Artist Resume

Nancy Rice Early
Born: Nancy Ann Kidd
5518 Hurd Rd, Erie, Il 61250
815-601-2045
nancy@nancyearly.com
www.nancyearly.com

Education:

1998 BA, Computer Video Imaging, Valedictorian, Cogswell Polytechnical College, Sunnyvale, CA
1990  AA, Studio Art, El Camino College, Torrance, CA

Grants:

2009 Center for Cultural Innovation, Encouragement Grant

Selected Solo Exhibits:

2013 “Yesterday and Tomorrow” a 20yr retrospective, Geneseo Art League, Geneseo, IL
2012 Coffee Emporium, Cedar Rapids, IA
2009 “Elemental Abstractions”, Canyon Coffee, Redwood City, CA
2008 La Crema Coffee Roasting, San Jose, CA
2007 “The Abstracted Landscape”, Gregory Kate Gallery, San Jose, CA
Tied House Restaurant, San Jose, CA
2006 Mt. View Performing Art Center, Mt. View, CA
Curves, Sunnyvale, CA
Mission City Roasting Company, Santa Clara, CA
2005 Hotel California, Palo Alto, CA
“The Abstracted Landscape and a Dozen Roses”,
Gallery 9, Los Altos, CA
2004 SD Biosciences, San Jose, CA
2001 Norton Studio, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA

Gallery Exhibits and Representation:

2014-16 Hudson River Gallery, Iowa City, IA
David Smith Studio and Gallery, Geneseo, Il
2013 Hudson River Gallery, Iowa City, IA
bGallery, Burlington, IA
The ARTery, Rock Island, IL
2012 Star Dog Gallery, Bucktown Artist Center,
Davenport, IA
2007-08 Gregory Kate Gallery, San Jose, CA
2005 Gallery One, One Embarcadero Center, SF, CA
2004-05 Gallery 9, 143 Main Street, Los Altos, CA
2002-03 The Great Frame Up, Los Altos, CA
1997-98 Eriksen Gallery and Frame, Half Moon Bay, CA
1994-95 Galerie Genese, San Mateo, CA

Selected Group Exhibits and Awards

2016 Rock Island Artist Market, Rock Island, IL
2014 Live @ Five, River Music Experience, Davenport, IA
2013 Art is Popping up Everywhere, Boozies Bar & Grill,
Davenport, IA
Venus Envy, Bucktown Center for the Arts,
Davenport, IA
Mississippi River Valley Art Drive, Phil’s Art Place,
Cleveland, IL
2012-13 Early Bird Coffee Shop, Cedar Rapids, IA
Gallery Hop, Rock Island, IL
2011-13 Geneseo Art League, Geneseo, IL
2011 Grand Detour Arts Festival, Grand Detour, IL
Mississippi River Valley Art Drive, Erie, IL
2010 Art on the Hill – Art Auction for Rock River Center,
Oregon, IL
Oswego Art Fair, Oswego, IL
Fields Project Field Sculptor and Art Show, Oregon, IL
Art 4 Arts Sake, painting day and auction, Dixon, IL
Grand Detour Arts Festival, Grand Detour, IL
Yorkville Library, Yorkville, IL
2009 Saratoga Rotary Art Show, Saratoga, CA
SNAIL Community Arts Fair, Sunnyvale, CA
2008 “Taste of Saratoga”, Town Festival, Saratoga, CA
Blues Bash, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
“Love”, Gregory Kate Gallery, San Jose, CA
Summer Solstice, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2007 Blues Bash, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Art on the Square, Redwood City, CA
AvArtFest, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2006 Silicon Valley Open Studios, Santa Clara, CA
AvArtFest, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2005 Los Altos Arts & Crafts Fair, Los Altos, CA
ARTWORKS Art Festival, Carmel Valley, CA
“Abstractions”, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
AvArtFest, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2005 “Paint the Town History”, Main Street Cafe and Books,
Los Altos, CA
2004 “Paint the Town Lifestyles”, Main Street Cafe and
Books, Los Altos, CA
“New Beginnings”, Gallery 9, Los Altos, CA
“Los Altos Art Club Annual Juried Show”, Los Altos,
CA – Second Place
“Shadow and Light Show”, Pacific Art League, Palo
Alto, CA – First Place
2002 AVArtFest, Santa Clara, CA – Award of Excellence
2001 “The Road Less Traveled”, Pacific Art League, Palo
Alto, CA – First Place
2000 Alliance of Visual Artists, Fine Arts Festival, Santa
Clara, CA – Award of Excellence
1998 Napa Valley Wine Festival, Napa, CA – First Place
1996 Alumni Show, Taking the Leap, Emeryville,CA
1987 Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA

