Nina Ołtarzewska (b.1998) is a French artist based in London. She briefly attended the Panthéon Sorbonne’s Fine Art course before moving to Northern Ireland where she graduated with a BFA in 2021 from the Belfast School of Art. She received graduate awards from Pollen Studios, PS², Platform Arts, the University of Atypical and Bbeyond. After being based in Flax Art Studios for a year, she moved to London to pursue an MA Fine Art at the Chelsea College of Art, which she graduated from with distinction in 2024. As well as practicing individually in London, she is one fifth of SUCCESSFUL ARTISTS collective.  




SOLO SHOWS


2024
upcoming 

Sacred - Metre Squared, London


2022

Feminine Hesitations - Black Box, Belfast


2021

Not Exactly Alive But Not Quite Dead - Pollen Studios, Belfast



2020

Will It Set Me Free? - Glass Box Gallery, Belfast




GROUP SHOWS



2024

Social Construct - 2 Royal Avenue, Belfast

 
2023

Crossing Borders - Millbank Tower, London
Windows -
Millbank Tower, London
Testing - Testing 123, Temporary Factory of Ideas -
Cookhouse Gallery, London
Bodies of Water
- Slash Arts Centre, London 
JOYRIDE! - Portview Trade Centre, Belfast
MA Show -
Chelsea College of Art, London
Responding to the Global Food Crisis - London College of Communication
The 6th Sense,
curated by Sothebys MA Curating - Cookhouse Gallery, London
Test Drives -
Triangle Space, London
Mono
- Cookhouse Gallery, London
Wish You Were Here - Margate Beach
It’s the Little Things - Cookhouse Gallery, London
Parallel Festival - HKBU x Chelsea, Hong Kong x London


2022

- ING - Cookhouse Gallery, London
Departure Lounge - Chelsea College of Art, London
Tributes - PS², Belfast
Inception - Arts For All, Belfast
Work/Play - Flax Project Space, Belfast
She/Her/They/Them/We - Arcade Studios, Belfast
Emergence V - Queen Street Studios, Belfast
Young Blood II - The Holy Art, London
Here’s Me Here - Flax Project Space, Belfast


2021

All That Was Once Felt - Platform Arts, Belfast
Reissue - PS², Belfast
Degree Show - Belfast School of Art, Belfast
Bad Internet - Catalyst Arts, Belfast
Foundation Year Degree Show - Belfast School of Art, Belfast



EDUCATION

2023 

MA Fine Art (Distinction) - Chelsea College of Arts, London


2021

BA Fine Art - Belfast School of Art, Belfast



AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS & FUNDING

2023

Government Art Collection invitee at 10 Downing Street


2022

Support to the Individual Art Practice Grant (SIAP) - Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI), Northern Ireland

Sir Frank Bowling Scholarship - UAL, London



2021

Micro-Grant - Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI)
Individual’s Recovery Program (IRP) - Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI)
Graduate Award - Pollen Studios, Belfast
Graduate Award - Platform Arts, Belfast
Graduate Award - Bbeyond, Belfast
Graduate Award - PS², Belfast
Graduate Award - Universtiy of Atypical, Belfast



SOLO PERFORMANCE

2022

Cesaria - PS²
Violence - Belfast International Festival of Performance Art, Belfast


2021

I Want One, I Want It Now - Re-Vision Performance Art Festival, Belfast
The Illusion of Safety - The MAC, Belfast
The Last Goodbye - Pollen Studios, Belfast
Consume Me - Platform Arts, Belfast
Tare - Belfast International Festival of Performance Art, Belfast


2020

Shedding - Belfast International Festival of Performance Art, Belfast



GROUP PERFORMANCE

2023

Are You One of These People? - A Successful Artists Collective performance for our MA Show, Chelsea College of Art
Sounds of People - Parallel Festival, London x Hong Kong


2022

Reading for Niamh Seana Meehan’s Working Document - Belfast International Festival of Performance Art, Belfast


2020

Klub BaCk TranslAting aN afterpartY wiTh Heather - Belfast International Festival of Performance Art, Belfast



PUBLICATIONS

2022

Transit - LINT Magazine



COLLECTIONS

2022

Les Réseaux C Super Cool - Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast



COMMISSIONS

2018

Conference Poster - Université de la Sorbonne, Paris



ARTIST ASSISTANT

2021

For Ralf Sanders, Whitehead, NI








© Nina Ołtarzewska 2023