Preserving the artist's heritage

Nancy Barch

Interviewed in 2007
Sponsored by Community Arts Center, Wallingford
Nanette Noone, Docent
Rosalie Kenny, Videographer
Deborah Yoder, Advisor

Artist’s Statement:
My life and my art are inextricable. It is who I am. The sum of my life is expressed through my art. Age only enhances the ability for expression no matter the medium.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
- American Watercolor Society, New York NY, 2005, 2004, 2001, 1999
- National Watercolor Society, Fullerton CA, 2005, 2000, 1998, 1997
- Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, National Arts Club, New York NY, 2006, 2003, 2000
- Philadelphia Watercolor Society, 1994
- 2006?- National Collage Society, Ursinus College, Collegeville PA 2006
- Side by Side, International Collaborative Exhibition, Ursinus College, Collegeville PA, 2002

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
- American College, Bryn Mawr PA - Ink Spot Gallery- Community Art Center, Wallingford PA

Selected Collections:
- MBNA America- Scotties Tissues, Irving Corporation- DuPont Country Club
- Notre Dame Academy- Free Library of Philadelphia, Print and Picture Collection
- AIG Insurance,- Liberty Properties Group- Morgan Stanley Investments

Selected Commissions:
- Liberty Properties Group to cover the opening of the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, 2001
- Scotties Tissues, Irving Corporation, 2003-2005
- McDonalds’ LPGA Golf Classic in Delaware, Official Tour Artist, 1994
- American Cancer Society, Women’s Division of Philadelphia, Holiday Card Artist, 1990 & 2004

Selected Awards:
- Philadelphia Water Color Society, Elizabeth Shober Hooper Award, 2004?- National Society of Casein & Acrylic Painters, Peterson Memorial Award, 2003
- Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, J. Richeson Award, 2003
- Adirondacks National Tour Exhibit, Pulsifer Award, 2002
- Kentucky Aqueous Tour Exhibit, Daler-Rowney Award & Silver Brush Award, 2002
- Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Best of Show, 1997
- Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle ME, Technical Grant, 1997

Community Service and Associations:
- Community Arts Center, Wallingford PA, Board Member, 2002-2005
- Building Design Committee, 2005 to present
- National Watercolor Society, 1998 to present
- American Watercolor Society, 1998 to present?- Vice President of Exhibitions, 2006
- Philadelphia Watercolor Society, 1996 to present
- Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, 1996 to present

Teaching Experience:
- Wayne Art Center, 1992-1996
- Community Arts Center Wallingford, 1996 - present

Travel Workshops Taught:
Hilton Head Island NC;
Easton MD;
Chestertown MD;
Nova Scotia, Canada;
Tuscany, Italy;
Glasgow, Scotland;
Sicily, Italy

Education: Self taught

Nancy Barch
32 Edgemont Avenue
Clifton Heights PA 19018