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Nancy Tingey completed her MA with Distinction in Contemporary Applied Art (Textiles) at the Cumbria Institute of the Arts in 2004. She was awarded an Honours Degree in Fine Art (Dunelm) in 1964, the Museums Diploma (Fine Art) in 1968, and a Churchill Fellowship in 1996. Nancy is an accredited professional member of Craft ACT, Australia.
Over forty years she has established a varied career in the visual arts working as a curator and teacher in national and regional institutions, as well as exhibiting her textiles, paintings and works on paper in Australia and England. In 2005-6 she was a visiting tutor at the Canberra and Norwich Schools of Art and held solo shows at:
Ruskin Museum, Coniston
Percy House Gallery, Cockermouth
Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset
The Edge Gallery, Lancaster
The Barbican, London, and Michaelhouse, Cambridge, UK.
From 1971 until 1999 Nancy lived in Australia. After
7 years back in England she resettled in Australia in October 2006. In March 2007 two solo exhibitions of her work were held in Canberra. Time Out at Watson Arts Centre reviewed her overseas experience while Two Ply (Craft ACT) focused on her needle-felted textiles, digital imagery and film work from her MA project which explores the issues arising from living in two cultures.
Recent Solo Exhibitions in Australia
A Tale of Two Lands,
Narek Galleries, Tanja, NSW
The Last and Lost Quilt Show,
Strathnairn Arts Association, Holt, ACT
Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT
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