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Nancy Wallace
Charlottesvile, VA

About the Artist

When she moved to Virginia in 1996, Nancy Wallace embraced the state’s beautiful landscape as her primary subject. Since, she has expanded her reach to incorporate North Carolina, Vermont and Florida. Weather permitting, she paints on site ("plein air":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plein_air), seeking to capture not just the visual elements in a scene – the trees, the mountains, the roads, the rivers – but her personal interpretation of it. . She also paints figures and still life compositions.

Nancy’s paintings are exhibited at galleries in Virginia and North Carolina and can be found i…

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About the Artist

When she moved to Virginia in 1996, Nancy Wallace embraced the state’s beautiful landscape as her primary subject. Since, she has expanded her reach to incorporate North Carolina, Vermont and Florida. Weather permitting, she paints on site ("plein air":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plein_air), seeking to capture not just the visual elements in a scene – the trees, the mountains, the roads, the rivers – but her personal interpretation of it. . She also paints figures and still life compositions.

Nancy’s paintings are exhibited at galleries in Virginia and North Carolina and can be found in business and private collections all over the United States.

She received her B.S. degree in Art Education from Case Western Reserve University and a Master’s in Art Education from the University of Illinois. She has participated in classes and workshops led by master painters including Kevin Macpherson, Ken Auster and Rick Weaver. She is a member of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters, the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association and an associate member of the Oil Painters of America.

Artist’s Work

Warm winter coat
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Warm Winter Coat

By Nancy Wallace

Glimpse of bayview ave
Nancy wallace

Glimpse of Bay View Ave.

By Nancy Wallace

Reading time
Nancy wallace

Reading time

By Nancy Wallace

Wildflower patches 2
Nancy wallace

Wildflower-Patches

By Nancy Wallace

While it lasts
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While it Lasts

By Nancy Wallace

Dunes
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November, Navarre Beach

By Nancy Wallace

Keswick wildflowers
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keswick wildflowers

By Nancy Wallace

Walk
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Walk

By Nancy Wallace

Relaxing in red
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Relaxing in Red

By Nancy Wallace

End of day
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End of the Day

By Nancy Wallace

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2 Person Show at Speak Language Center
    Charlottesville, VA, 2010
  • International Landscape Show at Art League Gallery
    Alexandria, VA, 2006
  • Solo show at Sage Moon Gallery
    Charlottesville, VA, 2006

Press and Accolades

  • First place winner, cash award, at the "Out and About Norfolk, Plein-Air Paintout"
    October 2010
  • Finalist, Fine Art Views, Bold Brush Painting Competition
    September 2010
  • Elan Magazine, feature article, including painting on cover
    October 2003

Education

  • University of Illinois, M.A. in Art Education
    Chicago, IL 
  • Case Western Reserve University, B.S. in Art Education
    Cleveland, OH