steyerl, R. Stevie Moore, John Waters, Wilhelm Sasnal, Donald Glover…
  • Sales & Trajectory

    • Already sold works
    • Self-financed through a partial bursary from the Royal College of Art. Now I've graduated I'm supporting myself with a job
  • Technique & Material

    • I use a range of techniques and materials
    • What I really want is to make work that is new and surprising to me so I always try and challenge myself by trying new things

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