Nicholas Auen

A rare glimpse into the creative process

Artist Nicholas Auen provides insight into his process of creating a commissioned chromed aluminum piece, which starts off as a drawing. “Colors of refreshing blue water moving by the wind and currents was my inspiration. The composition has much more complexity and movement than Turbulence.” The...

Nicholas Auen - Notre Dame

“Notre Dame” was inspired by artist Nicholas Auen’s visit to the renowned Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral during a trip to Europe with his wife. Touched by the religious icon’s staggering scale and complexity, he sought to convey its poetic historical resonance within the framework of a modern...