Derrik Van Nimwegen
Derrik Van Nimwegen was a published poet as well as an accomplished painter. He painted in Europe, extensively in the Tuscany region of Italy, and his native United States. The artist lived and worked in Venice, California, spending much of the winter months painting in the Santa Monica Mountains. His work is held in both private and public collections.
“As a landscape painter, my intent is to achieve an intimacy between the viewer and the painting. If successful, the painting will represent a personal experience for the viewer and recall the feeling of seeing a particular landscape of his own, in his own time and space.”