Uptown artist, NERD, needs your support!
NERD is an Uptown artist, teacher, mentor, father, and friend. He has been an artist for over thirty years and has contributed numerous murals, pieces, sculptures, and other street-based artworks. He is also a community activist who previously worked with at-risk and street-based youth through La Casa Norte in
Chicago, IL. NERD has lived and fought to manage diabetes for over ten years. His health journey has impacted many facets of his life. Due to being denied health insurance, he is now contending with the pervasive costs of the medical system. NERD has had countless procedures to help him manage his diabetes but is now facing another digit amputation.