Nic Mason is a visual artist who primarily utilises painting and drawing in her art practice. She lives and works in regional Australia in Wiradjuri Country.
Nic's 2023 solo exhibition Happenings was held at Michael Reid, Murrurundi. She has created bodies of work for a total of eight solo exhibitions, participated in three two person exhibitions and numerous group shows since Nic's first solo exhibition, WILD in Cowra Regional Art Gallery in 2016. This exhibition followed winning the 2015 Central West Regional Art Award, through Cowra Regional Art Gallery.
Her work has been selected for numerous national art exhibitions and prizes including both the S. H. Ervin 2023 and 2021 Salon des refusés (alternate Archibald portrait and 2021 Wynne landscape) exhibition. In 2020 her work was Highly Commended in the National Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing.
Nic's practice has been propelled by a number of residencies including her 2019 Bundanon Artist in Residence program through Bundanon Trust.
Her work is richly informed by her background in conservation and land management and influenced by her domestic life. In the middle of 2016 she resigned from her employment position in the conservation and land management sector to focus on her art practice and to commence studies in the painting workshop at the Australian National University. Nic has been listed on the Dean's List for Academic Excellence her 2019 Honours Year at the University of New South Wales Art & Design.