Nelleke Nix

Title: Artist, Director
Company: NN Gallery
Location: Mercer Island, Washington, United States

Nelleke Nix, Artist and Director at NN Gallery, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art.

Ms. Nix earned a Master of Fine Arts from The Hague in the Netherlands in 1958. Continuing with her education, she matriculated at Stanford University, receiving a Degree in Advanced Publication in 1991 and a Degree in Publication in 1994. Since 1974, Ms. Nix has shown her art in group shows and as a solo artist all over the world. She has been featured at the National Art Center, Global Focus in Beijing, China, the Center of American Art, the John Noble Maritime Collection, Soho 20, the Collins General Central Library, and the Zaaijer Gallery in Amsterdam, to name a few. A gifted artist, she was the first Washington State artist-in-residence at Fairhaven College in 1974.

Ms. Nix began her career as the head of the Art Department of the Bush School in 1969, remaining there until 1971. From 1971 to 1972, she was the director of creative projects for Reach. Since 1970, Ms. Nix has been the director of the NN Gallery. As a testament to her success, she received a grant from the Librarian Book Fellow of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in 2000, a Gold Medal in 1989, a Renton 83 Merit Award in 1984, a Merit Award from the International Platform Association Art Exhibit in 1984, and a Wall Hanging Award from the City of Edmonds in 1974, among others. Moreover, she has been inducted as a member of the International Platform Association, Women in Arts, the National Artist Equity Association, and the Seattle Prints Arts. She is also listed in numerous editions of Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in the West, and Who’s Who in America.

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