For Nano, the entire sculpting process begins with his initial conceptual sketches.
He then creates a small working model in clay. Following that, he will then sculpt the piece actual size.
In his artistic process, Nano integrates organic textures and human-made objects into his
bronzes to create pieces of art that reflect the same depth and richness he sees in the world around him.
The sculptures unique elements become part of the final piece in several ways. They may be embedded,
applied to the surface, or even indented in the actual clay.
Nanimals evoke the magic of seeing the world again for the first time with the eyes of a child. In his artistic process, Nano integrates organic textures and human made objects into his bronzes to create pieces of art that reflect the same attention to the magic, wonder, and creativity that children find in the world around them.Yet, Nanimals are anything but child's play.They describe, as does a fellow Colombian, the Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a world beyond the borders of ordinary maps, where nature, an unfettered imagination,science and folk lore, monolithic and modern mechanical society exist seamlessly together.
Observe Nano's signature Nanimals and discover not only the sight and colors of a Colombian market place, but a deep respect for life,clearly observed, where everything, even mischievous goat balanced on a pile of cast away tires is amazing~exceeding amazing.
Look closely at Nano's sculpture and you will discover the bright colors of a Colombian market place, animals precariously laden with pots, fruits, vegetables, birds, bees, geckos, Pre-Columbian and contemporary artifacts. Look closer still and discover a deep respect for life, clearly observed, where everything, even a mischievous goat balanced on a pile of cast away tires is amazing.
Take time and marvel at the intricate detail. you could spend hours each and every nuance