Nancy M. Stark NWS
Biography
Education
BA, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
M. Ed., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

I have studied with George James, Carrie Brown, Morris Shubin, Mary Todd,
Beam, Janet Walsh, Miles Batt, Carla O'Connor, Jean Grastorf, Mary Ann
Beckwith, Judi Betts, Carole Barnes, and Karlyn Holman.
Recent Awards
Best in Show
-40th Anniversary Award of Excellence
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Show, 2008

Bendann Art Gallery Award
-Mid-Atlantic Watermedia Show, 2008

Award of Distinction
-Virginia Watercolor Society, 2008

First Place - Art Museum of Western Virginia
-Sidewalk Art Show, 2008

Lou Pinto Memorial Award
-Central Virginia Watercolor Society, 2008

Best in Show
-New River Art Show, 2007

Award of Merit
-Virginia Watercolor Society, 2007

Second Place
-Smith Mountain Lake Art Show, 2007

Third Place
-Gallery West, 10th Annual National Juried Show, 2007

Honorable Mention
-Dimensions, Winston Salem, NC, 2007

Best in Show
First Place, Oil and Acrylics

- Virginia Fall Foliage Festival, 2006

Award of Excellence
-Art Museum of Western Virginia
Roanoke City Art Show, 2006

Best in Show
-Smith Mountain Lake Art Show, 2006

Best in Show
-Central Virginia Watercolor Guild Show, 2006

Airfloat System, Inc. Award
-National Watercolor Society Show, 2006

Jack Richeson Gold Palette Award
-National Show, Southport, NC, 2006

2nd place
-Art Museum of Western Virginia
Sidewalk Art Show, 2006

3rd place
-Dimensions, Winston-Salem, NC, 2006

Honorable Mention
-Virgina Highlands Festival,2006

Best in Show
- Smith Mountain Lake Arts Council Show, 2005

First Place, Watercolor
- Virginia Fall Foliage Festival, 2005

First Place, Watercolor
- Art Museum of Western Virginia
Sidewalk Art Show, 2005

Honorable Mention
- Southern Watercolor Society Show, 2005

Judges Choice
- 40th Annual Bath County Art Show, 2004

Central Virginia Watercolor Guild
Members Award, 2004


Honorable Mention
- Seventh Annual National Art Exhibition, 2004

Second Place Watercolor
- Virginia Fall Foliage Festival, 2003

Third Place
- Smith Mountain Lake Arts Council Show, 2003

Nell Byers Honorary Award of Excellence
- Nelson Fine Arts Gallery Show, 2003

Award of Distinction
- Virginia Highlands Festival, 2003

Bowles Award for Watercolor
- 39th Annual Bath County Art Show, 2003

Elinor Hopkins Award
- 39th Annual Bath County Art Show, 2003
Collections and Publications
Fifteen Best Paintings of 2008, Watercolor Artist February, 2009

Getting Down the Essentials, Watercolor Magazine, Winter, 2007

My artwork is included in the collection of Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Augusta Medical Center and numerous private collections.

A painting "Two Yellow Rockers" was selected to appear in Best of Watercolor: Painting Light and Shadow published by Rockport Publishers. Another painting "Yesterday's News" graces the cover of Remembrances, a published collection of newspaper columns from Rockingham County, Virginia.