Nicholas Baxter

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Perception Of Being

This week I’m making the final preparations for my exhibition of new paintings in my current home of Austin, Texas, getting everything framed, printed, written, and ready to go. Here’s the press release for the show, which is a two-man effort with my friend and fellow Austin artist Jeff Ensminger. Stay tuned for more information […]

The 13th Hour Group Show

This past month I’ve had the honor of my painting Sacrament (Vanitas) being on display at Last Rites Gallery in NYC, as part of their annual Halloween group show The 13th Hour. This year’s lineup of artists was exceptional, and I’m sad to not have been able to attend the opening reception last month. From […]

In Review 2: Forever Losing Sleep

Indie rock band Forever Losing Sleep recently released a new album titled I Lost Myself Again, which features one of my photographs as the album cover. I’m honored to have provided the visual accompaniment to these amazing sounds, and my ears confirm to me that my grainy nighttime tree image snapped while roaming the quiet […]

On Modern Art

This cartoon, like all of the very best political cartoons, speaks volumes with so little. Hilarious commentary on modern art and the “emperor’s new clothes” phenomenon of many who purport to enjoy it…the joke always seems to be on the viewer. Thanks to¬†Adbusters for bringing this to my retinas recently.

Time: Tattoo Art Today

For the past few months I’ve had a painting hanging in a groundbreaking exhibit at Somerset House in London, showcasing the fine art of contemporary tattooers and commemorating the newfound crossover and intermingling of the previously disparate tattoo and art worlds. Having just returned from London where I viewed the exhibit, I can say that […]