Born 1980. Lives and works in London, England.


2007MA, Chelsea College of Art
2003BA, Fine Art, Slade School of Art
The Art Institute of Chicago

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020Zygotes and Confessions, Mostyn, Wales [images]
2017Nick Hornby, Sculpture (1504 - 2017), Glyndebourne, UK
2015Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra - Collaborative Works II, Choi Lager Gallery, Cologne
2013Sculpture (1504-2013), Churner and Churner, New York
Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra, One Canada Square, London
2011Matthew Burrows & Nick Hornby, The Solo projects, Basel
2010Atom vs Super Subject, Alexia Goethe Gallery, London [Press Release]
2008Tell Tale Heart, Camley Street Natural Park, London
Clifford Chance Sculpture Award 2008, Clifford Chance, London

Selected Group Exhibitions & Events

2020Inner Space, curated by Oliver Beer and Nick Hornby, 49-50 Poland street, London
Sculpture Garden in the City, 250 City Road, London
2019Mostyn Open 21, Mostyn, Wales
Parallel Lines: Drawing and Sculpture, The Lightbox, Woking
, Selma Feriani Gallery, Tunisia
Abstract vs Figure 1952 – 2019, Pinsent Masons LLP, London
Scupture: Modern and Contemporary, Beaux Arts Gallery, London
Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London
Ornament and Crime, Pinsent Masons LLP, London
Cure3, Bonhams, London
Painting Now 2, Riccardo Crespi Gallery, Milan
Year One, Frestonian Gallery, London
Une seconde vie #1, 2017, Garden Museum, London
Magic & Method, Nick Hornby, Eduardo Paolozzi & Douglas White, Frestonian Gallery, London.
Hornby Tantra - Collaborative Works III: Proposals, Multiple sites, British Land, UK
Artist in Residence, Pinsent Masons LLP, London

The Curators’ Eggs, Paul Kasmin, New York, NY [Press Release]
Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, Fulmer Contemporary, UK [Press Release]
Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra - Collaborative Works II, Pinsent Masons LLP, London
I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper, Griffin Gallery, London [Press Release] [Catalogue]
2016Think Pieces, Cass Sculpture Foundation, UK
Bright Young Things, David Gill Gallery, London
Group Show, Waterside Contemporary, London
Attitudes>Sculpture #1, Eduardo Secci Gallery, Florence
2015ALAC, Los Angeles Contemporary with Anat Ebgi Gallery
2014The Last Picture Show, Churner and Churner Gallery, NY
Slipped Gears, Usman Gallery, Bennington College, VT USA
Eric Fertman and Nick Hornby, Time Equities Building, New York
Bird God Drone, Commissioned by Two Trees for outdoor presentation in DUMBO, Brookyn, NY
2013Out of Hand, Materializing the Postdigital, Museum of Art and Design, NY
Ikono On Air Festival, Ikono, Berlin
The Fine Line, Identity Art Gallery, Hong Kong [press release]
Drawing Biennial 2013, Drawing Room, London
2012Polish Bienalle: Meditations - The Unknown, Poznan, Poland
Sculptors Drawings, Pangolin, London
This is London, Shizaru, London
2011Aggregate, curated by Kathleen Madden, Churner & Churner, New York
House of the Nobleman: The Return, 2 Cornwall Terrace, London
Lights Are On But Nobody’s Home, Standpoint Gallery, London
Non-Objectif Sud, Bortolami Gallery, New York
Open Prototyping, Eyebeam, New York
2010Patrons, Muses and Professionals, Eyebeam, New York, New York
Props, Events and Encounters. British Council, The Hub, Athens, Greece
Spitalfields Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Allen & Overy, London
Sculpture Promenade, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Flaming July, Leighton House Museum, London
2009Walking in Our Mind, Royal Festival Hall / Southbank, London
West London Studio Project - prologue, London 2012 Olympia
The Ghost in the Machine, Visual Dialogues, Tate Triennial, Tate Britain
The Voice and Nothing More, Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, London
RPG Residency Exhibition, Mumbai, India
RBS Bursary Award Exhibition, RBS London
2008Gatti, London Canal Museum, Curated by Brooke Lynn McGowan
Anticipation, Selfridges, London
Clifford Chance Sculpture Award, Clifford Chance PLC, London
2007Future Map 07, The Arts Gallery, University of Arts London
How We May Be, Late at Tate, August, Tate Britain, London
I Am Your Worst Nightmare, Arnolfini, Bristol
Late Nights, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Late at Tate, February, Tate Britain, London
MA Show, Chelsea College of Art, London
2006Digital Space, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield
Hayward Nights, Hayward Gallery, London
Arctic Circle, ICA, London
Arctic Circle, Hayward Gallery, London
NODE.London, Media Arts London, Slade Woburn Square, London
2003BA Show, Slade School of Art

