Nicholas Di Genova

Nicholas DI GENOVA Infinity blossom Ink and wc 10" x 10"

Infinity blossom
Ink and WC
10″ x 10″

Drawing on the influence of anime, comic books, Otaku culture, and animal compendiums, the work of Nicholas Di Genova features an encyclopedic range of constructed creatures ranging from soft and nurturing to calculating and military. A vast and intense fabricated history acts as a backdrop to the hundreds of interconnected species, families and rival clans that find themselves projecting their habits, relations and environments to their viewers. Working with ink and animation paints, Di Genova’s paintings on mylar highlight his skill with line and his ability to manipulate colour. Always intense and intricately executed, Di Genova’s work rivals the quality of any fine art painter while firmly establishing itself on the fringes of contemporary art. The work brings together knowledge of art and design and samples from both fields, resulting in incredible visual and technical impact and an astonishing strong conceptual core which receives respect from both camps, a dichotomy often severely split.
Nicholas Di Genova has garnered all levels of press in Canada, featuring reviews in Canadian Art Magazine, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, numerous online forums, NOW Magazine and EYE Magazine. Nicholas Di Genova has been featured in New York’s Armory Show and in Future Species, curated by David Liss at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. Di Genova has been included in exhibitions in New York, Singapore, Paris, London and Berlin and appears in publications from Austria, Australia, Canada, Germany, and the United States.

Nicholas DI GENOVA Coastal Terror, 2015 Ink and WC 10" x 10"

Coastal Terror, 2015
Ink and WC
10″ x 10″

Nicholas DI GENOVA Hell Slug, 2015Ink and wc 10" x 10"

Hell Slug, 2015
Ink and wc
10″ x 10″

Nicholas DI GENOVA Upright shepherd walker Ink and Acrylic on Mylar 15" x 11"

Upright shepherd walker
Ink and acrylic on mylar
15″ x 11″

Nicholas DI GENOVA Zephyrus Mixed media 8.5" x 8.5" x 7"

Mixed media
8.5″ x 8.5″ x 7″

Creatures of the Temperate Forest biome
Pen and ink
23″ x 18″