2016 Artist in Residency
Nancy Grace Horton holds an MFA in Visual Arts from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, now Lesley University College of Art and Design, and has been working as a freelance photographer and educator for over 20 years. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including Artists Entrepreneurial Grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, where she is also an Arts in Education Rostered Artist. She has been featured on Boston Chronicle and in several solo shows including NESOP’s Garner Center, Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery, Engine Art Gallery, Merrimack College McCoy Art Gallery and The Griffin Museum of Photography. Horton is known for her work that engages her viewers in Feminist dialog. She lives between Maine and New Hampshire and takes yearly visits to rural Mexico where she also conducts her photo-based cultural exchange projects for kids called Learning to See that also explores gender roles using photography and book making. She is known locally for her popular photo book “Portsmouth”.