Passages: Paintings by Nancy Newman Rice

October 31 – December 8, 2023

Windows 1, 2022, oil on canvas on panel, 30″ x 30″ (above)

Nancy Newman Rice was born in New York City and was educated at Cornell University (BFA with honors) and at Washington University (MFA). She has received awards that include a National Endowment for the Arts/MMA Fellowship for painting, Artist’s Residency Award at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, and nominations for a Tiffany Award and an AVA Award in the Visual Arts. Newman Rice has exhibited her work internationally and has had solo exhibitions in both galleries and museums. Her work is included in public and private collections in the U.S. and abroad. Newman Rice has also written articles and reviews for national arts magazines including The New Art ExaminerAmerican Craft, and The St. Louis Post Dispatch, as well as catalog essays for artists’ exhibitions. She took early retirement from Maryville University, St. Louis MO, where she taught painting for 34 years and was the director of Studio Art.