John Nesta is a native of New
England. He studied painting and fine art at the Vesper George
School of Art in Boston. Since 1968 Mr. Nesta has maintained
his own gallery starting in Revere and moving on to Salem and
being a co-founder of the Salem Art Association. Since then,
the lure of the Cape Ann light has held him captive of Gloucester
where he has remained working in the oldest art colony in the
United States, the Rocky Neck Art Colony.