EDUCATION
Graduate Study in Painting & Drawing, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
BA, Psychology with Fine Arts minor, Simmons College, Boston, MA, graduated with Distinction

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016
WILD/MIND, GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA
Juror: George Lawson, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Brand 44 Works on Paper Annual National Juried Exhibition, Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA
Juror: Laddie John Dill, Artist
Order + Chaos, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA
Juror: Catharine Clark, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Summer National Juried Exhibition, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA
Juror: Brian Gross, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco
8th Annual 50|50, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Juror: Brian Gross, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco
Twenty-seventh International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Inc., New York, NY
Juror: Tumelo Mosaka, Independent Curator, former curator at Krannert Art Museum and Brooklyn Museum
6x6x2016, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
53rd Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
Juror: Holly Hughes, Godin-Spaulding Curator for the Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Impulse, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
3rd Annual Juried Show, Piedmont  Center for the Arts, Piedmont, CA
Juried by Rachel Jans, Assistant Curator, Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Christina Linden, Associate Curator, Painting and Sculpture, Oakland Museum of California 
Aqua: 31st Annual Juried Show, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA
Juror: Susan Snyder, Director, Caldwell Snyder Gallery

2015
reimagining minimalism, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
Juror: Don Soker, Soker Gallery
14th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
3rd Annual Drawn Together: A Celebration of Bay Area Artists, Children’s Fairyland, Oakland, CA
Impulse, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Reaction: 30th Annual Juried Show, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA, Juror: John Seed

2014
Altered Landscapes, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA, juried by Phil Linhares, Chief Curator of the Oakland Museum of California, 1990-2011
50|50, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, juried by Jack Fischer, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco 
Left Coast Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, juried by Jenny Gheith, Assistant Curator, Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA

2013 
Fall National Juried Photography Exhibition, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA,  juried by Jessica Brier, Curatorial Assistant of Photography, SFMOMA
The Art of No, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA,  juried by Kristen Koblik, Professor of Art History, Diablo Valley  College  
Vessels, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA, juried by Larry Rinder, Director of   Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

2012 
Unexpected Ordinary, Concord, CA (solo) 
Social Commentary, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, CA (juried)
Coaxing Matters, Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts,  Oakland, CA (invitational)
Material Culture: The Organic and the Non-Organic, Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA (juried)
Matter! deYoung Museum’s New Generation Student Showcase, San  Francisco, CA (juried)
Left Coast Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, juried by  Michael Schwager, Professor of Art History and Museum Studies, and  Director,  University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University
Take a Chance on Miniatures, Napa Valley Museum, Napa, CA  (juried)

2011 
Gems: Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, Arts Benicia,  Benicia, CA (juried) 
Or the Thing Itself, Concord, CA (solo) 
Artistic Architecture, Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts,  Oakland, CA (juried) 
Beautiful Dissolution, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill  Valley, CA, juried by Sha Sha Higby, Performance Artist and Sculptor
Arts on Fire XV, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, juried by Alison  Gass,  Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA

2010 
One Sheet, One Household, One Month, Concord, CA (solo) 

Awards
Director’s Choice, Twenty-seventh International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Inc., New York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY
MFA Never Archive Project Catalogue, Root Division, 2016
“Arts on Fire XV”, Gale Frances, Dirty Palette, May 2011,  “…implying that size and drama aren’t everything, Nancy Brown’s Dyad #4, [is] a subtle example of figurative minimalism.”
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