Nancy is an artist with innumerable accolades and
awards. She was juried into the prestigious Oil Painters of America.
Later she achieved the Master Signature level of OPA. She was
voted into first place of OPA and honored with the first place
National Award of Excellence. Nancy has also graced the cover
of fine art magazines, notably Southwest Art Magazine on which
she was featured front and center. Most recently she was chosen
to judge fellow OPA members in their prestigious national award
is the highest honor within OPA.
by her close relationship with her children, her tender seaside
moments have garnered numerous awards. Nancy is a gifted artist
who is able to capture not only the feeling of the moment but
also the spirit of the person. Her paintings are timeless and
as stated by one collector This will be passed on to our
children and probably,
one day, on to theirs as well.
grew up in Utah with a mother who was a nurse/poet and a father
who was a schoolteacher as well as a musician. This childhood
fostered an environment of creativity and she remembers it fondly.
She then went on to college but it was cut short by marriage
and a family of her own. Nancy still found time to follow her
passion and eventually she was able to study with Sergei Bongart,
a renowned master Russian painter. These workshops put Nancy
on the path to sold-out exhibitions in Japan and a few select