Nancy Grace Horton hortonphoto.com
Nancy Grace Horton holds an MFA in Visual Arts from the Lesley University College of Art and Design and has been working as a freelance photographer and educator for over 20 years. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including Artists Entrepreneurial Grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, where she is also an Arts in Education Rostered Artist. She was recently featured on Boston Chronicle and in 2015 she will have several solo shows including NESOP’s Garner Center, Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery and at Merrimack College McCoy Art Gallery.
Horton is known for her work that engages her viewers in Feminist dialog. Her series Ms. Behavior was recently featured at Milton Academy’s Nesto Gallery in an exhibition titled Outspoken Women that has become a traveling show.
She lives between Maine and New Hampshire and takes yearly visits to rural Mexico where she also conducts her photo-based cultural exchange projects for kids called Learning to See that also explores gender roles using photography and book making. She is known locally for her popular photo book “Portsmouth”.