Hear more from Nick on learning to advocate for himself at an early age, the importance of finding mentors, how production informs his practice, getting tactical about time, money, and pricing his sculptures, and telling his own story.
Links to resources mentioned throughout the episode:
Siena Heights University — Where Nick got his BFA in Studio Art and Art History
Ronald E. McNair Program (a.k.a. McNair Scholars Program) — Graduate fellowship for first generation college students (geared towards science and math but is also open to artists!) that propelled Nick into graduate school
Massachusetts College of Art and Design — Where Nick got his MFA
Root Division — San Francisco arts non-profit that offers studio space, classes, and gallery space
Nick's "Home Library" — Nick's recommended reading list
Nick's "Connections" — Images and artwork that inspire Nick's work