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Derby 1

James Nyika
Ugallery 5345195320 UGallery

Watercolor painting on Paper New

Ready to frame

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2021

24" h x 18" w |0 lbs. 1 oz.

In stock $900

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"I wanted to capture the thrill and sheer color of the horse derby," says artist James Nyika. As part of his Equine series, James captures the well-rehearsed moment of a rider who is about to pass the onlooker's point of view.

James Nyika

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Artist James Nyika paints the glowing atmosphere of cities across the world. As a child growing up in Kenya, he found art materials at the student bookshop and also borrowed just about every art history volume from the British Council library in Nairobi. "I checked out the same books over and over just to stare at the art, to try and understand how it was created," says James. With family encouragement to study engineering, James moved to the U.S. and immersed himself in science studies at Boston University. Several years after embarking on a tech career, he set a goal to create at least one painting a week, never throwing away any works and learning as much as possible in his off hours. Today, James still balances his full-time career designing large software systems with his prolific output as a painter. "Painting is a great antidote to the regularity of a computing profession and I really value it for the uncertainty that it brings - something frowned upon when writing code."

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