Driven by the notion that artwork can contribute to a healing environment, Nancy Conrad has successfully established herself as a renowned leader in the art world. After winning a full scholarship through the Museum of Fine Arts Houston as a second-grader, Ms. Conrad undoubtedly grew to become one of the industry’s most prominent artists. She fostered her passion for the arts by immersing herself in the field all the way through college. Ms. Conrad double majored in art history and painting at Randolph College, where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She served as an art teacher at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Additionally, Ms. Conrad was a volunteer art consultant for the Spring Branch Independent School District, and is now a private studio art teacher.
Inspired by the historic work of Japanese and Chinese painters, Ms. Conrad’s oil paintings emit a feeling of serenity. Her collections have been heavily displayed in Texas and Montana, as her private studios are located in the cities of Houston and Kalispell, respectively. Galleries such as El Paso Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Abilene Fine Arts Museum and the Alley Theatre in Houston have gladly welcomed Ms. Conrad’s work to be showcased to the public. Notably, Ms. Conrad has participated in group shows and touring shows. Most recently, her work was featured in a two-person show at the Harris Gallery in Houston in May 2010. From 2007 to 2009, her paintings were spotlighted at the Mayor’s Art Exhibition at the City Hall Annex. In 2016, Ms. Conrad continued to exercise her passion for her profession through her membership with American Fine Arts for Health Care.
In recognition of her achievements and contributions to the arts, Ms. Conrad has been featured in Marquis Who’s Who in American Art an impressive 14 times, and she is the recipient of the Foley Award by Foley’s of Houston and the Purchase Award by the El Paso Museum of Art.
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