NICKY HODGE lives in London. She graduated from Central St Martin’s in 1992. Confinement, a series of 80 compressed charcoal drawings housed in perspex boxes, was selected for Reclaiming the Madonna, a show that toured to five UK cities in 1994-95. Her paintings were included in the group shows Outdoors (2006), Sense and Nonsense (2003), Bittersweet (2001) at Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, where she also had a solo exhibition in 2001. In 2007 she co-curated Close at Hand at Contemporary Art Projects in Hoxton. In 2012 she had an exhibition in Abergavenny, Wales; co-curated Grave Passions, an event in Nunhead Cemetery, and was selected for Deptford X. Currently studying for an MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, her video Lifting Belly is all there was shown in Alpha Futura Nova in Berlin and Chelsea College of Art in 2013. Recent work has focused on painting and drawing, often in series and sometimes with text. A painting was selected by Alison Wilding for the Creekside Open 2017 and she has work in Small World at PS Mirabel in Manchester, July 2017.