Child Prodigy Alexandra Nechita Continues to Grow as an Artist

Friday, November 18, 2005

By the age of 2, Alexandra Nechita was already showing her true colors. Now, nearly 20 years later, the artist will showcase her newest works at the Wentworth Galleries in Schaumburg where they will be available for purchase. In addition, the "Petite Picasso" will be making personal appearances at the gallery on November 18 and 19 from 6-9 p.m.

As a child She attracted the attention of art critics and the media who began telling the world about this rarest of child prodigies  an artist whose work is today, in the world's finest museums and collections, including the Vatican Collection in Rome. Today, Nechita's work can also be found in the private homes of Bill Clinton, David Letterman, Stevie Nicks and Lee Iacocca and the offices of the Walt Disney Company and Universal Studios. Her work has been commissioned for the 39th Annual Grammy Awards, Polaroid Corporation's 50th Anniversary and the Frank Sinatra and Andre Agassi foundations.

Nechita has been using her art to promote a message of peace for years. In 2004 Nechita was chosen as the official artist of the World Music Awards. Nechita's designs were chosen for a set of legal tender commemorative coins entitled, "Peace Is the Only Option!" The designs were specially approved by Queen Elizabeth II whose effigy also adorns the coins. Nechita is currently creating seven huge monuments dedicated to the message of peace, one for each continent of the world.

Nechita has also been named one of People magazine's 100 Most Interesting People, one of CBS-TV's Most Fascinating Women of the Year and Lincoln Center's NuBreed Synergy of the Arts Outstanding Artist of the Year: Painting.

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