If you were to witness Nicholas Heilig creating, you would probably be at a live music show enraptured by the symphony of sounds, lights, crowd and vibe. As a performance painter, Heilig prides himself on clean quick line work capturing the essence of the experience. His image’s subject and style alchemize to serve as a snapshot in time, a memory of the music and altar to the creative spirit.
Nicholas Heilig is Providence based performance painter born and raised in the Green Mountains of Vermont. His aspiration is to create art that uplifts humanity and honors union with Mother Earth. His signature dendritic line work was first aroused by the genius of nature he witnessed throughout his formative years. His style has been inspired by the elegance of Japanese Wood block artists like Hokusai. Balancing the chaos of intricate pattern, Heilig orchestrates spaciousness of white into his composition. He coalesces complexity with simplicity to pay homage to the great dance of Yin and Yang.
Heilig’s vision is to establish a creative arts community providing live work studios for emerging artists. The goal is to make supplies, exposure, and community collaboration accessible to artists, providing a platform for entrepreneurial growth and deep creative work. Opportunity to live in the community will be merit based, voted on by a jury of current residents.