Barbara Nessim is an internationally known artist, illustrator and educator.
She received her art training at Pratt Institute (1956-60) in the Department
of Illustration and Fine Art. Since 1980 she has been using the computer
to create art and has lectured widely on the subject.
Her paintings and drawings are part of numerous public and private
collections and have been shown in museums and galleries worldwide.
Nessim's work is in the permanent collection of The Smithsonian Institute
in Washington DC, USA; Lunds Kunsthal, Lund, Sweden; and the
Szepmuveszeti Museum in Budapest, Hungary, among others.
Nessim's work has been extensively shown including The Kunst Museum
in Dusseldorf and The Louvre in Paris, as well as a solo exhibition at the
Centro Colombo Americano in Bogota, Colombia and most recently in 2003
at bitforms gallery in New York City's Chelsea area. Nessim's artwork has
appeared in many publications and has graced the covers of Time, Rolling
Stone, and Frankfurter Allgemeine.
Present: DFN Gallery - Rick Davidman, Director; John Nickle, Curator/Consultant, NY, NY (www.dfngallery.com)
6/2007-Present: Sienna Gallery - Sienna Patti, Gallery Director/Owner,
Lenox, MA (www.siennagallery.com)
2005-Present: Jill Brienza, Artist Representative
2001-2005: bitforms gallery – Steve Sacks, Founder, Director, NY, NY (www.bitforms.com)
1996-2001: The Roger Smith Gallery - Jill Brienza, Director, NY, NY
1989-2003: The Williams Gallery - Mary Lou Bock, Director/Owner, Princeton, NJ
1994-1995: Whitehall Gallery - Louis (Branco), Director/Owner, NY, NY
1990-1994: Rempire Fine Arts - Richard Berger & Louis (Branco), Directors/Owners, NY, NY