Jim Nista

I paint large portraits on canvas – worked as a digital artist for many years, and just now coming back to my passion for portrait work.


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Hero COVID Nurse (2020)
Large acrylic on unframed canvas at 6 foot x 9 foot based on a composite of nurses who have posted selfies on Instagram.

Hero COVID Nurses (2020)
Originally painted as 9 individual 18" x 20" acrylic on canvas pieces that were attached together into a single 4 foot wide x 5 foot tall single piece. Based on selfies uploaded to Instagram taken by nurses battling COVID-19.

Boy with dog (2019)
Acrylic on canvas study of my own photo of a teenage boy holding his dog.