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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Come visit me during the tour at STUDIO #37 – it’s FREE Saturday and Sunday Sept. 29th 10-5. & Sept. 30 12-5 For a map and more information Here’s where you can find my studio Everybody out of the drawers! Featuring 30 … Continue reading
Special events volunteer job finished – check! Finished helping a former student with her 5th grade art students’ “trash animals”- check! Garden pretty much planted – check! Studio intern on board – check! Now, on to getting paintings finished, framed, … 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
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
I’m not normally one to ask for help…part of the lineage of work-ethic Protestantism, no doubt. I’m not normally prone to getting other people to do things for me like mowing the lawn, helping me get places, cleaning the house, … Continue reading
well, parts of it. As you can see, I love to erase. Actually, I think of it more as drawing with a skinny stick of rubber. I just bought a new little gizmo that holds these round white erasers in … 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
all these years, I had assumed that painting with oils and paint thinner in the basement was a recipe for stinking up the rest of the house… but come to find out- not so! At least if I keep the … Continue reading