Atlanta native, Nate Nardi always found himself drawn to creative expression through making. He discovered his passion for glassblowing in 2001 and realized that glass art was the discipline he wanted to specialize.
Nardi graduated from Jacksonville University in 2004 with a BFA in glass art, receiving an Excellence in Art award from the Dean. In 2009, he graduated with a MFA from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. He has also completed many workshops at different craft schools around the country, like the Pilchuck School of Glass.
Nardi received commissions to make glass objets d’art for several prominent
artists including Kiki Smith and assisted with numerous large scale public installation works such as, Jon Christie’s and Caroline Madden’s Lyrical Light, held at the Times Union Center in Jacksonville Florida.