Nate Clark

Vashon Island, WA

Born in Olympia, Nate Clark (1987) is a fourth-generation Washingtonian of settler ancestry. He received his BFA in photography and painting from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2010, and his MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Washington in 2018. He lives and creates on Vashon Island, the traditional land of the Duwamish, Suquamish, and Puyallup tribes. Clark is an adjunct faculty member at both the University of Puget Sound and the University of Washington, and works as Studio Technician for the former’s art department. He also served as studio assistant to his mentor, the late Denzil Hurley, for many years. Clark’s work is included in the permanent collections of The Sierra Arts Foundation, Nevada State College, The University of Nevada (Reno), Oats Park Art Center, and Isle Royale National Park.



May 23 - July 29, 2023

In his MadArt exhibition (In)Form, Vashon-based artist Nate Clark employed laborious methods of creation to ground the viewer within their physical self. Pulling inspiration from broad fields of study, such as architecture, animal behavioral science, literature, and the minimalist art movement, (In)Form reflected the deep research that drives Clark’s creative...

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