About the ArtistNanci has a BFA from the University of Oregon, and an MA/MFA from University of Iowa. In addition to being a practicing artist since 1988, she has taught at colleges in Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, and Colorado. When not in the studio, you can find her in the garden, or volunteering around town.
About the ArtI love the challenge of 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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Working in the basement on a rainy day seems like good cause for ruminating, while I keep myself on task. Author Daniel Pink says he believes in the simple action of showing up- working brick by brick. .. how taking … Continue reading
As mentioned in the previous post, my next project was a commission for the soon to be finished Exempla St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. Earlier this year, they accepted submissions from artists for 10 very prominent large spaces on each … Continue reading
I’ve been working in my home studio for about 2 years now- and enjoy several things about it. •No rent. •More space. •Obviously closer to home- I can go work anytime- for hours or 15 critical minutes. •I can do … 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
Many artists around the country have had the distinct opportunity to participate in a Creative Capital Professional Development Weekend. And this last weekend was my chance. (big shout-out to Beet Street for bringing in a second annual one) The presenters, … Continue reading