- Limited Edition
- African American Art
- 24x18 inches
- First Day of School
Award-winning artist Kadir Nelson captures a sweet moment between a father and daughter on her first day of school. The doting dad holds her lunch box, she clutches the straps of her backpack, and the snappily dressed pair look on as they sit on their Brooklyn family stoop waiting for the school bus. A moment to treasure.
* This painting first appeared on the cover of The New Yorker magazine on Oct. 2, 2017.
It ships signed and numbered by the artist. The work of art measures 24x18 inches and is a Limited Edition Giclee on Watercolor Paper.
Limited Edition: 500pcs (Edition Size) - $350.00 (Cost)
Artist Proof: 50pcs (Edition Size) - $450.00 (Cost)
Remarque: 25pcs (Edition Size) - $600.00 (Cost)
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Kadir NelsonKadir Nelson began drawing at the age of three, displaying artistic acumen before he could write or spell. “I have always been an artist,” Nelson explains. “It’s part of my DNA.” At age eleven, Kadir Nelson was apprenticed by his uncle Michael Morris, an artist and art instructor. “My uncle gave me my foundation in art,” says the artist. Kadir Nelson experimented with several different media and later began painting in oils at the age of sixteen under the encouragement and tutelage of both his uncle and high school art teacher. He began entering his paintings in art competitions and ultimately won an art scholarship to study at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Upon graduating with honors, Kadir Nelson began his professional career as an artist, publishing his work and receiving commissions from publishers and production studios such as Dreamworks, Sports Illustrated, Coca-Cola, The New York Times and Major League Baseball, among others.
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