June 14 - 17, 2021 - Sonoran Arts League Youth Visual Arts Summer Camp. I had so much fun with these kiddos. They learned color theory and color mixing using paper, clay, and watercolor. You can learn more about the Arts League Education programs and upcoming workshops at www.sonoranartsleague.org
June, 2021 - Exhibiting CAPTRUST Community Gallery. Excited and honored to be a featured artist in the Summer gallery exhibit, sponsored by SAACA and hosted by Captrust. Check it out the online Virtual Tour at https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=tMNteyh3BJa
September 24, 2020 - GUEST ON AZ CREATES! Watch AZ Creates! on YouTube on Sept. 24 at 7 pm pacific when I will be interviewed on this new twice-monthly web series to highlight creatives in Arizona! The show will also be available on-demand anytime after that date. Check it out at https://is.gd/AZCreates.
September 18, 2020 - 66 Artists offering 189 pieces of fine art in all mediums and price ranges have come together to support World Central Kitchen (www.wck.org). Beginning September 20th and running through September 27th, you can bid on award-winning fine art. This auction has NO RESERVES and shipping is free in the continental 48 US states. Collect some beautiful and affordable fine art while at the same time helping us provide funding to World Central Kitchen to feed those in need during this difficult time.
Sign up NOW to view and bid at www.is.gd/fall2020auction
July 6, 2020 - What fun I am having teaching the Veterans at the Sonoran Arts League FREE weekly Veteran Workshops! I did my first workshop on July 2nd using Mixed Media Collage and we had a ball. I will be doing more workshops with the Veterans on the following dates. July 30th, August 6th, September 3rd, October 15th, and December 3rd.
If you are a Veteran in the Phoenix area come join us every Thursday. There are two sessions, starting times are 10 am and Noon. You will need to email or call 480-575-6224 to register. The Arts League is following all CDC and local government requirements. A mask must be worn to participate. You can get more information at https://www.sonoranartsleague.org/veteran_art_program.php
July 3, 2020 - I'm honored to announce I have 3 beautifully framed giclees juried into the Sonoran Arts League Desert Creatures Pop Up Show. The show takes place at the Sonoran Arts League Center for the Arts in Stagecoach Village, Cave Creek, AZ. The show runs from July 3rd through July 27th. Come join me for the Artist Opening Event on July 10th from 5 pm to 8 pm. Please wear a mask.
June 25, 2020 - With the success of the Creative Connections Spring Fine Art Online Auction, I'm excited to announce the Call for Art for the upcoming Fall 2020 Fine Art Online Auction! The auction art submission is open to all fine art artists in the US and Canada. The deadline for submission is August 9, 2020. The Fall 2020 auction will run from September 20 - 27, 2020.
To submit go to www.creativeconnectionsfineart.com
May 1, 2020 - I'm honored and excited to announce I was jury selected into this month-long online show with NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery in Saranac Lake, NY. Saranac Lake is an hour from my hometown of Massena, NY and I am thrilled to be among some very talented and well-known artists. The show runs from June 1st through June 30th, 2020. You can visit the online show at .
May 1,2020 - Now more than ever, Independent Artists need vehicles to be found to enable them to share their gift of art! The world is searching for uplifting beauty. A new idea was born! Nancy's background as an Executive Alliance Manager at IBM led her to create her new marketing arm of Joyful Art, called Creative Connections. The mission is simple, bring Artists and Buyers together. Her first two endeavors have been to establish an Artist Friends' Gallery on her website and to launch a Fine Art Online Auction.
May 1,2020 - Nancy is excited to announce she has been chosen as a Featured Artist, through jury selection, for a one year online residency with Camelback Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona.
March 7, 2020 - Truly blessed! I received 3rd place at the Desert Ridge Plein Air Painting Festival from among 40 painters. What an honor. My finished painting will be hanging in the Gallery at Desert Ridge.
March 4, 2020 - New Gift Items now available in my Etsy store! Beautiful glass cutting boards and slate displays with my paintings. Perfect for housewarming, engagement, wedding and Mother's Day gifts. Follow my store for additional new gift items to come. Click the image to be redirected to my store.
February 21, 2020 - Exciting news for those who want to dabble in paint! On Tuesday, March 17th and March 31st from 2 - 4 pm, I will be instructing basic paining techniques in acrylic at The Cottage, at The Infinite Finds Location in Cave Creek. 6032 E Cave Creek Rd
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