Nancy Plank

Artist Biography

My art career may have started as early as the first grade when my teacher praised my coloring and showed it to the class, but I think it was as soon as I realized pencil makes marks on paper. My grandfather and uncle, both artists, inspired and encouraged my efforts and passion for drawing and painting. Along the way, I studied at the following:

 American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL 

The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY 

National Academy of Design School and Fine Arts, New York, NY 

Athenaeum, La Jolla, CA 

Watt’s Atelier, Encinitas, CA


Carol Marine, San Luis, Obispo;

Qiang Huang, Sacramento, CA;

Weekend With the Masters, Laguna Nigel and Rancho Bernardo, CA;

Jennifer McChristian, Ojai, CA; 2017 Plein Air Convention, San Diego, CA