Award winning artist Nigel Humphries is a UK artist who has steadily built a reputation for producing oil paintings of modern and retro sweets, chocolates and toys.
Nigel's work is intensely detailed with a light hearted, nostalgic appeal. His work is influenced by his childhood and he has been quoted as saying that his intention is to bring a smile to people’s faces.
Typical collectors of Nigel's artwork are fun loving people of any age who appreciate attention to detail and like something a little bit different without being too obscure. It is important to Nigel that his artwork sits well within a family setting and adds interest to a home without any need for interpretation.
Nigel loved to draw from a very young age. Starting with a love of drawing animals and monsters he has travelled through genres such as steam trains, pets, portraits and caricatures until finally his nostalgic love of toys and sweets has led him to his current portfolio,
Nigel's work is held in a number of private collections around the world and he has recently been awarded the Washington Green In:Sight 2016 Peoples Choice Award for his collection of Pop Vinyl Toy Paintings