CV/Exhibits

Education
2002-2004 University College of Cape Breton, Certificate in Educational Studies (Arts Education), Sydney, NS.
1972-1976 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor Degree in Art Education, Halifax, NS.

Work Experience
1976-2009 Northside Victoria Amalgamated School Board/Cape Breton Victoria. District School Board, Visual Art Teacher.
July 2004-2006, 2008 Cape Breton University: Education 426 – Art and Creativity, Co-Facilitator.

Solo Exhibit
2012 Here and There, Main Street Art Gallery, New Waterford Credit Union, New Waterford, NS.

Group Exhibits and Memberships
2016 -2017
Pierscape, Sydney NS.
Little Gems Fundraiser, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.

2015
Pierscape 2015, Sydney NS.
2014
Pierscape 2014, Sydney, NS.
Little Gems Fundraiser, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.
The Rt.Hon. Vincent Massey C.H. Chapter IODE Autumn Treasures, Sydney, NS.

2013
Proletari Art: The People’s Art Exhibit Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS.
Pierscape 2013, Sydney, NS.
Little Gems Fund Raiser, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.
The Sketchbook Project 2013, Seashore Sampler, Art House Co- op, Brooklyn, NY.
Northern Light-Nordic Night, Cape Breton Center for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.
The Rt.Hon. Vincent Massey C.H. Chapter IODE Autumn Treasures, Sydney, NS.

2012
Pierscape 2012, Sydney, NS.
The Sketchbook Project 2012, Forks and Spoons, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn,  NY.
The Sketchbook Project Limited Edition 2012, Seasons In My Garden, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn, NY.
Little Gems Fund Raiser, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.
Every Island Has a Story Ours Is Handmade, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.
Space, Nova Scotia Metal Arts Guild Show, Beadworks, Halifax and the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.

2011
Living in a Painting Celebrating Cape Breton 2010 En Plein Air J. Franklin Wright Gallery, Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, Port Hawkesbury, NS.
The Rt. Hon. Vincent Massey C.H. Chapter IODE Fall Art Show Autumn Treasures, Sydney,NS.
Roots and Branches Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Celtic Colours Festival, Sydney, NS.
Member of the Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia.
Journey, Nova Scotia Metal Arts Guild Show, Hydrostone Gallery, Halifax and the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.
Pierscape 2011, Sydney, NS.
A Brush With Watercolour, New Waterford Credit Union, New Waterford, NS.

2010
Canadian Mental Health Association Annual Dinner Auction/Fundraiser, Sydney, NS.
Watercolor Workshop Under the Umbrian Sun Fonte Magia, Italy.
Under the Arch Plein Air Event Fortress of Louisbourg, Louisbourg, NS.
Living in a Painting Celebrating Cape Breton 2009 En Plein Air , J. Franklin Wright Gallery, Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, Port Hawkesbury, NS.
Juried Member of Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS.
The Sketchbook Project 2011, You’d Be Home By Now, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn, NY.

2009
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Exhibit Catch the Creative Spirit.
Watercolor Workshop Under the Umbrian Sun, Fonte  Magia, Italy.
The Rt. Hon. Vincent Massey C.H. Chapter IODE Fall Art Show, Sydney, NS.

2006 CBU Student, Staff & Alumni Art Exhibition, Sydney, NS. Pierscape 2006, Sydney, NS.
2003 Insight Gallery Fundraiser, Sydney Mines, NS.
2001-2002 Member of National Art Education Association.
2001 NAEA 2001 Electronic Gallery Membership Exhibit, New York.
2002  ATA Art Educators Exhibition Art Matters, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD, Halifax, NS.
1997 UCCB Art Gallery Docent Training.
1998 CB Regional VANS Exhibition Kindred Spirits UCCB, Sydney, NS.
1998-2006 UCCB/ CBU Art Gala and Auction.
1997-1999 Member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia.
1989-2002 Northside Art Show, North Sydney, NS.
1993-2001 Developer and Co-ordinator for Annual Northside Student Art Show, North Sydney, NS.

Reviews
Cape Breton Post, Sept 28, 2012, A10, Here and There Opens At Gallery.
New Waterford Community Press, Sept 28, 2012, P15, Nancy McLean’s Here and There.

Educational Publications and Projects
2014-2015 Participaring artist in Cape Breton Regional Cancer Centre’s project The Art Of Awareness
2006-2007 Co ordinate Scotland Exchange Project with UK artist Deirdre Nelson.
2006 Birdies of Weavers Bay Student Exchange Exhibit Scourie, Scotland.
2007 Wings of Flight Student Exchange Exhibit, Sydney River Elementary, Sydney River, NS.
April 2006 Published article The Movement of Water in School Arts Magazine, Volume 105, No. 8.
Jan 2004 Published article Dinner Party for an Artist in School Arts Magazine, Volume 103, No. 5.