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Nancy Standlee is an Arlington, TX, award winning contemporary artist who has a hard time choosing her favorite medium. She paints cheerful and joyful paintings with bold expressive color in oil, acrylic, mixed media and collage.

She has degrees and certifications from several Texas universities, Tarleton State University, University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University but she continues to learn about art through travel and art workshops in the U.S., Europe and Mexico, DVD’s and books.

Nancy is not teaching  art journaling workshops or collage at the present but enjoys taking various online workshops. She is a signature member of the Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth. She  published an article on collage for the Empty Easel site, and was published in 2012 in the popular book Painting with Mixed Media, Guhin and Greenman, 2012, "Frida", page 117, "Texas Cactus", page 118, "Jessie", page 119, bio, page 129. In December, 2013 24 of her watercolors were used to illustrate the beach poetry book, Dreams of the Turtle King, by Denise Bossarte and available on Amazon. Nancy has had a break in posting in Daily Paintworks but she has changed up her site and has been painting some new work. (8,2022). ​​​​​​​

A favorite quote from Picasso that sums up much of my painting is “I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.”