Nancy Grace Horton holds an MFA in Visual Arts from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University and has been working as a freelance photographer and educator for over 20 years. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, most recently an Artists Entrepreneurial Grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, where she is also a Rostered Artist. She lives between Maine and New Hampshire and takes yearly visits to rural Mexico where she creates photo-based cultural exchange projects for kids. She is known locally for her popular photo book “Portsmouth”.
In 2012 her photographs will be featured at the New York Photo Fest, the Griffin Museum of Photography’s 18th Juried Exhibition, and a two person show at the Photographic Resource Center in Boston. As the artist featured for the Portsmouth, New Hampshire Library Artist Curated Book Display, she exhibited, a hand made book entitled “Mad Women”, part of her newest series of work.
New York Times best-selling author, Jodi Picoult comments, "My eye was drawn to Horton’s images immediately–I found them evocative and haunting, as if each one held a story of its own."