NADINE CHRISTENSEN completed degrees in Painting at Monash University (1993) and the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne (1997). She has held solo exhibitions at galleries in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra and has participated in group and collaborative exhibitions across Australia and internationally including Tokyo, Los Angeles, Tijuana, Paris and Venice. Recent exhibitions include Painting, More Painting, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2016); Parallel Lives: Australian Painting Today, TarraWarra Museum of Art , Victoria and Silenzi, Prigioni de Palazzo Ducale, Venice (both 2006); This and other worlds, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2005); New04, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2004); and This was the future… , Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2003).
Christensen was a studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary (1998–99) and a founding member of Clubs Projects inc. She has regularly curated exhibitions, events and coordinated publishing projects, and has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including an Australia Council Los Angeles studio residency (2003), the Fletcher Jones Art Prize (2008) and the R&M McGivern Prize for Painting (2019). Christensen is a lecturer at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne.