Discover the Fusion of Fashion and Art in “The Nail Color Collection” by Dexter Cheston

American Visual Artist and Creative Director, Dexter Cheston unveils his latest masterpiece, “The Nail Color Collection,” marking a groundbreaking intersection of contemporary art and high fashion.

Presented by the DEXTER CHESTON GALLERY, this highly anticipated online exhibition showcases Cheston’s singular vision and artistic prowess. From March 31 to August 31, 2024, viewers worldwide can immerse themselves in a curated selection of contemporary works on canvas and paper, exclusively at

Drawing inspiration from his pioneering journey in fashion design, the show is a series of striking 36×48 inch acrylic paintings, each depicting a single nail color bottle adorned with vibrant lacquer finish hues to bold textured applications. Reflecting on his innovative exploration of nail polish product design from his namesake fashion label, Cheston’s creations offer a captivating mix of artistry and craftsmanship.

In addition to the acrylic paintings, the exhibition features custom works on paper, including distinctive prints of the nail polish bottles meticulously rendered on canvas and coated with transparent high gloss. With over 50 minimalist paintings scheduled to be displayed, viewers are invited to explore an array of color stories and high-fashion color palettes, each exuding its own allure and sophistication.

Cheston’s artistic vision extends beyond traditional mediums, with alternative compositions ranging from shiny postcard prints to interior pop art wall posters and large-scale illustrations on high gloss heavyweight paper. Embracing a new generation of art enthusiasts, Cheston’s creations captivates audiences with their versatility and scale, offering a unique blend of elegance and innovation.

As a testament to Cheston’s creative legacy, the exhibition also introduces “THE NAIL COLORS,” a luxurious coffee table book created by Cheston for this occasion. Filled with vibrant illustrations of the acrylic paintings and their haute couture fashion colors such as blues, pinks, nudes, to reds, “THE NAIL COLORS” book encapsulates the essence of luxury and rejuvenation.

About Dexter Cheston: A native of Trenton, New Jersey, Dexter Cheston is a multifaceted artist and entrepreneur with a passion for pushing the boundaries of creativity. Cheston studied Business and Marketing plus Art History at Clark Atlanta University, in Atlanta, Georgia as well as Organization and Technical Design at New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan, New York. 

In 2015, Cheston launched the fashion house DEXTERDEXTERDEXTER in New York City, where he debuted multiple runway collections during NYFW and served as creative director for nine years.

In 2023, Cheston founded the Dexter Cheston Gallery, an artist-run institution dedicated to shaping the conversation around contemporary fashion-art on a national and international level. More than just an art gallery, the Dexter Cheston Gallery serves as a vibrant hub for creativity, innovation, and cultural exchange, enriching the lives of all who encounter it.

Join us on a journey of exploration and inspiration as we celebrate the transformative power of design in “The Nail Color Collection” by Dexter Cheston.

Dexter Cheston

The Nail Color Collection

Acrylics on Canvases

50 Piece Collection On View through Aug 2024

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Dexter Cheston
MAR 31 - AUG 31