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Nancy Seamons Crookston, OPAm, AIS

Nancy Seamons Crookston is a California-based artist awarded the title of Master Oil Painter of America.  She loves capturing the human figure in moments of stillness and reflection, as well as painting plein air. Whether it’s the Rocky Mountains of her birth town in Utah, or a city scape of San Francisco, her paintings are often described as peaceful and calming.

Nancy teaches workshops across the nation, helping painters learn the principles of Russian Color, which she learned from the late Russian Master, Sergei Bongart.

Award Highlights:   

-Oil Painters of America National Show 2019 Honorable Mention award - Master Signature Members

-Oil Painters of America National Show 2019 Studio Division First Place 

-Virtuosos Show 2019 Award of Excellence

-Gold Medal Award Oil Painters of America Master Signature Division 2018 Salon Juried Show

-Merit Award 2015 American Impressionist Society

-Gold Medal Master Award 2014 National Oil Painters of America Master Signature Division

-Bronze Master Signature Award at the 2013 National Oil Painters of America

-Gold Medal Award at the 2011 Eastern Regional Oil Painters of America, Master Signature Division

-Gold Medal Award at the 2000 National Oil Painters of America