Nichi or Nicollette Brochioni s from Italy she crossed the galleries path when making a visit to Chicago in 2010. She was introduced to Maison Rouge Gallerie and curator-manager Samuel Gillis. Both Nichi and Samuel hit it off and she was given a place to paint. Embraced by the owners Joe and Sherry Silverberg along with her new friend Sam our creativeness was awe inspiring. Nichi a Sculptor at heart she would feverishly paint for months on end with her bare hands using toxic materials like oil paints, thinner and more to create unique abstract-figure works on treated paper.