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davisNancy Lee Davis

Nancy Lee Davis, a contemporary impressionist painter and colorist, started her career as an environmental advocate. For more than thirty years, she devoted herself to preserving clean air, water and natural places. She was a founder of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters, served many years as President of the BOD, and had leadership roles in other environmental groups. Now Nancy puts brush to canvas and paints the beautiful landscapes she helped to protect.

Nancy paints in oil with loose brush marks and vivid colors, preferring to have a strong abstract quality to her work while painting representationaly. Strong and varying shapes are an important aspect of her paintings. She enjoys painting figures into her scenes, particularly of children. Still life painting is also among her favorites. Nancy studied the healing quality of colors and uses this knowledge to enhance her paintings.

Over the last 20 years, Nancy has studied with many well-known contemporary artists that she admires. She has painted in several states and countries, but her favorite subjects are found in Maryland’s Howard County and Eastern Shore.

Nancy has won several first place awards both locally and regionally. Her work resides in numerous private collections throughout the United States, as well as in several foreign countries. Nancy says, “The most exciting part of being a painter is that there is always more to learn and improvements to be made.” She also enjoys passing on her painting knowledge and skills by teaching through Howard County Parks and Recreation. “And teaching is the best way to improve your own painting skills,” says Nancy.

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Historic Savage Mill
8600 Foundry Street
Suite 2063

Savage, MD 20763
located in the Cotton Shed (or Barn) building

 

Gallery Hours

Thurs-Sun 11am-6pm
Other days/times by appointment

 

Deborah Maklowski allowed me to video her colored pencil demo; she began drawing at 12:30 & stopped at 4:30. Besides checking out a students progress (18 seconds) and a lunch break she worked steadily. Imagine if the world paid artists by the hour… Please watch the videos carefully, Deborah lost her kneaded eraser, & we can’t find it, if you see it roll off the table let us know. ☺️ #innerworkingsouterjourneys #horsespiritartist See MoreSee Less

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Have you seen the show ‘Inner Workings, Outer Journeys’ with artwork by Deborah Maklowski & Allison Pasarew yet? Well even if you have – stop by tomorrow to meet artist Deborah Maklowski between 1 & 4 pm, 9/26. She’ll be doing a colored pencil demo, and answering questions about her work.
NEXT Sat, 10/3 Meet Allison Pasarew when she does the same! #InnerWorkingsOuterJourneys
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Recently Robin Holliday talked with glassblower Tim McFadden about how he got his start & how far he’s come, let’s listen in… See MoreSee Less

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Allison Pasarew wraps, weaves & "sews" her sculptures using impossibly thin wire repurposed from today’s broken & replaced technology. Here Allison stands with her, very impressed, Dad.
Inner Workings, Outer Journeys with Allison Pasarew & Deborah Maklowski runs though Sun, Oct 4th.
#InnerWorkingsOuterJourneys at #HorseSpiritArtsGallery, the gateway to Historic Savage Mill.
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Historic Savage Mill
8600 Foundry Street, Suite 2063
Savage, MD 20763
located in the Cotton Shed (or Barn) building

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