Public Art:

2011 Park West Splash Pad and Park – Rock River
Watershed Mosaic and Rock Runnel, Park West, Oregon, IL>
2010 Historical Mural Painting 32’ x 8’, Installed on Midland
States Bank building, Rt. 2, Oregon, IL

Teaching and Workshops:

2012-16 Private lessons in painting, Early Studios,  Erie, IL
2013 2 day workshop. “Exploring Fluid Acrylics”, Geneseo
Art League, Geneseo, IL
2009 2 Teen workshops and shows, Works/San Jose,
San Jose, CA
Acrylic painting demonstration, Saratoga Art Club,
Saratoga, CA
2004-08 Multiple acrylic painting demonstrations throughout the Bay Area, CA
2004-06 “Explorations in Acrylic”  Instructor, Pacific Art
League, Palo Alto, CA
2003-09 Private instruction in painting and drawing,
Sunnyvale, CA
2001-04 Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor Instructor,
Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA

Publications and Media:

2010 “Community Mural – Bringing the Past to the Present”,
Oregon Park District Newsletter, Nov 11
Kokopelli field sculpture for the Fields Project front
page feature, Oregon Republican Reporter, July1,
Oregon, IL
Art 4 Arts Sake, feature picture of painting in process,
Sauk Valley News, Dixon, Il
2009 “Crafts for Cash” interview, Silicon Valley Community
Newspapers, Sunnyvale, CA<
2006 Pick of the Week, Artsopolis.com in conjunction with Solo Show at Mt View Performing Arts Center, CA
“The Painting with Lynn Show: with Nancy Rice, fluid Acrylic Painting”, 2 TV segments for Channel 26, Pacifica, CA
2005 Paint the Town Lifestyles Calendar, Los Altos, CA
“Landscapes in the Abstract” review, Los Altos Town
Crier, Los Altos, CA

Affiliations:

2011-13 Geneseo Art League, Geneseo, IL2010Kendall County Art Guild, Yorkville, Il –VP of Exhibits,
Yorkville, IL
Fields Project Committee member, Oregon, IL
2009-10 Silicon Valley Artists Collaborative, San Jose, CA
2009 Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society, San Jose, CA
2008 Business of Art, Center for Cultural Innovation, SJ, CA
1999-06 Pacific Art League member, Palo Alto, CA
2005 Los Altos Visual Arts, Art’s Alive committee member,
Los Altos, CA

Private Collectors

(partial by region)

Alyssa Woodburn, Silvas, IL Sue Dahl, Geneseo, IL (2 paintings) John Cox, Davenport, IA
Jeff Boaz, Davenport, IA Angie Chapman, Rock Island, IL Liz Pollock Avenia, Davenport, IA
Virginia Sears (2 paintings), Geneseo, IL Kathy Nelson, Geneseo, IL Kathy Jordon, Geneseo, IL
Pat Bereskin, Davenport, IA Merecides Ruchti, Oregon, IL April Byerhoff (1 painting, 1 mural), Oregon, IL
Valerie Pickel, Oregon, IL Doug Iverson, Cambridge, IL Jean Reising, Oswego, IL
Sara J Low Olsen, Madison, WI Brandy Early, Troy, TN Susannah Munroe Wilson, Atlanta, GA
Nancy Siegel, Austin, TX Kelly Flower Pederson, Missoula, MT Sharon Bates (2), Roseburg, OR
Janice Claire-Johnson (3 paintings), Morgan Hill, CA Natalie Ruhe, San Francisco, CA
Mark Seagal (2 paintings), San Carlos, CA Ruhi Alikhan (2 paintings), Campbell, CA Sandy and John Sullivan (4 paintings) San Jose, CA
Jane Rice (4 paintings) Cupertino, CA Agnes Hamilton (2 paintings), San Jose, CA John Wallbrink, Palo Alto, CA
Galen Hu, Los Altos Hills, CA Barb Detlor, San Mateo, CA Nancy Spengler, San Jose, CA
Jim and Jeanne Dusan, San Jose, CA Jeff Powell, Felton, CA Jay deWolf, Burlingame, CA
Elizabeth Cordoza (3 paintings) Petaluma, CA Miranda McGowan, San Diego, CA
Kathryn Fitzsimmons, Wollongong, Australia Paula Scorrola (2 paintings), Sydney, Australia

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