Some of Nathan’s earliest memories revolve around photography. As a young child Nathan found a camera in the crawl space under his home and worked in the neighborhood to earn money to purchase film and processing.
With every intention of becoming a graphic designer he enrolled at Eastern New Mexico University in 1974 in the art program. “As a part of my degree plan it was required that I take a class in photography. The moment I saw the first photograph develop, I was hooked. No longer was my plan to become a board illustrator (bored illustrator); I would create photographs!
Recent awards include Artist in Residence; Lake Powell Artist’s Association. Artist in Residence; National Park Service, Rocky Mountain National Park. Artist in Residence, National Park Service Acadia, National Park. He resides in Clovis, New Mexico with his wife of 36 years Virginia, two border collies, T-Max a black and white border, EmmaJune a red and white border, and Calypso, a golden retriever