Nancy Lamers teaches a variety of courses including studio art, art history, methods courses for future teachers, general education and international study.
She integrates her work as an international educator with a focus on the study of art in historical context. Her area of expertise is the Ancient, Renaissance and Baroque arts of Italy.
She is currently continuing study in Asian and Mesoamerican arts and culture. Prior to joining the Alverno College faculty, she taught art in the public schools and in museum settings.
Her personal area of expertise is as a painter. Ms. Lamers received her MFA degree in Painting and Drawing following receipt of the bachelor's and master's degrees in art education. Areas of specialization include watercolor, oil and encaustic paint media.
She exhibits widely and has received numerous awards for her painting. She is active in the southeastern chapter of Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors serving as Chairperson.
Her interests are in lifelong learning, encouraging artists to become engaged with their community, development of programs for artists, and in the mentoring of artists who will be our future leaders.
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