Prizes, Awards and Residencies

2019MOSTYN Open 21 'Audience Award' Prize
Outset Bialik Residency, Tel Aviv
2018Appointed Artist in Residence at Pinsent Masons LLP, London
Awarded Harlow Science Park Commission
2017Shortlisted public commission Ergon House, London, UK
Shortlisted for Lister House Health Centre Commission, Harlow, UK
2014Appointed FRBS. Fellow of the RBS, Royal British Society of Sculptors
2012Stone Residency, Stone Festival 2012, The Bowes Museum
Shortlisted permanent commission V&A Cast Court, V&A, London
Residency, Ceramics, Chelsea College of Art, University of the Arts London
2011Residency at, Eyebeam, New York
2010Awarded RBKC Artists' Professional Development Bursary
2009Awarded Deidre Hubbard Sculpture Award
RPG Residency - Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA House), Mumbai, India
Selected for 2009 / 2010 AA2A Scheme
Shortlisted Spitalfields Sculpture Prize
Courvoisier The Future 500, in partnership with The Observer
RBS Sculpture Bursary Award
Shortlisted Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2009, Guest Selector: Cornelia Parker
2008Clifford Chance Sculpture Award 2008
2006BlindArt Prize
2003University College London Convocation Travel Award

Selected Bibliography, Articles & Media

2021Sculpture Lessons, Sculpture Magazine, Mar-Apr
Nick Hornby: Zygotes and Confessions, Alexander Massouras, Art Monthly

