Nathan is 23 years old, he lives in Ft Wayne and currently works as studio artist for William Lupkin Designs -a stain glass business. He has worked on panels for Eddie Merlott’s restaurant and several Ft Wayne area churches.
He graduated from Ball State University with a BFA in sculpture. He also has interest in blacksmithing, wood working & furniture making, ceramics, live painting demonstrations and theater.
At age 7 he won a state wide watercolor competition with a painting of the mythical” Firebird”. His artwork was displayed at the Indy Museum of Art.
He saw the opera Broomhilda at a young age and has always been influenced by myth and legend. He enjoys making utilitarian artwork with symbolic images, similar to the way ancient peoples used to decorate their things.