Niki J Sands Fine Art
Oils, Acrylics and Mixed Media

News and Announcements

We are starting our traditional family time, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah and just being together.  Since we have this hiccup in our lives I have to still paint happy, brightness, togetherness and love.  These days we are experiencing are a temporary episode and will quickly pass.  Be kind to one another, respecting one another is critical during these times.  I don't think that it's too much for us to handle.  May my Poetic Garden bring you joy, peace and happiness.

 

 I am thankful for each and everyone, happy thanksgiving!

 

Niki 

 

 

 

(posted on 15 Sep 2020)

Greetings!

I hope this email finds everyone healthy and in good spirits.  I hope you find some humor in this piece.  It is my figurative work using Cold wax, Oil, oil stick and collage.

The year 2020 has thrown us all off the tracks. I was thinking about people in the dating scene, how would one successfully find that eternal mate during a pandemic? Well, as they say nature has a way and I am sure what ever love is blooming in 2020 will last a lifetime. Oil, cold wax medium, oil stick, collage on 24wx36h canvas presented in a black float frame.  

Cheers to Dating!

Title:  The Art of Dating

Medium:  mixed media

Support:  24w X 36h Canvas

 

 

(posted on 26 Aug 2020)

Greetings art lovers!

I hope this email finds everyone healthy in mind body and soul.  It has been a challenging year so far and I send good thoughts to  you all.  

 

I have several mask selections with my art work.  I finally found a wonderful local Las Vegas company to print my art on masks.  They are hand washable, very comfortable and durable.  They are lined with a soft white lining. 

$23.00 each and includes shipping within the USA.  If there is something special you want done I will be happy discuss it with you.  Any design can be done.  

Please text me at 702.499.3984 or email info@nikijsands.com  for your order.

Thank you!

 

                  

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(posted on 15 Aug 2020)

Greetings to you all and I hope this announcement finds you healthy and happy during these most difficult times.  

The year 2020 has been such a challenge on so many levels.  But as the saying goes, "When things get tough, the tough get going".   So on that note I decided to challenge myself and experiment with a new medium.  It is a cold wax medium that I use with mixed media.  It allows me to apply layers and create these beautiful abstracts.  I am also including figurative work into this process.  I hope you enjoy and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out.  

Stay safe, healthy and happy!

Untitled

Cold wax, oil, oil-stick, crayon, Acrylic and charcoal on 40x30 cradled birchwood.

Title:  Smile Me

Cold wax, oil, oil-stick on Birchwood 12x12 

Title:  You give me Butterflies

Cold wax, oil, oil stick, collage on Linen 48x24

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cold wax, oil, oil stick, charcoal, oil pastel on cradled birchwood 40x30 

(posted on 4 May 2020)

Greetings!

      I hope everyone is healthy in mind, body and soul.  Social distancing and being isolated from loved ones has been most difficult.  I started this painting at the very beginning of this pandemic.  I had the canvas stretched 6 ft by 6 ft and delivered to my studio way before I even heard of the Covid19 or Corona Virus and definitely had family in mind and being together, sharing in love, food and drink to be painted on this massive canvas.    

     I have finished this piece and I can only hope and pray this will be us, as a community, as a state, as country and as a World  very soon, sharing in drink, friendship, food and most of all Love and Happiness.  There are many symbols throughout this painting....Music, people, nature, particularly the bees and hive which represent community and the way we should work together just as the bees do.  I have food and drink that we share and the white dove to symbolize peace.

     I wish everyone only the best of health both in body and mind.  We shall overcome this and be stronger together.  I hope you enjoy this painting and thank you all for your continuous support.  I appreciate any and all feedback. 

         Stay happy and healthy.

Title:  6 Feet of Love and Happiness

Acrylic on 72x72" canvas

                 

(posted on 27 Apr 2020)

Greetings, friends and family!

I hope this letter finds everyone healthy and in good spirits.  Social distancing, closed businesses and lockdown is how we are living and life as we once knew it has been taken away.  Usually this time of the year I am at festivals and enjoying the outdoors, wonderful artists and striking up conversations with patrons of the arts.  I think the hardest part of this pandemic is not being able to hug your friends and family.  I am a hugger, so I am sending you all a virtual hug and hope you all stay safe.

I was able to hook up with a company and offer you these cool face masks.  So if  you want to be a little artsy out in public I am offering these  Face Masks with my art.  They are $20 each and include shipping.  They are taking about 2 weeks to fabricate and deliver.  If you are interested in purchasing these masks please text me at 702.499.3984 or email info@nikijsands.com.  

Thank you all!  May you all stay healthy in mind and body, we shall overcome this together.  XO. Niki

These are cloth face masks made from 100% polyester.    Each mask includes two woven, elastic loops for a one-site-fits-all fit.

IMPORTANT - These are not surgical grade masks, and they are not intended for any medical or commercial uses, whatsoever.   Our cloth masks are designed for everyday use to cover your nose and mouth when out in public.   We make no warranties that the masks prevent infections or the transmission of viruses or diseases.

(posted on 24 Mar 2020)

In times like this we need to reach out to one another and show kindness, empathy and reassurance.  I hope that everyone and their families are getting through this pandemic. This has affected so many people across the globe both health wise (mind and body) and financially.  

      May you all stay healthy in both mind and body.  

May Love and kindness spread throughout the world.

May the world recover financially.

Last may Mother Earth heal.........

 

I appreciate each and everyone and Thank you for all your support. 

I hope my art brings a smile to your face and comfort to your heart.

Desert Goddess

Acrylic/Oil on Canvas 60x48 inches

(posted on 25 Dec 2019)

Wishing you all Happy Holidays  and Peace on Earth


 

Once again Downtown Summerlin will be hosting the Summerlin Festival of Arts on October 12-13th.  This is an annual event brought to you by the Howard Hughs Corporation/Summerlin.

There will be fine art, music and lots of activities for the kids.  This is a great opportunity to buy beautiful fine art from artists across the country. 

Please stop by booth #55 to say hello!

Wine and art go together like hand and glove.  Please join us for an evening of art and wine at Las Vegas's only winery.  I have the privilege to exhibit my art in their beautiful tasting room.  There is much to learn about wine and you can enjoy my beautiful art while enjoying in the libation.

 

    Where:  Vegas Valley Winery

                 7360 Eastgate rd suite 123

                 Henderson, NV  89011

 

Date:  September 25, 2019

Time:  6:30 to 9:30ish

 

 

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