Nick Hornby Interview, Studio International
A Conversation with Nick Hornby, Daniel Kunitz, Sculpture Magazine
A Conversation with British Artist Nick Hornby, Tova Ossad, Designed by Woulfe
Artist Nick Hornby on lockdown and touch, Osman Can Yerebakan, Soho House
2020Nick Hornby, Caiti Grove, Country and Townhouse
Nick Hornby, Sleiman Dayaa, Slimi Magazine
Zygotes and Confessions, Mark Westall, FAD
Salma El-Wardany and LionHeart, BBC Radio London
The best art to enjoy outdoors, from David Shrigley in Folkestone to Barbara Hepworth in Salisbury, Hettie Judah, The “i”
The Outdoor art installations defining public space, Jessica Klingelfuss, Wallpaper
Magazine Definitive, Monumental and Progressive: An Interview with Sculptor Nick Hornby, Emily Quli, Norman Rea Gallery, University of York
2019Nick Hornby in Harlow, U.K., Alexander Massouras, Sculpture Magazine
Roundabouts, concrete cows and the Moore that lost its head, As Harlow unveils its 100th work, Christopher Howse surveys our new towns’ public art,Christopher Howse, Telegraph
Interview: Nick Hornby, Noisin Magazine
Nick Hornby in Harlow, U.K., Alexander Massouras, Sculpture Magazine
Five Questions for Nick Hornby, Keven Amfo, Noted Magazine
Nick Hornby In His Studio, Emily Tobin, House and Garden July
Business and pleasure, Louis Harnett O’Meara, Monocle Magazine
Artists on the right side of the law, Edward Fennell, The Times
Handy work, Edward Fennell, The Times
Abstract vs Figure at Pinsent Masons Juxtaposes Contemporary Work Alongside Late Modern Icons, After NYNE
Sculptor Nick Hornby is on the right side of the law at Pinsent Masons, The Art Newspaper
Con la camicia, Giovanna Pisacane, L’Officiel Italia, Nov 2018
Virtual Vision, Rebecca Anne Proctor, Harpers Bazaar Arabia, Winter 2018
When ideas take shape, Norman Tan, Esquire Singapore, Nov 2018's London HQ Feels Like a Private Townhouse, Dan Thawley, Architectural Digest Magazine
Land On Mayfair, David Megher, Wish Magazine, The Austrailian
My Desk, Nick Hornby, Simon Chilvers, Matches Fashion
In Perfect Form, Short Film,
Supper Clubs & Art: Luxury Retail Now Comes With A Side of Experience, Forbes.
Could's new destination be a blueprint for the future of shopping? Telegraph.
Radio Interview: The Art Hour, Soho Radio: with Vassiliki Tzanakou Art in the Square Mile, Kate Gordon, Evening Standard. Nick Hornby on Magic and Method, Robert Shore, Elephant Magazine
Nick Hornby shows work at the Frestonian Gallery alongside that of Eduardo Paolozzi and Douglas White,
2017This is how to do Collaboration, Dalra Nam, Privilege Magazine Korea, December 2017
Sculptor Nick Hornby in Conversation with Composer Nico Muhly, Whitewall Magazine Fall 2017
History Lessons with Nick Hornby, Maxwell Williams, Cultured Magazine Fall 2017
An Interview With The Sculptor Nick Hornby About Glyndebourne Festival, Harry Seymour, Candid Magazine Augt 2017
Nick Hornby: Accelerated Forms at the Paul Kasmin Gallery,
Amanprit Sandhu, BlackBook Magazine, Augt 2017
Simplicity in Complex, Claire Meadows, After NYNE Magazine, August 2017
Nick Hornby’s Shape-Shifting Sculptures at Glyndebourne,
Nicholas Forrest, Blouin Artinfo, Aug 2017
Sculptures By Nick Hornby Impress At Glyndebourne Festival 2017, Paul Carter Robinson, Artlyst, Aug 2017
Mark Sherin interviews artist Nick Hornby
, Mark Sherin, FAD, Aug 2017
12 Artists in Summer Group Shows Who Deserve Solo Shows, Artsy, Aug 2017
11 things you should do this August, Tatler, Aug 2017
Nick Hornby: Grand Narratives and Little Anecdotes,
Document Journal, July 2017
Stronger sales and supersize cigarettes, Melanie Gerlis, The Financial Times
Hornby’s art historical smorgasbord at Glyndebourne, Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, July 2017
‘The Curators’ Eggs’ at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, Blouin Artinfo, July 2017
Nick Hornby, Sculpture (1504 - 2017), Joe Hewitt, PYLOT Magazine, Jul 2017
A Very English Affair: Vogue’s Hamish Bowles Attends a Summer Opera Festival in Glyndebourne, Hamish Bowles, Vogue, June 2017
Nick Hornby, Sculpture in 2017,
Kat Kuch, FWORD Magazine, June 2017
In Time, The work of Nick Hornby, Michael Prokopow, Dean of OCAD University, Toronto May 2017
Looking Sharp, The Times, May 2017
Monumental sculptures by artist Nick Hornby at Glyndebourne Festival 2017,
Five Sculptures Shows to see this Spring, Frances Hedges, Town & Country, May 2017
Eight exhibitions to see, Will Gore, Spectator Life, May 2017
2016I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper, The Art Newspaper, Jan 2017
I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper, Exhibition Catalogue
'Young Bright Things': ten rising stars showcase their skills at David Gill Gallery, Ali Morris, Wallpaper Magazine, Apr 2016
