Visual and Performing Arts
Nancy Wynn is an award winning designer, artist, educator, and author. With over 25 years of experience in professional design practice, she has worked for advertising agencies and a Fortune 500 corporation, as well as in her own freelance businesses. Currently, Ms. Wynn is a partner with her husband in a creative services business, Palindrome Partners.
As an artist, Ms. Wynn’s work has been exhibited consistently since 1996. She has been shown in NYC, LA, Japan, and in galleries throughout New England. Additionally, her artwork is included in the contemporary art collection at the William Benton Museum of Art.
Since 2003, Ms. Wynn has managed and served as Chair of the Clare Gallery in downtown Hartford, Connecticut. The Clare Gallery is a not-for-profit professional exhibition gallery located in the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry at St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church. The Gallery promotes the arts through its exhibits and educational programs, which focus on world religious, interfaith, and social justice themes.
Wynn has published several articles on design, art and education. In 2012, her artwork titled, “Disaster Averted,” together with an essay titled, “My Stuff, My Memories, My Story,” appeared in the publication, Keep/Delete: Turning Messages into Keepsakes. And Oxford University Press published her paper titled, Image Making and Meaning: Educational Benefits to Studying Design in the 21st Century. Ms. Wynn is also often called upon to speak at art, design and education conferences. In 2013, for example, she was invited to be a panelist on WNPR’s “Colin McEnroe Show” to discuss the Dada art movement.
Professor Wynn received her M.F.A. from University of Hartford, Hartford School of Art and her B.F.A. from the University of Connecticut.