Fueled by historical undercurrents, he perceives the world not as it has been lauded by history but as it ought to have been acknowledged. Frequently christened as a "revisionist historian" he enthusiastically claims this title, imbuing his art with a quest for truth and justice.
The work harnesses an innovative blend of media, combining canvas, acrylic, chalk, paper, and oil pastels. This bold fusion breathes life into his creations, expanding the boundaries of traditional mediums and redefining the landscape of contemporary art.
Hailing from the pulsating heart of Washington, DC and currently flourishing in the vibrant Miami art scene, Nard delves fearlessly into the uncharted territories of racial inequity, social class, and religion.
The lens through which he sees the world is a powerful testament to his roots: the undervalued and often overlooked child, keenly perceptive of the world's preconceptions. This deeply ingrained perspective is his compass, guiding his exploration and fostering a profound dialogue through his art
His viewpoints, anchored in the tumultuous socio-political climate of the '70s and '80s, retain an enduring relevance, resonating with contemporary narratives.
His paintings act as time portals, transporting you to realms fraught with fear, turmoil, discrimination, and anguish. Yet amidst these shadows, there exists an inviolate sanctuary of beauty and illumination.
His works pay homage to the indomitable spirits of the past, echoing their voices that insist upon remembrance. Through his canvases, they find immortality, their stories woven into each brushstroke, persistently refusing to fade into oblivion.
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