Nicholas Ward

Nicholas Ward

Glenwood Springs, CO

Nicholas creates artwork that examines the fluidity of history and myth, and explores how Hollywood, pop culture, storytelling and time can warp both history and human behavior. The distinction between fact and fiction during 18th/19th century American West is extremely fluid as evidenced by the many books on that period. It is a very human tendency to embellish stories- whether by intent or the fragility of memory. A fact, after many minute hyperbole, creates an entirely different narrative. The ‘wild’ west seems to exist more in pop culture and media than in grounded fact. Ni

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