Christiaan Nice was born in Pretoria in 1939. A quintessential master of contemporary impressionism who has established himself as one of South Africa’s leading artists and has been painting for well over 40 years. What makes Christiaan Nice unique is the fact that he is totally self-taught.
He has become famous for his diversified subject, including donkey carts, District 6 Cape Scenes, harbour scenes and landscapes. Through skillful brushstrokes and drawings from his life experiences, he creates images where the viewer feels he has become one with the theme or subject portrayed on the canvas.
He is also one of the few South African artists whose work is in such demand that they have attained investment status. Steadily increasing in value.
His retirement should further enhance the value of his works. His work can be found in most leading galleries, private and public collections throughout South Africa as well as Europe and the United States.
What also makes Christiaan Nice so unique is that he is totally self taught. He is one of the best impressionists in South Africa off all time.