Nicola Parente

Italian born artist Nicola Parente currently lives and works in Houston. Since 2011 Parente has been designing stunning contemporary custom rugs which encapsulate the organic and sensuous aesthetics of his paintings. Working in a variety of media, paintings, photography, textile design and installations, he engages the viewer in dialogues of human encounter within the urban environment. Parente’s works can be seen in public and private collections in the United States, Mexico, Spain, Italy, Germany, and Ethiopia.   


Current Collection