Nicolás Maximillion Jimenez

Self taught artist Nicolás Maximillion Jimenez was raised in the violent streets of East Palo Alto California. Born to a Native American / Jewish - mixed Mexican family. Nicolás escaped drugs and violence thru art and expression during a time when his neighborhood was the murder capital of the U.S. “I’m most inspired by my family. My art is straight ‘hood’ and it also glimmers with hope. I like duality. It’s religious, it’s sexual. It’s both danger and designer...”