“I’d made artwork all my life, but I’d never really considered myself an artist,” Walt Nygard, studio manager of Frontline Arts and a veteran, told Fox News. “I always had jobs. But I am an artist. I can say that, in all honesty.”
Nygard’s journey began in 2011 when he was handed a piece of “combat paper” and he knew he was holding something special.
The Marine veteran who served in Vietnam and trained as an artist said he “immediately