Nancy Pinney is a native of the Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline, the inspiration for much of her work. She was formally trained at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts with a concentration
on figure and portrait painting. In 1987 she opened The Pinney Gallery, specializing in gilding and frame restoration, and now runs Chester Gallery & Framing in Chester, CT. Nancy is an artist member of the Salmagundi Club in
New York, has exhibited with The Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme, CT., and her work has been collected and exhibited in Ireland, England, and Holland.