Why ART? We believe that Art is the cultural thread that weaves us together. Art captures, conveys and connects our experiences. The purpose of our gallery is to connect you with our favorite Southeastern Artists. We want to help you to look, to participate and to discover what you LOVE. We’re Art Lovers, and we want you to be an Art Lover too.
Established in 2003, Spalding Nix Fine Art focuses on Artists in and of the Southeast. In a market where men have traditionally dominated, the majority of our Artists are women. Our goal is to highlight the best of Contemporary Art from the Southeast with abstract artists like Katherine Sandoz and Susan Hable to more traditional realists like Sarah Lamb and Heather Lancaster. Today, we curate six shows annually featuring three to four Artists in each show. We celebrate work across all disciplines from a diverse range of emerging to established Artists.
We encourage opportunities to look, to listen and to learn. Our Openings are fun occasions to meet the Artists, to experience the work in person, and to celebrate with fellow Art Lovers. Our Instagram Live Artist Talks are chances for you to hear the Artists discuss their process and their work. Our Artists’ work is featured on a variety of platforms including Artsy, 1stDibs, and our website which showcases our Artists' available work with everything you need to make a decision - even if you can’t make it to the gallery to see the work in person! We love our Buckhead home at The Galleries of Peachtree Hills (next door to ADAC).
The gallery is open five days a week for YOU - we want you to always have the time to look, look, look, and hopefully connect. Jamie and I are here to help & look forward to seeing you in the gallery soon!
The gallery is open Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., or by appointment.
Spalding Nix, Principal
Aimee Nix, Gallery Manager
Jamie Bourgeois, Gallery Director
Atlanta native Spalding Nix has a long history in the Atlanta art world - interning at the Heath Gallery, working at Jackson Fine Art, and opening his eponymous gallery in 2003.
At the University of Virginia, Spalding majored in both Art History and Studio Art. After working at Jackson Fine Art, Spalding attended the University of Georgia’s School of Law specializing in Intellectual Property and International Law.
During his undergraduate and law school summers, Spalding worked at The National Gallery of Art on their Design and Development team and in the General Counsel’s Office of The Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. After passing the Georgia Bar, Spalding worked for Sotheby’s in their Client Development group working closely with Sotheby’s Appraisal and Valuations Department.
In the fall of 2003, Spalding opened Spalding Nix Fine Art. The gallery highlights the best in Contemporary Art from abstract artists like Katherine Sandoz and Spencer Sloan to more traditional realists like Richard Thomas Scott and Heather Lancaster. ARTS ATL's Jerry Cullum described the gallery as a "mix of the elegantly conservative and the transgressively adventurous." The gallery takes advantage of multiple platforms from 1stdibs to Artsy to promote its artists.
In addition to dealing art, Spalding is an appraiser valuing personal property, art and antiques, who recently rediscovered a long lost John Singer Sargent watercolor of Venice and a forgotten Norman Rockwell study of Abraham Lincoln. As an Accredited Member of the American Society of Appraisers, Mr. Nix provides valuation services for donation, estate, insurance, and litigation-related purposes.
As an art adviser, Spalding assists individual and corporate clients like the Fortune 500 company Printpack in navigating the Art World by offering confidential and objective advice in the acquisition or sale of fine and decorative art. Spalding has assisted clients in private sales from original Picasso drawings to rare Josef Koudelka photographs.
Aimee Nix is a native of Martinsville, Virginia, who majored in Art History at the College of Charleston. During college she interned at the Gibbes Museum of Art sparking her interest in a professional career in the Art World.
After traveling in Europe & living in Boston, Aimee moved to Atlanta in 2001. Aimee managed programs at Leadership Georgia for three years before becoming the Interim Director of the LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia. Aimee then accepted a position in development at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University.
In 2011, after five years at Emory, Aimee joined her husband, Spalding Nix, as Gallery Manager of Spalding Nix Fine Art.
Born in Louisiana, Jamie Bourgeois graduated from SCAD Savannah with a BFA in Fibers in 2012. As a Corps Member with AmeriCorps NCCC, she spent the following year completing various environmental projects across the Midwest. Returning to Savannah, she worked as the Studio Assistant for artist Katherine Sandoz and Lead Screen Printer for Lovelane Designs. In her studio practice, she creates naturally dyed textile-based works that investigate and highlight our human impacts on the natural environment. Jamie is the Gallery Director of Spalding Nix Fine Art and has been with the gallery since 2017.