Nancy Riedell

3456Nancy Riedell, an internationally recognized, award winning watercolor artist, originally from Santa Cruz County and a recent transplant to the Sacramento area, graduated from San Francisco State University where she studied Fine Arts. Classes included figure drawing, color values, acrylics, oils, and art history. Nancy’s love of art goes back to childhood as her mother encouraged her to develop her art skills by giving her art materials and art books to develop her technique. Nancy feels that although she has been working with art since childhood, it is only within the last few years that she has felt the calling to go back into her art. Her work reflects her passion well by using strong, saturated color and theme. Nancy’s current medium is watercolor. The bold use of colors has played a strong role in her unique paintings. She is known for her bold watercolor art. Nancy has captured beautiful sunrises in Monterrey County, unique beach scenes in Santa Cruz County, funky locations in Portland, Oregon, unusual rock formations in New Mexico, and covered bridges in Pennsylvania. Nancy’s art has been displayed in galleries and exhibitions on both coasts.