Exhibition Juror Nancy Floyd

Nancy FloydMFA, MA, BFA

Nancy Floyd has been a visual artist for 40 years. Her interests include the aging female body, the passage of time, and desert landscapes. She uses photography, video, and mixed-media to address the ways in which lens-based media can connect deeply with experience and memory.

Floyd has received numerous grants and awards including the 2019 International Center of Photography / GOST Books First Photo Book Award and a 2018 Aaron Siskind Photography Fellowship.

This year, Floyd’s 39-year self-portrait series, Weathering Time, was published by ICP/GOST. Also this year, her work is included in exhibitions at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA and the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. Solo exhibitions include the PhEST International Photography Festival, Monopoli, Italy and Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA. In 2022 her work will be featured at The Portraits Festival, Vichy, France. Her work was recently published in the New Yorker Photobooth and i-D Magazine.

Floyd’s artwork is in the collection of the Center for Creative Photography (Tucson, AZ), the High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA), Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago, IL), Lightwork (Syracuse, NY), the Joshua Tree Highland Residency Program Collection (Joshua Tree, CA) and in numerous private collections.

Floyd holds a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MA from Columbia College Chicago, and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. She is Emerita Professor in the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University in Atlanta and lives in Bend, Oregon. Her website is www.nancyfloyd.com.

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