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Architectural Pencil Drawings by Chicago Artist Jack Nixon

September 28, 2009

Whenever artist Jack Nixon participates in an organized art show, whether in his home town of Chicago or elsewhere, it is always his booth at the show that is crammed with people marveling over his incredible pencil drawings.

Inspired by the likes of the Italians, Giam Battista Pirenasi and Andrea Palladio, and the French Ecole Des Beaux Arts illustrators, Jack Nixon’s goal is to give the world high-quality drawings and prints of the beautiful architecture, architectural ornament, and monuments produced in late 19th and early 20th century America that will rival the 18th and 19th century graphics of the Europeans – and Jack is certainly equipped with the talent to pull-off his ambitious goal.

Jack Nixon offers many of his works as fine art giclees and limited edition prints, ranging in price from $95 – $300. However, if you’d like to own an original, prices start at $5,000 and go all the way up to $200,000 for his larger works.

To view a terrific selection of Jack Nixon’s work, please visit his artist gallery on

30 ” x 40
US $25000
“Study In Light and Form: The Wrigley Tribune and Medinah Spires” Chicago, Illinois
50 ” x 67
US $200000

“ACHILLES BATTLES PENTHESILEA” Archaic Period Greek Vase c.520-510 BC.
15 ” x 15
US $800
“THE SPRINTERS” Archaic Period Greek Amphorae c.530-520 BC.
12 ” x 24
US $1000

“GRIFFINS CAPITOL” Allerton Crown Plaza Hotel, Chicago Illinois
10 ” x 8
US $600
“Hubert” Harris Bank Copper Sculpture, 111 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL
19 ” x 24
US $700

“Aquarius” Adler Planetarium Bronze Plaque, Chicago, Illinois
12 ” x 12
US $1250
“TAURUS” Adler Planetarium Bronze Plaque, Chicago, Illinois
12 ” x 12
US $125

32 ” x 23
US $30
LA COPA MUNDIAL FRANCE 1998 (The World Cup Soccer Finals)
32 ” x 23
US $30

4 Comments leave one →
  1. brian dixon permalink
    October 13, 2009 1:33 pm

    Hi–i am looking to reach Mr. Nixon to purchase some of his work–do you have an email or phone number for him?
    Kind regards,

  2. October 13, 2009 1:57 pm


    Thanks for your question.

    You can purchase Jack’s work directly on Jack’s gallery:

    If there is a piece you are specifically interested in, and you’d like to buy it as a print at an alternate size and price other than what is being displayed, please let us know. We are happy to assist you.

    Brian Walker
    Artist Relations/Partner
    cell: 312.590.2696
    toll free: 1.877.711.1167
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  3. Samantha permalink
    April 22, 2011 6:20 pm

    My name is Samantha,
    Jack was actually married to my aunt Tracy, and for my 13th birthday he gave me one of his pieces from the zodiac collection, I have the pisces. I went to the website you posted in your reply and they are sold out of the virgo and I would really like to get it for my husband. Is there anyway or anywhere I could get a virgo at? it would be absolutely awesome to have.

  4. August 7, 2011 2:33 pm

    I have a drawing of a liitle girl trying to pee in a pan with a bee flying around her bottom. With the words underlined and overlined. GO WAY BEE DIS AINT YO HIVE ! She has yellow,red,green,pink hair bows and pink shirt and a bear bottom. Signed by JACK NIXION DATED OCT. 1980. Got in 1992 in Atlanta Georgia. Size 8 1/4 wide x 11 high. May be up for sale.

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