NIA is an art agency and design team on a mission to develop and grow international audiences, influence and revenue for emerging and established contemporary artists. 


Welcome to NIA 

NIA (nee-a) is part art studio, part consulting agency and part research and design team. We are working in start up mode to discover, concept design and test new services and experience opportunities for artists and art collectors. We are using an artist-centered research and design approach that puts dedicated arts professionals at the center of our innovation discovery and design process.   

Connect with me to learn more about our services and experience design opportunities…

  1. Artist-Centered Design | a strategy developed while working as a pioneering design ethnographer and  user-centered design professional  Xerox PARC, Microsoft Mobile Electronic, Verizon Labs Service Design Team, IBM Software Group, ACL Services, DuVal Ethnographic and others)
  2. Strategic Planning for Artists |  a service designed to help artists set and achieve career and start up business plans and goals    
  3. E-commerce Sales & Promotions  | services designed to help artists grow international audiences, influence and income
  4. Custom Designed Online Art Exhibition Design and Promotions | services designed to spotlight artists and art collections in uniquely designed, beautiful online art exhibition spaces
  5. Curated Online Art Exhibitions | artists are invited to participate in NIA Produced Online art Exhibitions designed to feature artists in themed exhibitions we curate, produce and promote 
  6. Art Adventures in the Pacific Northwest | these are travel adventure experiences we produce to bring artists from around the world together for a week of painting and photography in stunning natural settings.   
  7. Schedule a live virtual art show and sale featuring your art and audience and/or ours.
  8. Career Coaching for Artists  |  services designed to work on specific art career issues and goals

Let’s talk shall we?  

Cynthia DuVal | CEO and Producer at New Intelligentsia Atelier | 503-957-5158 | Contact me

Introducing Impressionist Photographer Jacob Berghoef

Wild is the wind by Jacob Berghoef

Foliage of light by Jacob Berghoef

Dance with me on a purple afternoon by Jacob Berghoef

 I am pleased to offer live virtual showings of select photographs chosen from Jacob’s vast portfolio of fine art photography. Our live virtual art show service is designed for individuals and groups to learn more about our artists and see a broader selection of their work as part of our art promotions and sales experience.  Contact me to schedule one of these events for yourself featuring Jacob Berghoef fine art photography.  

Cynthia DuVal | CEO at New Intelligentsia Atelier | 503-957-5158 | Contact me

Visit Rodney Derrick’s Art Collecting as a Passion and Splendid Addiction Exhibition and Sale

Art Collecting as a Passion and Splendid Addiction is our online exhibition of paintings from Rodney Derrick’s international collection of contemporary art. I invite you to visit the exhibition and sale and request your help sharing them with your friends, family and colleagues. When you do, you are supporting artists and the arts in a very meaningful way.

Art Collecting as a Passion features several paintings from Rodney’s collection of over 200 works of art. In addition, fifteen of Mr. Derrick’s paintings are for sale in our secure online shop.

Here Comes Spring (above of left) is one of three paintings by Cuban American artist Alberto Jorge Carol that are available for purchase. Several paintings Rodney purchased from Mario Murua and myself are also available for sale.

Enjoy!  Cynthia DuVal | New Intelligentsia Atelier | Contact me Buy Now

Visit Joyful Heart our Exhibition and Sale of Recent Paintings by Ramya Sarveshwar

Ramya Sarveshwar is a prolific California painter and is one of my favorite contemporary painters. Our online exhibition features recent landscape, still life and abstract paintings that burst with color and feeling. Visit her exhibition and our secure online shop where you will find 17 of Ramya’s signed original paintings for sale for unbelievably good prices.

Lake at Alameda (above or left) is an 11 x 14 inch oil on canvas painting by Ramya Sarveshwar. $135.00

Enjoy!  Cynthia DuVal | New Intelligentsia Atelier | Contact me  Buy Now

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