Nathaniel J. Bice is a painter, scale model builder, and printmaker in San Francisco. His plein air gouache paintings explore and celebrate the natural and built environments of the San Francisco Bay Area through simplification, light, and atmosphere.

Plein Air
Still Life

Nathaniel J. Bice is a painter, scale model builder, and block print maker in San Francisco. He was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and attended Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington. He graduated summa cum laude in 2018 and moved to San Francisco for a fellowship with American Conservatory Theater. He afterwards committed to staying in the Bay Area and worked as a scenic painter, assistant scenic designer, and stagehand until the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. He then pivoted his career and artistic focus into the visual arts, specifically plein air landscape painting, cityscape painting, block printing, scale model making, and still life painting. He has shown in galleries around the Bay Area and beyond.

Photo by Kayleigh Shawn


Tiny House Models

A truly tiny model of your home, or the building of your choice– a three-story building rises a majestic three-and-a-half inches high!

Gouache Paintings

A portrait of a home, building, or landmark of your choice, rendered in gouache.

Tiny Paintings

An original tiny painting created at the location of your choice! Tiny and cute, they are surprisingly detailed and all the more delightful for their small size.

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