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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Nicholas Simmons

It is not a new name for those who are interested in watercolor. Mr. Simmons’ paintings have been featured in a variety of publications, and on Maryland Public Television. 

Nicholas Simmons. La Vida Breve.  150x75 cm

In 2008 his DVD Innovative Watermedia was released by Creative Catalyst Productions. He is sponsored by Da Vinci Paint. Awards include top prize at the 2007 National Watercolor Society, consecutive gold medals at the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, 2008-2009, and the gold medal at the Texas Watercolor Society in 2010. The artist exhibits internationally with major watermedia stars, and was the only judge representing the Americas at the Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennial Exhibition in 2010, the world‘s largest watercolor exhibition. Nicholas is one of six painters in the newly-formed North American Watercolor Artists group, which will represent the United States in various international exhibitions.

Nicholas Simmons. Nissau 4. 95x95 cm

He is sought after as a workshop instructor, lecturer, and judge, known for his fresh, unorthodox, and often irreverent approach.

Nicholas Simmons. September Memories. 98x98 cm

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1 comment:

  1. Spasibo bolshoi for the very generous post, Konstantin. You are not only a great watercolorist, but a very thoughtful person! I look forward to meeting you someday. Nicolai