Nancie King Mertz
Nancie King Mertz, is a lifetime painter in oil & pastel. She was awarded the Master Circle by Int’l Assoc. of Pastel Societies, Eminent Pastelist in 2018, the Prix de Pastel, and is a Master Signature member of Pastel Society of America & Chicago Pastel Painters. Nancie juries & teaches workshops across the US and internationally and is on the faculty for the PACE & IAPS Conventions. Her works are included in museums in the US, China & France. She will be the Guest of Honor in Giverny, FR in May, 2020. She was twice named Chicago’s “Artist of the Year” and her work is on many of the Chicago-themed TV shows. Magazines have featured her work, she has a pastel video by Streamline and pastel products in her name.