Nathan Gorgen is a painter, mixed media, and installation artist working in Columbus, Ohio. Originally from Poughkeepsie, NY, Nathan moved to Baltimore, Maryland to study at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Nathan Recently completed his Master of Fine Arts degree at the Columbus College of Art and Design, where he focused primarily on installation. His work there explored the conceptual implications of faux finishing and other decorative architectural practices, and how their artifice parallels many other illusions we experience as part of our everyday culture. His latest work introduces an interactive element that explores how the audience perceives their surroundings, both in the physical and digital realms.