Nisbet, P.A.

Nisbet, P.A.

Scenes from the old West will come to life in paintings and sculptures that will fill the galleries of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, with the opening of the 14th annual Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. In one gallery, the only gallery like it in the state of Indiana, visitors can see and be the first to bid on millions of dollars in artwork from some of the country’s biggest names in Western art.  Meet Quest for the West® artist P.A. Nisbet.

Nisbet 2015
P.A. Nisbet
Born 1948, in Washington, North Carolina; lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico

PETER ALLEN NISBET is a nationally recognized master of the American landscape. His works are highly spiritual and strongly rooted in the Realist tradition of nineteenth-century artists such as Thomas Moran and Albert Bierstadt. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and a former U.S. Naval officer with service in Vietnam. Nisbet moved from Washington, D.C., to the Southwest in 1980 to commence a successful painting career that has now spanned over four decades. His work is honored in the permanent collections of the Eiteljorg Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art, the Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art, NASA, the National Science Foundation, and in numerous private collections worldwide.

Notable Awards and Achievements
2017  
     Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Light, Space, and Power: The Art of P.A. Nisbet, Retrospective Exhibition
2016       Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Quest for the West, Artist of Distinction Award
2014       Tucson Museum of Art, Southwest Anthems: Landscapes of a Region, Featured Artist
2014       Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Quest for the West, Victor Higgins Award of Distinction
2014       Tucson Museum of Art, Permanent Collection
2012       Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Quest for the West, Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Prize
2012       Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Quest for the West, Artists’ Choice Award
2009       Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Quest for the West, Henry Farny Award for Best Painting
2008       Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Quest for the West, Henry Farny Award for Best Painting
1999       Artrain/NASA USA National Tour, The Artistry of Space, Featured Artist
1995       National Science Foundation, Artists and Writers Program, grant for travel to Antarctica
1987       National Park Service, Arts for the Parks (first annual), Southwest Region Award 

Gallery Representation
P.A. Nisbet Studio and Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

www.panisbet.com



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