Email or Call 805-525-7804


Vintage, Vernacular and Fine Art Photography  in Santa Paula

Since 1984

Custom framing available by appointment



Since 1984 the John Nichols Gallery in historic downtown Santa Paula, California has been exhibiting and promoting vintage and contemporary photography and fine art.  The gallery has occupied six different locations and is now located upstairs above the Santa Paula Art Museum at

117 North 10th Street, Santa Paula Calif.


The John Nichols Gallery is open by appointment. 

Call 805-525-7804 or email


On exhibit and in the bins and boxes at the gallery are thousands of vintage and vernacular photographs in addition to contemporary photographs by John Nichols and others.  Fine art includes watercolors,  pastels, drawings, paintings, collages and giclees by Gail Pidduck.


Vintage and vernacular photos include over 100 snapshot albums, documentary, crime scene and accident photography and tons of snapshots.  Some of the famous photographers in inventory are Horace Bristol, Carleton Watkins, Roger Fenton, William Henry Jackson and others.

The John Nichols Gallery is now located on the second floor of the historic Limoneira building.   

The main floor is now home to the 

Santa Paula Art Museum.

Since 1984.
Gallery located at 117 North 10th Street, Santa Paula, California.

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