Nancy Pinney is a native of the Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline, which is 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 continues to work in the field by appointment. Nancy is an artist member of the Salmagundi Club in
New York, has exhibited with The Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme, CT., and currently exhibits at Chester Gallery in Chester, CT. Her work has also been exhibited and collected in Ireland, England, and Holland.