Nicolas Fox grew up in New York City and on Cape Cod.
Coming from a sailing family, his greatest early memories are tooling around Stage Harbor in his O’Day Daysailor and getting to steer a Westsail 63’ from Edgartown to Hyannis.
In Chatham, Mass, Nick worked at Chatham Bars Inn as a beach boy. When not rigging sunfishes for tourists and picking up towels, the job gave him many hours to sketch boats, water, and the sky.
Graduating from Harvard College, Nick spent too many years toiling in boring offices while continuing to paint. A stint as a graphic designer and artist for a home furnishings company reawakened his desire to pursue painting as a career.
He leapt at the chance to study with Scott Thomas Balfe, a painter in the Hudson River School tradition, and has since dedicated himself to maritime and continental realist painting.
Nick’s work has been accepted to and/or shown at: The Lyme Art Association’s American Waterways show and The West Palm Beach Art show. He is a member of the American Society of Marine Artists.
Nick lives in North Chatham, NY with his wife and children.