About the ArtistNanci has a BFA from the University of Oregon, and an MA/MFA from University of Iowa. She has taught at colleges in Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, and Colorado. When not in the studio, she gardens or volunteers with the local hospice organization.
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About the ArtMy current work is inspired by the fragility, movement and entanglement of layered twining forms. I love the experience of searching for the image in the layers of the work itself, and creating contradictory impulses - approaching and withdrawing -overlapping and pulling apart - density and ethereality - beauty and menace. All images are copyright the artist. No reproduction or use without permission.
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It’s a Saturday, when we were expecting six inches of snow to be on the ground, but no such luck. While I’m ruminating on deeper subjects to write about here, I thought I’d give a glimpse into what’s on the … Continue reading
It always takes a bit of an adjustment. A reset, after finishing up some sort of art event- coordinating one, participating in one, or being one in the case of the recent two day studio tour in town. This feels … Continue reading
The lovely Griffin etching press that I was able to buy years ago (with a professional development grant while teaching ) has been patiently waiting in my basement studio for me to return. This past week, I had to crank … Continue reading
My strategy in this year has been to back off the unnecessary and clear my head….decide if I wanted to keep painting, decide how I would go about that, decide what really intrigued me enough to make work about it. … Continue reading
in the last few weeks, I’ve found my way back to drawing and am playing with various ideas about tangled-ness. Grasses. Vines. Sometimes it moves more toward the more complex and sometimes less is more. But only if the “less” … Continue reading
Now that I’m noodling around more in the studio …drawing more, aimlessly trying things…. I’ve been painting these little gems. Almost like more fully exploring small areas of former paintings. (see industrial landscapes). Lots of layering, painting under, then over. … Continue reading