Larsson & Jennings x Nick Hornby, Film for Larsson & Jennings.
Exclusive: Larsson & Jennings x Nick Hornby, So It Goes
A Creative Youthquake in London, Fan Zhong, W Magazine
Young Bright Things at David Gill Gallery, Fresh approaches to design/art by a hip creative crowd, Kasia Maciejowska, FT
2015My Highlights from Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2015, Will Kopelman,
2014Nick Hornby: Sculpture (1504-2013), Ara H. Merjian, Frieze Magazine issue 162 April 2014
Nick Hornby Interview by Johnathan Openshaw, LiP Magazine
2013Nick Hornby: Sculpture (1504-2013), Karen Rosenberg, The New York Times
Nick Hornby: Sculpture (1504-2013), Dr Michael Petry, Huffington Post
Nick Hornby: Sculpture (1504-2013), Margot Maxwell, Horst und Edeltraut
Nick Hornby. Sculpture (1504-2013), Wall Street International
Brancusi & Brain Waves: 3-D Printing Goes to the Museum, Stephanie Strasnick. ARTnews
A Modern Take on Michelangelo's "David" Through the Eyes of a Drone, Lex Berko, VICE Motherboard
This Pointy Remix of Michelangelo’s David in Brooklyn Was Designed to Be Seen by Drones, Benjamin Sutton, Artinfo
Two Trees Management Co. announces new public art commission, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Deja Vu, Nick Hornby’s eerily familiar art. Jason Farago, Out Magazine, April Issue
Interview: Nick Hornby and Sinta Tantra Activate One Canada Square in London, Ashley McNelis, Whitewall magazine
RA Magazine's Pick of the Week: Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra, One Canada Square
Eyecandy, Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra's Colourful Sculptures, Fan Zhong, W Magazine
Monocle Culture Interview: Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra, Jack Phillips. Broadcast Jan 28th.
2012Whose Form Is It Anyway? A New Media Curators Notes on Nick Hornby, Omar Kholeif
Brutality and beauty, hunger and hybridity, Brooke Lynn McGowan, Art & Architecture Journal
I HEART 3D, Phoebe Crompton, One Stop Arts
Uniquely Referential: Nick Hornby, Angelica Pursley, Huffington Post
Men at work, Simon Chilvers, The Guardian
Nick Hornby, Love Art London, Video Interview
Aggregate (Clare Gasson, Nick Hornby, Connor Linskey), Kathy Battista, The Brooklyn Rail
Featuring Nick Hornby, Atelier Mayer, Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue
2011Nick Hornby, Ampleforth Journal 2011
Brutality and beauty, hunger and hybridity. Brooke Lynn McGowan, Art & Architecture Journal, Nov 2012 (download pdf)
Exhibition: The Return at The House of the Nobleman, London, Brooke McGowan, October 2011
Feature: Nick Hornby, Sculptor, Creative Life, August 2011
A New York hotel[...], Sara Staples, Globe and Mail Jun 24 2011
2010Start in ART, Jack Wakefield, The Spectator, A guide to Luxury and Style Autumn 2010
Cultural Life: Nick Hornby, sculptor, Charlotte Cripps, The Independent
Video: Lifo TV, The Hub, Athens
Sculpture as Narrative, Simon Todd, Artnet
A Drink With: Artist Nick Hornby, Paul Brady, Conde Nast Traveler
It's a Brancusi... and a Frink, Tom Cheshire, Wired Magazine, July 2010
Critic's Picks, Kathleen Madden,
Nick Hornby, Atom vs Super Subject, Dazed Digital, May 2010
Nick Hornby, Atom vs Super Subject, FAD, May 2010
Notes and Queries on Quotes and Theories, Ossian Ward, 2010
Nick Hornby, Atom vs Super Subject, Paul Carey Kent
Artfully Adaptable, The Secret Agent, Financial Times, 30.05.2010
Classic Treasure, Sculpture Promenade 2010, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Harry Mount. The Spectator, May 2010
Who to watch in 2010, Evening Standard, 05.01.10
2009Walking in Our Mind, FAD, August 2009
Walking in Our Mind, SLAMXHYPE, August 2009
Courvoisier The Future 500, The Observer
Beyond the pale, Brooke Lynn McGowan
Introducing... a new Gormley, Deborah Feldman, ES Magazine, 19.06.09
2008London’s Got Talent, Ossian Ward, Time Out
Best of Britain’s Young Artists in Saatchi Show, Louise Jury, Evening Standard
Anticipation, Whitehot Magazine
Lick It, Michael Petry, Catalogue Essay: Gatti, London Canal Museum
China: Innovation From London, Zhuangshi
Playing to the Gallery, Giles Morris, The Guardian
Untitled, after Nick Hornby, Brooke Lynn McGowan
Joining the Dots, Platform DVD, Live Art Development Agency, London
Bridging the Gap, Gaynor aaltonen, University of the Arts London Magazine
I Grew Up, Nick Hornby
2007Future Reflections, Catalogue
MA Statement
2006In Touch, Interview with Gary O’Donaghue, BBC Radio 4
More than a Feeling, Peter White, The Times T2
BlindArt, Mark Drinkwater, The Guardian
Please Touch the Exhibits, Charlotte Cripps, The Independent
Critics Choice, Artic Circle ICA, John L Walters, The Guardian
2005Critics Choice, Herbert, Martin. Time Out
Sound-Track, Critics Choice, Independent on Sunday

