Nick Hais: My Biog
Nick Hais’s artistic career began when he graduated from Newcastle Polytechnic with a First Class Dip.A.D in 1971. For the next four years he taught on the Fine Art Degree Course at Newcastle.
Since 1976 Nick has been a full time painter. For a short time he lived in Greece. He moved to Dorset in 1979 and for a number of years he owned and ran The Alpha Gallery in Swanage, together with his wife Jill Mirza, with whom he also co-wrote a colour theory book ‘Mix Your Own Acrylics’.
In recent years Nick has undertaken several commissions, including one to supply a number of large paintings for two of the newest generation of cruise ships. Paintings by Nick are in various corporate and private collections, including those of Accenture, Lucida plc, P&O, Prudential plc, and Craig Venter. His work has been regularly exhibited in Britain and the United States.