“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.