Master Pastelist, Nancie King Mertz, is a life-long painter in oil & pastel and owns a gallery of her work in Chicago. She teaches across the US and Europe, juries competitions and has won awards in numerous shows around the country. Her work is featured on Chicago-based television and has been included in museum shows in the US, France and China. She has been featured in Plein Air Magazine and on the cover of Pastel Journal. Pastel products in her name are available on Amazon, as are videos from Streamline.