Nancy McTague-Stock was a Fellowship Recipient for post-graduate work at The Slade School of Art at the University of London in Experimental Drawing. She received an MFA from The Art Institute of Boston in Visual Studies in New Media. She holds an Advanced Marketing Strategy Certificate from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, and a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Metalsmithing and Textiles, with specialty training in ancient jewelry techniques from the Kulicke Stark Academy for Jewelry Art in New York with Bob Kulicke.
Nancy is a well-respected teacher and mentor. She has designed global artistic exchanges and outreach programs, created commissioned, community-focused, interactive installations for art centers and schools. She has also designed community participation projects, working with students and artists from young to old. A periodic lecturer about contemporary art, environment and culture, Nancy has served for over twenty-five years as an artists’ mentor, teacher, arts writer, curator and juror for many academic, private and public institutions for exhibitions, including The Prince of Wales Foundation in the UK.
Ms. McTague-Stock has been the recipient of many awards, residencies, grants and fellowships. Her work has been exhibited in group exhibitions at over ten museums, solo/group shows in galleries and universities in Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, Great Britain, Ireland, Latvia, New Zealand, Portugal, Serbia and in the U.S., from Los Angeles to New York. Nancy’s work has appeared in such publications as Art World News, The New York Times, Studio Visit Magazine, Plein Air Magazine, Art New England Magazine, Hearst Media, The Woven Tale Press, VCU Arts, CBS Connecticut, Connecticut Post, Richmond Arts Magazine, Lakeville Journal, EastCoast Home & Design, New England Home, Moffly Media, and VENU Magazine, among others. Her work is collected by private and public institutions worldwide, including acquisitions of her work by Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., The Douro Museum Printmaking Biennial Collection in Portugal and The Chateau Orquevaux Permanent Collection in France.
“ I credit my early exposure to environmental experiences as the impetus for my lifelong artistic focus on the natural world.”