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NANCY SMELTZER

NANCY SMELTZER

Artist Work

Circles of Black, Circles of White 3
2011
Textiles - art quilts
23"W x 28.75"T x 1"D
Circles of Black, Circles of White 1
2010
textiles - art quilts
24.75" W x 28"T x 1"D
Circles of Black, Circles of White 3 - Detail
2011
textiles - art quilts
full piece = 23"W x 28.75"T x 1"D
Circles of Black, Circles of White 5
2010
textiles - art quilts
24.25"W x 27.25"T x 1"D
Japanese Irises
2009
textiles -art quilts
29"W x 31"T x 1"D
Angels of Darkness, Angels of Light
2006
textiles - art quilts
30"w x 28.5"T x 1"D

Artist Information

County
Howard County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2012

Artist Statement

I have been a professional art quilter since 1981 and pour my passion for the medium into my heavily embellished contemporary art quilts. I adore buttons and beads and cover the surfaces of my pieces extensively.

Artist Bio

EDUCATION:
-BA in Studio Art, University of MD, College Park; 1972.
-Equivalent degree in Biology.
-MFA in Art Teacher Education, Maryland Institute,
College of Art, Baltimore, MD; 1978.

COLLECTIONS IN WHICH MY WORK APPEARS:
-American Embassy in Oman
-Private collection, Jan Marley, V.P., Proctor & Gamble,
South America, Caracas, Venezuela.
-Rice Collection, Vienna, VA.
-Ambassador & Mrs. Thomas Siebert, American Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden.EDUCATION:
-BA in Studio Art, University of MD, College Park; 1972.
-Equivalent degree in Biology.
-MFA in Art Teacher Education, Maryland Institute,
College of Art, Baltimore, MD; 1978.

COLLECTIONS IN WHICH MY WORK APPEARS:
-American Embassy in Oman
-Private collection, Jan Marley, V.P., Proctor & Gamble,
South America, Caracas, Venezuela.
-Rice Collection, Vienna, VA.
-Ambassador & Mrs. Thomas Siebert, American Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden.EDUCATION:
-BA in Studio Art, University of MD, College Park; 1972.
-Equivalent degree in Biology.
-MFA in Art Teacher Education, Maryland Institute,
College of Art, Baltimore, MD; 1978.

COLLECTIONS IN WHICH MY WORK APPEARS:
-American Embassy in Oman
-Private collection, Jan Marley, V.P., Proctor & Gamble,
South America, Caracas, Venezuela.
-Rice Collection, Vienna, VA.
-Ambassador & Mrs. Thomas Siebert, American Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden.