Lot 33 - Nadine Talalla - Spring
Lot 33 - Nadine Talalla - Spring
Lot 33 - Nadine Talalla - Spring
Lot 33 - Nadine Talalla - Spring

Lot 33 - Nadine Talalla - Spring

Oil on Shellac


A6 (10x15cm)

Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

Curated by Lee Sharrock






Nadine Talalla is a Painter from Australia and Malaysia based in London. She was educated in Malaysia, Australia, China and United Kingdom and has exhibited Internationally.  


She has completed a Foundation in Chinese Painting and Cultural Studies from Beijing Language & Cultural University, a Bachelor of Fine Art, Painting, at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in 2004 and a Masters of Arts Management at The University of Melbourne in 2006. In 2016, she completed the Turps Banana Studio Programme and is currently undertaking a mentorship under the esteemed painter Peter Ashton Jones.  


She has been profiled in BBC News and Radio and featured in The World of Interiors, The Wall Street International Journal, The Evening Standard, The Week, The Huffington Post and numerous other International media. She works from her studio in Davies Street, Mayfair, London. ‘Interested in female archetypes and tragedy, Talalla paints what she calls “ugly women” taken from different points in history and embedded in fantastic, dreamlike narratives. She paints strong female archetypes who are not idealised to a male standard of perfection’ Wall Street International Journal  




2014-2016 Turps Banana, Painting Studio Programme, London  

2004-2006 Masters of Arts Management,The University of Melbourne, Australia  

1999- 2002 Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art (Painting) Honours Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia  

1998- 1999 Language and Traditional Chinese Painting, Beijing Language & Cultural University  


Select Exhibitions/Awards 


Solo Exhibitions  

2018 That Woman, The Other Art Fair, Victoria House, London  

2017 Haunted Beauty, Dissenters’ Gallery, Kensal Green Cemetery, London  


Selected Group Exhibitions  

2022 Mayfair Art Weekend 

2021 Group Show, Waserhalle, Berlin, UK  

2020 Cloud 9, Ad Lib Gallery, London Everyday’s A Miracle, curated by Ben Moore, Ad Lib Gallery, London Mayfair Art Weekend, 48 Brook Street Open Studios, London  

2018 Painting in the Digital Age, Herrick Gallery, Mayfair, London  

2017 Studio Holders Group Show, Tannery Project Space, London


Statement about AOAP Submitted Artworks 


This work portrays an illuminated young lady tenderly embracing a new born lamb: Lambs being a well-known symbol for Spring as well as life and rebirth. This works highlights the mythological aspects of Mother Nature as nurturer and life- giver while also illustrating youthful and innocent Maiden phase of womanhood. In Ancient Greek Mythology womanhood was summed up in three phases: The Maiden which represented Spring, The Mother which represented Summer and the Sage which represented Fall (Autumn).