Meet Nickolas Gentry...artist and owner of Chalkboard Artist.
Nickolas has been an artist and successfully in business for 27 years. He started out as a videographer and then went on to run a successful film production company for 14 years. And during this time, he never stopped his artwork including commissioned works. His journey as a chalkboard artist started all those 27 years ago, when he was asked to create chalkboard art for a friends wedding. The rest is history, as they say.
Nickolas' business ventures are now devoted entirely to chalkboard and fine art work, such is the demand for his creations. His work is varied and interesting, just like the many clients who seek him out because of his unique talents and his ability to create works of art based around their individual tastes and needs, and also keeping up with latest trends.
Clients comes from all walks of life - brides, cafe and restaurant owners, and businesses that rely heavily on foot or retail traffic, as well as individuals seeking fine art pieces and portraiture. Currently Nickolas is completing commissions for varied forces of the Australian Defence Force, and is currently interviewing artists to assist him due to his increasing work demands.
So what drives a man like Nickolas to continue his work? His passion for art and his endless fascination and love of people!