Nancy Gail Ring


  • 2014, “I Think That I Will Never Quite Know/After Mary Oliver” 73 See Gallery, Montclair N.J.
  • 2011, “What You Get Is To Be Changed,” NJ Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ.
  • 2010, The University of the Arts Thesis Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 2009, “Kitchen”, Orbis, Montclair, N.J.


  • 2014, “Everyone I’ve Ever Fed” two-person exhibition, 73 See Gallery, Montclair, N.J.
  • 2013, “Here in the Same Open Emptiness/After Marina Tsvetaeva” 73 See Gallery, N.J.
  • 2013, “Of the Land,” chaNorth Alumni Exhibition, New York, N.Y.
  • 2012, “Mudluscious,” New Jersey Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ.
  • 2011, “Pale Language,” New Jersey Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ.
  • 2011, 25th Anniversary Juried Exhibit, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit.
  • 2010 “Future Excavations: Artists, Remnants and Relics,” Gallery 224, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
  •  2010 “It’s Complicated,” Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 2010 “2D or Not 2D,” Juried by Chuck Arnoldi and Gregory Amenoff, President’s Office Gallery, The University of the Arts,
  • Philadelphia, Pa.
  •  2009, “Works in Progress”, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 2009, “A Pinch and a Dash”, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY.
  • 2008, “Works in Progress”, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 2008, Launch of online gallery and blog, www.jellypress.com.
  • 2007, Launch of online gallery, www.nancygailring.com.
  • 2005, “Essentials” New Door Creative Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
  • 2005, “Subtleties” Iandor Fine Art Gallery, Newark, NJ.
  • 1990, “Women figure”, School 33 Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
  • 1990, “Anniversary Benefit,” P.S. 122 Gallery, NYC.
  • 1989, “New Works,” Two-person show, Limner Gallery, NYC.
  • 1988, “Visual Impact,” Salena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 1988, “Unique Investigations,” P.S. 122 Gallery, NYC.
  • 1987, “Juried Show”, Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ.
  • 1986, “New Names” Bryant Library Gallery, Roslyn NY.
  • 1986, “Works on Paper”, Gallery Henoch, NYC.
  • 1983, The 68th Hudson River Annual, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY.
  • 1983, “New Drawing in America”, The Drawing Center, NYC, catalog.
  • 1981, “Selections 14” The Drawing Center, New York, NY.
  • 1980, Monmouth County Arts Council Annual Juried Art Exhibit, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft.
  • 1980, Pastel Society of America 8th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY.
  • 1980, Design Interiors Juried Art Exhibit, Bell Laboratories, Piscataway, NJ.
  • 1980, Art Alliance Multi-Media Juried Art Exhibit, Prudential Insurance Company, Holmdel, NJ.
  • 1980, Monmouth University Juried Art Exhibit, West Long Branch, NJ.


  •  Coca Cola, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Copley Real Estate, Boston, Mass.
  • Phillip Morris, Inc., New York, N.Y.
  •  Prudential Insurance Company, N.J.
  •  Southeast Banking Company, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge, N.Y.


  • 2013, Artist-in-Residence, Ucross Foundation, August.
  • 2013, Artist-in-Residence, I-park, CT, July.
  • 2012, Artist-in-Residence, chaNorth, Pine Plains, NY, July.
  • 2012, Artist-in-Residence, Brush Creek Foundation, Saratoga, WY, June.
  • 2011, Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, July.
  • 1989, Artist-in-Residence, Djerassi Foundation, Ca., August.
  • 1988, Artist-in-Residence, Zebra Art Gallery, Formentera, Spain, July.
  • 1987, Artist-in-Residence, Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts, Ca., July, August.


  • The Star Ledger, December 1, 2011, “On Art: Romantic Fragments in West Orange,” Dan Bischoff, p. 31, NJ
  • West Orange Patch, September 17, 2011, “Three Artists Share a Pale Language,” Carol Selman, online,  West Orange, NJ. http://westorange.patch.com/articles/three-artists-share-a-pale-language-at-new-jersey-arts-incubator#
  • The Sun, October 24, 1990, “Women Figure”, John Dorsey, p. 1H, Baltimore, MD
  • The Phoenix, Dec. 15, 1988, “Making a Visual Impact”, Hamilton, p.14, Brooklyn
  • Artforum, April 1982, “New Drawing in America”, Donald B. Kuspit, p. 83
  • Catalog, Jan. 1982, “New Drawing in America”,  p. 13, The Drawing Center, NYC
  • New York Times, Friday, July 17, 1981, “Selections 14”, Vivien Raynor, p. C22



  • 1996, Author and illustrator of Walking On Walnuts, a culinary memoir, Bantam Books, regional bestseller, national media
  • 2000 – 2004, Columnist and feature food writer for the New Jersey Star Ledger.


  • 1996, Appeared on numerous television and radio shows, and in a national book tour to promote Walking On Walnuts, a culinary memoir
  • 1996, Lecturer, The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • 1987, Guest Lecturer, Skidmore College, Visiting Artists Series in conjunction with New York Foundation for the Arts Artists’ Fellowship Award.


  • Art educator, Far Brook School, Short Hills, N.J. 2003 – present


  •  2011, Fellowship Award in Painting and Materials Stipend, Vermont Studio Center.
  • 2011, Honorable Mention in Painting, The Visual Art Center of NJ, Summit.
  • 2010, Nominee, The Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship in Painting
  • 1988, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation/NEA Regional Fellowship Award for Works on Paper
  • 1987, New York Foundation for the Arts Artists’ Fellowship Award in Drawing.
  • 1987, Monticello Foundation Fellowship Award, Montalvo Center for the Arts.


  • 2001 – 2004, Muralist, residential commissions, New York, NY.


  • 2010, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa. M. F.A. Painting.
  • 1978, Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts, graduate cum laude B.F.A in Studio Art.
  • 1975 – 76, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass.