Nancy Friese obtained her BS in nursing from the University of North Dakota, in the state where she was born and maintains a farmstead studio. She changed her career course and studied painting and printmaking at different venues, culminating in an MFA from the Yale University School of Art in 1980. Primarily a landscape painter and printmaker, Friese is currently working in watercolor on large-scale landscapes. A recipient of numerous awards, fellowships and artist residencies, Friese has exhibited her paintings and prints nationally and internationally. She is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she has taught since 1990.
Source: NetWorks 2011-2012 Catalogue
Video: Richard Goulis
Electronic Piano compositions written and performed by Tim Coutis,
Acoustic Piano compositions written and performed by Robert Hart Gallery
Footage: Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, Rhode Island
Producer: Joseph A. Chazan, M.D.
Artist’s Website: nancyfriese.com