Nancy Howe

DOB: 11/17/50
3916 Mad Tom Road
East Dorset, VT 05253
Phone: 802.362.2244


BA Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT; cum laud 1973

Richard Schmid/ Burton Silverman workshop,
Loveland Academy, Loveland, CO


1997, 1999-2000, 2002, 2004, 2014-2017 Western Visions

2000, 2005 “Wildlife Art for a New Century”, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY

2002-2005, 2009-2017 Oil Painters of America, National Exhibition

2014 Oil Painters of America Masters Only Exhibition

2014, 2016, 2017 Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition

2009-2016 Oil Painters of America, Eastern Regional Exhibition

1991, 1993-1996, 1998-2017 “Birds in Art”

1990, 1993 “Wildlife the Artist’s View”, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI

2012-2013 Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art, hosted by the Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2001-2013 International Masters of Fine Art Invitational, International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art; Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX

1993-2006, 2010, 2011 “Art and the Animal”, Society of Animal Artists, Annual Juried Exhibition and National Tour

1996, 1997, 1999-2006, 2010-2015 “Art of the Animal Kingdom”, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT

2010 American Women Artists Show and Juried Competition, Southwest Gallery, Dallas, TX

1998-1999, 2003, 2010-2012 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, Charleston, SC

2003-2004 “IV Centuries of Birds” Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont, Palm Beach FL, NYC

2001 Manchester Invitational Exhibition, Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT

1999, 2001, 2004, 2005 American Academy of Women Artists, Annual Exhibition

1996-2003 “Great American Artists”, Cincinnati, OH

1994-2000 “Artists of America”, Denver Rotary Club, Denver, CO

1987, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997 National Park Academy of the Arts: “Arts for the Parks” National Tour, Jackson, WY

1999, 2000 “American Art in Miniature”, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK;

1998, 2000, 2001 “American Miniatures”, Settler’s West Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2000 “Wildlife Discovery”; Trailside Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ

2000 Middlebury College Bicentennial Exhibition, Sheldon Museum, Middlebury, VT

1996-2000 “Fall Classics Show”, Elko, MN, Ponderosa Art Gallery, Hamilton, MT



Oil Painters of America, Master Signature Member

Society of Animal Artists, Signature Member

Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT

Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT

The Bennington Collective, Bennington Center for the Arts, Founding Member



Wildlife Art: Sixty Contemporary Masters and Their Work, Portfolio Press, Joan Pursley, 2001, contributing artist.

Illustrations for the book, Working With Your Woodland, by Mollie Beattie, Charles Thompson and Lynn Levine; 1983

The Best of Wildlife Art 1 & 2, North Light Books, 1997, 99; contributing artist

Art from the Parks, North Light Books, 2000: contributing artist

Wildlife Art, Rockport Publishers, 1999; contributing artist



2017 Donor's Award of Excellence Master Signature Division, Oil Painters of America 26th National Juried Exhibition

2013 Master Signature Member designation Oil Painters of America

2013 International Artist Merit Award, Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art, hosted by the Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2011 Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, Addison Galleries, Orleans, MA

2010 Award of Recognition, American Women Artists Show and Juried Competition, hosted by Southwest Gallery, Dallas, TX

2009 Gold Medal/ Best in Show Award, Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Corse Gallery & Atelier, Jacksonville, FL

2009 Fine Art Studio Online Award of Excellence, 18th Annual Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Sage Creek Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005 Birds in Art Master Wildlife Artist, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI

2003 American National Award of Excellence, Grand Prize, Oil Painters of America 12th Annual National Exhibition; Nichols Taos Fine Art Gallery, Taos, New Mexico

2006, 2005, 2001, 1999 Best-in-Show; Juror’s Choice Awards 2004, 2006, American Academy of Women Artists

2006 Artist-in-Residence, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY

2001 International Masters Award and Patron’s Choice Award; International Masters of Fine Art Invitational, International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art,  Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art, San Antonio, TX

2000 “Art of the Animal Kingdom”, Artist’s Choice Award, Featured Artist, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT

1998 Special Guest Artist, 1999 Featured Artist, Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

“Arts for the Parks”, Jackson, WY
1992 Founder’s Favorite Award
1994, 1997 Region I winner
1987, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997 Top 100

1995 Middlebury College, Alumni Achievement Award.

Society of Animal Artists, “Art and the Animal”
1993 Wildlife Art News Award
1993 Activities Press Printer’s Award
1995, 1996, 2001 Award of Excellence.

1990 Federal Duck Stamp Winner, U.S. Department of the Interior



National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY

R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI

John & Alice Woodson Forester Miniature Collection, “Natural Wonders”, Wausau, WI

Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO

Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT

Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ



April 2014 For the Love of Oils, Art of the West, May/June 2014:
included artist

December 2009 American Art Collector
Artist Focus: Nancy Howe, "Quiet Presence"

December 2004 Vol 12, No. 8, “Gallery Tour”, Cowboys and Indians

January-February 2004 “The Sky’s the Limit”, Wildlife Art.

June 2003 “Renaissance Woman” Southwest Art Magazine

June 2003 Vol. 2 No.1 Wildscape; a Journal of Wildlife Art and Conservation; “The Art of Nancy Howe”, “Step by Step”

2000 The Duck Stamp Story, Krause Publications

June 2000 “Wildlife Art for a New Century” Southwest Art

Sept-Oct 2000 “Pushing the Envelope: The Widening World of Women in Art”, Wildlife Art

Spring 1998 “Altogether Howe”, Stratton Magazine

Summer 1997 “ The Way it Looks in the Light”, Middlebury Magazine

July 1995 “Into the Light: The Emergence of Nancy Howe”, Wildlife Art News

January-February 1991 “ Nancy Howe Wins 1991-92 Federal Duck Stamp”, Wildlife Art News