Nancy Breslin

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Nancy Breslin


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Nancy Breslin is a fine art photographer who lives and works in Washington, DC. After spending a decade as an academic psychiatrist, she decided in 1997 to leave medicine to pursue a second career as an artist. She completed an MFA at the University of Delaware in 2000 and received Individual Artist Fellowships from the Delaware Division of the Arts in 2003 and 2008. She has taught photography part-time at the University of Delaware and the Corcoran College of Art & Design and in 2012-2013 was a visiting artist at Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library.

Nancy has had solo shows at the Mezzanine Gallery, Agilent Technologies Corporate Headquarters, Colourworks and the Grand Opera House (Wilmington, Delaware); the Arlington Arts Center (Arlington, Virginia); the Saint Joseph's University Gallery (Philadelphia); and the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center (Frederick, Maryland). She has also had two-person exhibitions at the Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, Delaware), the Chris White Gallery (Wilmington, Delaware), the Elkton Station Gallery (Elkton, Maryland) and San Antonio College.

Her work has been published in a number of books and magazines, and one of her toy camera images was selected from over 60,000 as a finalist in the Smithsonian Magazine 2012 photo contest. Nancy Breslin's photography has been seen in over 60 group shows, including exhibits at the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, the Delaware Art Museum, the NJ Center for Visual Arts, the Maryland Federation of Art, Nexus Gallery and Viridian Artists Gallery (NYC), Historic Yellow Springs (PA) and Gallery Imperato (Baltimore). Her videos have been shown in Wilmington and Dover (Delaware), Washington, DC and San Antonio (Texas).