Jill Nichols Fine Art

Welcome to Jill Nichols Fine Art. Please find Jill’s latest paintings, news and events below.

View Jill’s paintings in Art Galleries. You’ll find a page for each category: seascapes, landscapes, clouds, plein air and paintings on metal. The Archived Work is available in fine art prints only.

Please contact Jill to discuss any work that you would like to purchase.

Jill Nichols poses in front of her painting ‘Phi’ in her home and studio in Shelton, Conn. Jan. 22, 2021
Jill Nichols poses in front of her painting ‘Phi’ in her home and studio in Shelton, Conn. Jan. 22, 2021. A copy of the painting currently hangs in the Vatican Observatory Museum. Photo: Ned Gerard / Hearst Connecticut Media

“When my art was chosen to be installed in the Vatican,
I felt a sense of reassurance and validation
of my work and my source.”

Jill Harrington Nichols in Hearst Publications, January 2021

Newsworthy

Visit Jill’s Newsworthy page for the latest news and click on the various blog topics from the list in the navigation bar for Jill’s insights. You’ll find separate pages for each topic. The more newsworthy blogs are listed below:

Phi in the Vatican Observatory

Prints of Jill’s paintings “Phi” and “Juno” are now installed in Vatican Observatory Museum. The museum is mainly dedicated to historical astronomical instruments and other artifacts. However, one special room directly below the Schmidt telescope is being dedicated to astronomical art. Read More about “Phi”.
Read more about “Juno”.

Jill Nichols's painting on 'Face the Nation'

Jill Nichols’s painting served as backdrop for former FBI Director’s “Face the Nation” interview. Jill only became aware of the August 23, 2020 airing when she first read messages from viewers. One viewer’s comment, “Saw Mr. Comey on Face the Nation. The painting struck me like a thunderbolt. Found it and you! Magnificent! Sarah U. Read More.

Jill Nichols’s painting appears in “The Comey Rule” in the former FBI Director’s office. This is the story of how Jill’s painting of the Grand Canyon found its way into former FBI Director James Comey’s Office and the CBS/Showtime TV show “The Comey Rule”.  Read More.

Weir Farm Summer's Day, en Plein air, oil on linen, 16"x20"

Jill’s painting, “Weir Farm Summer’s Day” exhibited in the Weir Farm National Park’s website received an honorable mention award from U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. View her painting, in the Advanced Artist Category, at the Online Exhibit through April 30, 2021. Read more about Weir farm on Jill’s blog the America the Beautiful. To purchase a print please visit the Art Shop.

Our Banner in the Sky, Frederic Edwin Church, 1861

The events of January 6th, 2020 prompted Jill to share the painting, Our Banner in the Sky, above, by Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900). The Stars and Stripes of the Union flag conjured from the firmament, painted shortly after the attack on Fort Sumter that sparked the Civil War in 1861. Read More in Jill’s Blog.


New One-Day Workshops starting January 28th

Jill offers her Online Painting Lessons as a healing & transformative practice. Find your creative place while enhancing your painting practice with Jill’s Online Painting Lessons – participate in live instruction and follow her videos.

Find out more here.

Italy Painting Workshop & Retreat

Paint the Views of Italy 
Painting Workshop & Art Retreat
All-Inclusive July 9 – 16, 2021

Dates dependent on progression of Covid19

Purchase selected artworks in the Art Shop! Choose your piece and add it to your collection today!

New In-Living Art. Jill has put her artwork on a few choice styles

Take a 3 minute tour of Jill’s Gallery – Accompanied by the Puccini’s Nessun Dorma sung by tenor Stephen Miller, courtesy classiccat.net.

Flow – A Study of Moving Water on Steel

Flow, oil on steel, 24″ x 36″

Oil on Steel, 24” x 36” (lithography plates from former artist)

 “Flow” is a study of moving water. To date there are four paintings in the series. I have been working them in rotation and have 9 more gifted sheets of steel that I may possibly use to expand the series. At first, I was fascinated by the play of light; translucent jewels of blues and greens, edges setting off sparks and undulations. As I painted, I became interested in the boundaries that were defined by obstacles; Read More



Interview with Lisa Scails at the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut on Artists Sunday 2020

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Jill Harrington Nichols Fine Art
Jill Harrington Nichols Fine Art
Live Painting Workshop! This Thursday, Jan 28!
Paint Clouds– Clouds are the essential ingredient to any landscape painting. Work alongside Jill creating clouds in oil painting.

Easy Registration @ jillnichols.com
10am – 12pmEST

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Jill Harrington Nichols Fine Art
Jill Harrington Nichols Fine Art
Jill Harrington Nichols Fine Art
Paint Clouds! Jill offers her Online Painting Lessons as a healing & transformative practice. Find your creative place while enhancing your painting practice.

10am – 12pmEST, this Thursday the 28th!
Easy Registration @ jillnichols.com

#landscapepainting #contemporarylandscapepainting #paintingprocess #paintingart #painting🎨
Jill Harrington Nichols Fine Art

I look forward to hearing from you! Jill

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