Invited Talks, Panels ETC

2020TALK: Luminaries for MAD (Museum of Arts and Design, NYC) – 9th July 2020
Sculpture Garden in the City, Panel discussion: Nick Hornby (Artist), Brian Mckenzie (Operations Director, Berkeley Homes), Jayson Mansaray (BBC Journalist) Leyla Fakhr (Curator, British Modern and Contemporary Art)
2019Nick Hornby Artist Talk, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv. Part of Outset Bialik Residency in Tel Aviv by Outset Contemporary Art Fund
2018The New Luxury, Elephant West, London, UK. Speakers: Emily Steer, Nick Hornby, Hettie Judah, Claudia Mahoney.
In Conversation: Stacie McCormick and Nemo Nonnenmacher with Nick Hornby, Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop, London, UK.
2017Modern Classicisms, Classical Art and Contemporary Artists in Dialogue, Courtauld / Kings College London, UK. Speakers Christopher Le Brun, Ruth Allen, Nick Hornby, Minna Moore Ede and Elizabeth Prettjohn.
Tate Britain Presents Queer British Art and Identity, Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, UK. Speakers: Clare Barlow, Tim Redfern, Nick Hornby & Paris Lees
Mimesis, Museums, and Markets, Griffin Gallery, London. Speakers: Luke Caulfield, Gordon Cheung, Nick Hornby, Henry Hudson and Wolfe von Lenkiewicz, Catherine Loewe.
2016Guest Jury, Architectural Association: Diploma 1. Lily Jencks & Jessica Reynolds
Public Sculpture: From Process to Place, Pangaea Sculptors’ Centre. Speakers: Sacha Craddock, Ellen Mara De Watcher, Rachel Withers & Alys Williams.
Judging panel, The Picton Art Prize, University of the Arts London
2014Judging panel, The Soho Sculpture Prize, Morgan Lovell
The Truth About Artists, Art14, London, Speakers: Felicity Hogan, Program Officer, New York Foundation for the Arts Learning; Justin Hibbs, Artist; Russell Martin, Artquest
Input-->output; the machine logic of labor, Eyebeam, New York. Speakers: Wyatt Niehaus, Artist; Zachary Kaplan, Curator at Rhizome
Professional Practice, University of the Arts London
And there was, Salon Vert, London. Speakers: Ingolv Helland; Nick Hornby (Chair); Steve Rosenthal; Sinta Tantra, Margarita Trushina
Interpretation: Theory and Practice, Visual Dialogues & Tate Britain, Norwich Castle Museum
The Benefits of Risk Symposia, Tate Britain, London
RBS Bursary Winner’s Presentations, RBS, London
Inside Out, Kettles Yard, Cambridge. Speakers: Charlie Danby, Brooke Lynn McGowan (Chair), Nick Hornby, Nathaniel Rackowe; Douglas White
2008Nick Hornby in conversation with Nick Hornby, Clifford Chance, London

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