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Artwork by Nancy Paris Pruden







Recent Blog Posts by Nancy Paris Pruden


Emerald Isle with Sheep
Posted on 7/30/2015 9:19:11 AM

Muzzies flight to Heaven
Posted on 7/19/2015 5:10:36 PM

Lilly Pads
Posted on 7/14/2015 7:39:38 AM

Bluebonnet Sunrise
Posted on 7/12/2015 11:34:30 AM

The Art of Dreaming
Posted on 7/12/2015 11:26:40 AM

Katy Prairie Conservancy
Posted on 6/24/2015 9:12:06 AM

Painting Buddies
Posted on 6/16/2015 10:22:13 AM

Patron of the Arts
Posted on 6/9/2015 8:59:58 AM

View from the Top
Posted on 5/26/2015 8:05:38 AM

Old and Twisted
Posted on 5/19/2015 9:45:20 AM






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Art Galleries Representing Nancy Paris Pruden


Thornwood Gallery
Houston, Texas - 713 528-4278





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Biography

Nancy Paris Pruden, an award winning artist, lives and works in Houston, Texas, where she is represented by Thornwood Gallery, Houston. Growing up in Ft. Worth, Texas, Nancy started painting at a very early age when she won a scholarship to study drawing and later painting at the Experimental Art Program in Ft. Worth. By the time she graduated from high school, she was selling her art and is today shown in many nationally juried shows. Texture and color are her main interests, and she paints from life Alla Prima style in oils.



Graduating from the University of Georgia with a BFA in Painting and Drawing, Nancy continued her training with workshops under David Leffel, Gregg Kreutz, Quang Ho, Carolyn Anderson, and Joe Anna Arnett before attending the Art Students League in New York.



Her recent awards include first place in "Texas & Neighbors Regional Show", third places in the SKB Foundation Show and IAA Show, and an Award of Excellence in the National Oil & Acrylic Painters Show and HCAA Open Show. She was awarded Signature status in ACT (Artists Changing Tomorrow) and is featured in the OPS Plein Air Salon, 2015.



Paris Pruden has participated in many One Woman Shows including:

* Harris Gallery, Houston, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011, * Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Ft. Worth, 2002, * Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, 2001 and * Somoza Simms Gallery, Houston, 2000.

She is represented by Thornwood Gallery in Houston. Nancy has participated in many museum shows including the Ft Worth Museum of Art, El Paso Museum of Art, Museum of the Southwest, Red River Valley Museum, Bosque Conservancy, Homeland Artists Exhibition in Kansas City, Breckenridge Fine Art Center, Mighty 10x10x10 in Tieton, Wyoming, and American Women Artist Show in Virginia. She was also featured in Southwest Art Magazine's August 2013 issue and in Plein Air Magazine in 2015.



Nancy lives in Houston with her husband Terry, and organizes Painting Workshops in France, Italy, Ireland, and Mexico in the summer.





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Upcoming Workshops


Plein Aire Workshop in Utah(350)
Kimbell Art Center, Park City, Utah
8/17/2015-8/19/2015

Plein Aire Oil Painting Workshop I

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

August 17, 18, 19

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

With Nancy Paris Pruden

$350 (10% discount for members of the Kimbell Art Center) + materials list.

Nancy Paris Pruden is an award winning artist from Houston, Texas who has taught workshops in Mexico, France, Ireland, and Italy as well as the U.S. She will be teaching two 3-day workshops in August here in Park City with emphasis on painting Plein Aire. The workshop is open to all levels from experienced artists wanting to expand their knowledge to novice painters looking for a solid foundation in the basics of oil painting.  After a morning introduction with instructional material and a demonstration at the Kimball Art Center, the class will go to various locations near town to paint outdoors, weather permitting. If we are rained out, classes will continue at the Kimball Art Center with photos provided. The workshop will concentrate on composition, color mixing, atmospheric perspective, edges, color temperatures, and values.

Sign up through The Kimbell Art Center: http://www.kimballartcenter.org/art-classes/ 

Phone # 435 649-8882, PO Box 1478, Park City, Utah, 84060

Clink on Kimbell Art Center link, Click on Adult Classes and scroll down to class descriptions. Please sign up as soon as possible because classes are limited to 8 people. Thanks!

 


Nancy Paris Pruden(nancyparispruden@yahoo.com)

Plein Aire Workshop in Utah(350)
Kimbell Art Center, Park City, Utah
8/28/2015-8/30/2015

Plein Aire Oil Painting Workshop II

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

August 28, 29, 30

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

With Nancy Paris Pruden

$350 (10% discount for members) + materials list.

 

Nancy Paris Pruden is an award winning artist from Houston, Texas who has taught workshops in Mexico, France, Ireland, and Italy as well as the US. She will be teaching two 3-day workshops in August here in Park City with emphasis on painting Plein Aire. The workshop is open to all levels from experienced artists wanting to expand their knowledge to novice painters looking for a solid foundation in the basics of oil painting.  After a morning introduction with instructional material and a demonstration at the Kimball Art Center, the class will go to various locations near town to paint outdoors, weather permitting. If we are rained out classes will continue at the Kimball Art Center with photos provided. The workshop will concentrate on composition, color mixing, atmospheric perspective, edges, color temperatures, and values.

Sign up at The Kimbell Art Center: http://www.kimballartcenter.org/art-classes/

PO Box 1478, Park City, Utah, 84060  Phone # 435-649-8882

Click on Kimbell Art Center link, then click on Adult Classes. Then scroll down to Class discriptions. Please sign up as soon as possible because classes are limited to 8 people. Thanks!

 


Nancy Paris Pruden(nancyparispruden@yahoo.com)




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