Artist", Riki Nelson sees life as a work of art in progress. In her oil paintings, Riki strives to capture the power and emotion that is intrinsic to each unique moment of life.
"There is so much 'living art' all around us, all the time," she says. "I can be walking down a city street, or standing on a bluff overlooking the sea, and be completely overwhelmed by the artistic potential in everything my eye surveys. It is not the place or the people alone that captivate, but the SPIRIT, or soul if you will, of the person, place, or situation, that reaches out to me. It is beyond what can be seen, and yet it compels, perhaps even challenges me, to capture it."