Nico Peter Busciglio is a New Orleans based American Impressionist and entrepreneur. He received his BFA graduating with honors from Chapman University in 2005. In 2006, Busciglio moved to New Orleans on a humanitarian effort and never left. He worked as an art teacher in the Lower 9th ward and Treme from 2007-2016 before founding ‘Busciglio Art’ with his wife Erika Salazar in 2016.
Inspired by the likes of Van Gogh and Monet, Busciglio creates world class contemporary impressionism that feels alive. His paintings are full of color and light, celebrating the culture and music of New Orleans and the world. Busciglio uses thick palette knife, brush and drip splatter paint to explore the themes of Man’s Universal Connection.
Today Busciglio’s award winning art is growing in value and prestige. Featured in local and national publications, his artwork has appeared in HBO Treme and The Late Night Show with Steve Colbert. Recently, Buscilgio has expanded his brand to include large scale accounts for private clients and corporate executives. His paintings are highly sought after residing in homes and businesses around the world.
Come see Nico in action as he paints a large 5’x8’ acrylic painting celebrating Allen Toussaint and the city of New Orleans!