Nancy Romanovsky Paintings
Exhibited February 2015

          Best known for vivid oil paintings of aspens - and scenic grand canyon vistas, a solo exhibition of 30 landscapes by Nancy Romanovsky opens in February in the visitor center art gallery at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.
         "These represent my experiences in nature: scenes from Arizona’s high country forests and dramatic desert views. I think of myself as an artist who loves to hike -- but 'a hiker who loves to paint' is probably a more precise description. I want to paint what I have experienced hiking in nature,” Nancy says.
         Talk to Nancy at her “meet the artist” event on Saturday, February 7, from 10 a.m. to noon. During the event, the Glendale artist will also be working on a painting and discussing her technique.
         An Arizona native, she began oil painting at age nine and later studied art at Arizona State University, the Scottsdale Artists’ School, and privately with several American artists. She became a professional artist at 40. Her paintings are sought after by collectors due to her unique style. Honest and non-pretentious, they showcase nature's beauty through skillful combination of light, shadow - and serendipitous plays of color. She carefully shapes, almost sculpts, her trees and landscapes. And, yet, they are not mechanical reproductions of natural scenes. She is never obsessed with tiny details—she leaves room for her viewers to complete her work with their own personal reflections, memories, and feelings.
         “If you have my painting in your house, it is not for attracting the attention of your guests and becoming a topic of cocktail-party discussion,” says Nancy. “But when you are by yourself, I hope that my work will—once in a while—gently invite you to look at it and discover another corner of your own internal world that echoes with my experiences in nature captured in the painting.” Classy and unique, simple and inspirational, Nancy Romanovsky’s paintings are held in corporate and private collections in many countries, including Italy, Canada, Brazil, and Hungary, as well as locally.
All works at this exhibit—in all sizes and price ranges—will be available for purchase. A limited number of Nancy’s popular aspen oil sketches on canvas paper will also be available. “My small framed oil sketches are a great way to get started collecting original art”, says Nancy. Nancy Romanovsky is a member of the Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists, and Women Artists of the West. Together with her husband and four children, she resides in Glendale, AZ. When she is not busy with her youngest daughter, she paints. Her hobbies include hiking and tree farming. Follow Nancy - and see new works post on Facebook at
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                 Boyce Thompson Arboretum is at highway 60 milepost #223 near the historic copper mining town of Superior, a drive of about 45 minutes due East of Mesa. During February visitors are admitted from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.; no visitors are admitted after 4:00, and the Arboretum closes promptly at 5:00 p.m. New exhibits begin each month and may be seen daily during business hours; the Arboretum is an Arizona State Park and daily admission must be paid to enter the Visitor Center where our gallery is found. A membership may be purchased in the gift shop on the day of your visit.

Review Recent Exhibitors
Nancy Romanovsky
Julie Stubbs
John Aho
Heather Coen
roger Degler
Rimgaudas Vidziunas
Michael Madsen & Heidi Golden Hearts-Rock Photos
Elaine Dube
Becky Joy
Christine Debrosky
Then And Now BTA Photography
Paul Landau
Preston Cox & Tammy Knight
Legumes of Arizona
Paul Kinslow
Rick Cameron
Bud Heiss Paintings

Mesa Art League September-October, 2011

Kim Hosey July-August, 2011

Legumes of ArizonaMay-Jun, 2011

Pima College & CACApril, 2011

Jim BurnsMarch, 2011

Kay Cummings
February, 2011

Mesa Arts League September, 2010

Nan Lawrence March, 2010

Barbara Atkinson
February, 2010

Nancy Matus
January, 2010

Barbara Cox
December, 2009

Margaret Whittaker
November, 2009

Artists of the Superstitions
October, 2009

Marilyn Barton
September, 2009

Gila Community College August, 2009

Deborah A. Lee June, 2009

Margie Porter May, 2009

Timm Chapman January, 2009

Paul Kinslow December, 2008

Maggie Leef November 2008

Sharon Sieben October 2008

Nicole Royse September 2008

Judy Bottler Photography May 2008

Bob Estrin Photography April 2008

Mary Isham Watercolors March 200

Susan Strom and Cathy Franklin Lightning Photography February, 2008

Arizona State Parks Plein Air Paintings January, 2008

Carolyn Gray & Connie Thomas December, 2007

Jean Sullivan November, 2007

Sue Cullumber October, 2007

Adriane Grimaldi September, 2007

Mesa Arts League June-July, 2007

Fred Charlton May, 2007

Paul Mudersbach March-April, 2007

Linda Kaiser February, 2007

Edith Kreueger-Nye December, 2006 - January, 2007

Cindy Carrillo October-November, 2006

Bob Rice September, 2006

Bud Heiss July-August, 2006

Mesa Arts League June-July, 2006

Sandy Tracey April-May, 2006

CJ Rider March, 2006

Jessica Green February, 2006

Steve Davidson January, 2006

Don & Carole Schupp December, 2005

Carolyn Gray November, 2005

Martha Burgess October, 2005

Boeing Photographers September, 2005

Lightning Lady Susan Strom July/August, 2005

Mesa Arts League June/July, 2005

Jeanette Bronson May, 2005

Tom Stanley April, 2005

Kathy McClure February-March, 2005

Pam Smyth January, 2005

Tina Faust December, 2004


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