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Nicola Parente Named One of Houston’s Top Ten Painters by Houston Press Magazine.

Houston Press,  Best of Houston “Rest of the Best 2014: Houston’s Top 10 Painters” By Olivia Flores Alvarez, July 3, 2014   Italian-born abstract expressionist Nicola Parente may have the distinction of being the only artist on our list to have designed sets for a ballet; he worked with Dominic Walsh Dance Theater on Terminus. But then [...]

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Seven Selected Artists Curated by Nicola Parente and Kelly Kindred at Hyde Park Gallery

 

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Artists Nicola Parente and Aaron Courtland design an Artistic Bus Shelter for Houston METRO

Leadership Houston XXXII partnered with METRO to create four artistic bus stops with the theme “Houston, City of Opportunity”. Artists Nicola Parente and Aaron Courtland were chosen amongst over 100 entries to design a METRO bus shelter. Parente and Courtland’s collaborative “Flower of Life”  is a permanent bus shelter located at Stella Link Road @ Cheena [...]

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Parente to Showcase Etchings at Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair

                    FLATBED CONTEMPORARY PRINT FAIR – FEBRUARY 14 – 15, 2014   Bringing Publishers, Printmakers and University Print Programs from the state of Texas to show at Flatbed Press for two days.   The FLATBED CONTEMPORARY PRINT FAIR, working in conjunction with PRINT Austin 2014, will [...]

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Nicola Parente Featured in Modern Luxury Houston, Best of the City, # 1 Artist to Watch in 2014

  Modern Luxury Houston, Best of the City issue, names Nicola Parente as number 1 artist in “Top Five: Ones to Watch in 2014″.  Also on the top five list are Francesca Fuchs, Kevin Peterson, Fariba Abedin and Marco Villegas. The January issue “welcome to ’14 the most fascinating city in America.”

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This Years Selected Artist to Host Art on the Avenue’s Preview Party is Nicola Parente

 17th Annual Art on the Avenue: Guests to this year’s event will have the opportunity to bid on original artwork from more than 250 artists including painting, sculpture and jewelry pieces, and the chance to bid on packages including travel, dinners, entertainment, spa experiences and more Avenue CDC’s mission is to improve our community by developing [...]

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Reductive Abstract Artist Nicola Parente’s “Pelagico” Solo Exhibition Opens at Gremillion & Co Fine Art on Oct 18

Opening Reception: Friday October 18, 2013, 6-8PM Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc.  2501 Sunset Blvd. Houston, Texas 77005 – Tel 713-522-2701 Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment   “I need the sea because it teaches me.” – Pablo Neruda   Nicola Parente has long been captivated by the lessons offered by the sea. From his childhood home [...]

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“Intervals” 2013 features prestigious artists Nicola Parente, Maria Cristina Jadick, Tudor Mitroi, and Masaru Takiguchi at Lone Star College Kingwood Fine Art Gallery

Intervals Exhibition, A quartet of artists meet to share unique visions through painting, sculpture, and installation work at Lone Star College-Kingwood’s art exhibit, “Intervals 2013.”   Maria Cristina Jadick, Tudor Mitroi, Nicola Parente and Masaru Takiguchi will display recent works in the college’s Fine Arts Gallery from Oct. 10 to Nov. 6.   An open house [...]

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Nicola Parente Featured for Texas Top Thirty Exhibition

Art on Fifth Gallery – 3005 South Lamar,  Suite C 110 B, Austin, Texas 78704 September 23 – October 19, 2013 A curated collection of the paintings of many of Texas’ most outstanding visual artists. Organized by Austin artist Allison Gregory, PAWS for a PURRpose, benefiting the Texas Humane Legislation Network and the South Texas College [...]

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Artist Nicola Parente’s Site Specific Art Installation “Colony Collapse” Brings Unique Awareness to Declining Honey Bee Population

  “If the bees disappear, mankind would have only 4 more years of life.”           – Einstein   Houston-based artist Nicola Parente combines his keen artistic vision with his concern for the earth’s delicate ecosystems in his new work entitled Colony Collapse. This site-specific installation of over 2700 recycled brown paper bags lined from floor [...]

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