NAZIM IS A FINE ARTIST OF OVER 30 YEARS USING TRADITIONAL METHODS TO CREATE ART. DRAWING AND PAINTING FORM THE BASIS OF HIS PRACTICE IN THE PURSUIT OF REALIZING HIS ARTISTIC VISION. THE MULTI VARIOUS THEMES EXPLORED IN HIS ART ARE DERIVED FROM OBSERVATIONS MADE TO STIMULATE THE IMAGINATION.
HIS SUBJECT MATTER INCLUDES RESPONSES TO NATURE, THE HUMAN FIGURE, SPORT, PERFORMING ARTS, POETRY AND MYTHOLOGY. MANY OF THE ANIMALS DEPICTED IN HIS WORK, SEEM TO EMBODY A HUMAN ESSENCE, DERIVED SOMEWHAT FROM THE SHAMANISM OF NATIVE AMERICAN AND TURKIC TRIBES.
AS AN ARTIST, NAZIM IS CONSTANTLY EXPLORING THE MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES ON TWO CONTINENTS, NOTING AND STUDYING THE OLD MASTERS, SUCH AS, MICHELANGELO, RUBENS, CARAVAGGIO, RODIN, AS WELL AS THE MODERN GREATS LIKE DEGAS OR WINSLOW HOMER. BEING A TRANS-ATLANTIC CULTURAL COMMUTER, NAZIM GAINS ACCESS TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM AND NATIONAL GALLERY IN LONDON, THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM AND MOMA IN NEW YORK CITY, THE GETTY AND LACMA IN LOS ANGELES AND THE LOURVE AND MUSE RODIN IN PARIS.
THE NUMEROUS SOLO AND GROUP SHOWS NAZIM HAS HAD IN LONDON AND THE USA, HAS ALLOWED COLLECTORS TO AQUIRE UNIQUE WORKS OF ART BY THIS ORIGINAL ARTIST.
AMONG THE MANY COMMISSIONS NAZIM HAS HAD, THE WORK CREATED FOR THE EMINENT ACTOR, PLAY WRITER AND DIRECTOR STEVEN BERKOFF AND THE ACTRESS AND LEADING HOLISTIC AUTHOR CELESTE YARNALL, HAS BEEN OUTSTANDING.
Nazim Artist (b. London, UK), is a graduate of Winchester School of Art (BA Hons, Fine Art 1983 – 86).
Drawing and painting have formed the core of his multi-faceted subject matter for over thirty years. Observation and Imagination, fuse in his artistic vision, exploring themes derived from nature, the human form and mythology.
Nazim has had done numerous solo and group shows and commissions in the UK, USA and Worldwide, he has been collected by noted actor/writer/director Steven Berkoff.
Nazim is married to acclaimed actress and holistic author, Celeste Yarnall PhD, with whom he has created the ‘Art of Wellness Collection’.