“Color is light. The quality of a surface manipulates the way light is reflected, refracted or absorbed. In my work, I use the language of color and form to experience resonance with something I do not know yet believe is real.” — Nancy Brown
Nancy Brown was born in Dallas, Texas in 1961. She earned a B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting from the University of North Texas in 2004. She received the Katherine Rigsby Dougin Scholarship Award from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. She received her M.F.A. in 2006. Nancy is associated with the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas art scene by her work being shown at notable venues including The Contemporary Dallas, The 500X Gallery, Craighead-Green Gallery, Mighty Fine Arts, Hawn Gallery, Plush Art, and the University of Texas at Dallas. In 2009 and 2012, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center invited Brown to create site-specific installations and exhibit her work on canvas. Brown’s graphite drawings on paper were represented by Russell Tether Fine Art at the Dallas Art Fair. Brown received a Juror’s Award in the “5th National Juried Exhibition” at Axis Gallery in Sacramento, California.
Nancy Brown lives and works in Austin, Texas. In her studio practice, Brown works in acrylic and mixed media to share her experience of resonance with the relationship of color to form. Brown has two grown sons; Cameron is a percussionist, alumni of UNT and FSU who teaches, writes and performs music. Branden who graduated from UNT’s School of Music, is a professional jazz saxophonist and candidate for a Masters of Music from USC.