Nancy Seamons Crookston
Oil painter Nancy Seamons Crookston
is a multi award winning painter who has been recognized by her
peers and national magazines.
Nancy's love of children, the
ocean and color is apparent in her art. She aims to draw in the
viewer and make them feel that life is good.
Her paintings are often described as peaceful and calming.
The California based painter is attracted to the human figure
in moments of stillness and reflection. She loves to capture
glimpses of tenderness between mother and child and the innocence
of children engaged in quite play.
Nancy has long been drawn to
the Old World feel of the European countryside. To suggest this
quality of a simpler time, Crookston sometimes dresses models-often
her own daughters and grandchildren-in the colorful scarves and
long dresses of country peasants.
On other occasions, wonderful
painting ideas walk up to here, like the time her young granddaughter
came into the artist's room, sat on the bed and started reading
In 2002, the Nancy Seamons Crookston
was inducted to the Oil Painter's of America as a master signature
member in honor of the wide recognition of her art, prints and
Nancy Seamons Crookston's early
training for her art, prints and posters includes five summers
studying with Russian artist Sergei Bongart in Thornton, Idaho. These workshops put
Nancy on the path to sold-out exhibitions in Japan and a few
select U.S. galleries.