Nancy Rhodes Harper grew up in a small town in the Ozark Mountains surrounded by paint and brushes in her fathers sign shop.
She started painting at a very early age.  Continuing to study in school Nancy received a BA degree in Art Education from The University of Central Arkansas. After marriage, and
completion of Nancy's husbands Physics from Auburn graduate school, the couple landed in Huntsville, Alabama.

Nancy continued to paint and grow as an artist while working in interior design, sign painting and freelancing as an artist. After raising a son with the support of her husband and
family Nancy decided to pursue painting full time.
 Nancy has studied with many of the finest artists in the world today, Quang Ho, Kim English, Ken Auster, Nancy Chaboun,
Karin Jurick, Carol Marine, Anne Blair Brown,  
The Cumberland Society Painters, Tim Horn, Kevin Beilfuss, Maggie Siner and Milt Kobayashi, Lisa Daria Kennedy and Gary Bodner.

" My love of portraying people while they go about their daily lives and capturing a small moment in time is what keeps me excited as an artist. Using bold color, lush descriptive
brushstrokes and very often whimsy I set about doing what I love, painting everyday! I have started painting exclusively what I call my "ladies".  Inspired by my studies with Milt
Kobayashi, I create whimsical women in everyday settings with exaggerated features  such as elongated hands, arms, unusual faces and long lean bodies with a lot of  wonderful

 Nancy Rhodes Harper's work is collected in many states across America and can be found in some of the very best fine art galleries in the United States. The Atelier Gallery,
153 King St.Charleston, SC- AKA Stella Gray 4422 Magazine St. New Orleans, La., Lagerquist Art Gallery 3235 Paces Ferry Place Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30305, Edward
Montgomery Fine Art,Dolores Street, Carmel, CA 93923.
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Nancy Rhodes Harper
Penny In Paris
oil / paper collage on Canvas
24 x 24 x 1 1/2
Through Gallery
Contact the artist about this artwork The Atelier Art Gallery (843) 722-5668
Sister's Three
oil / paper collage on Canvas
36 x 36 x 1 1/2
The Contessa
oil / paper collage on Canvas
36 x 36 x 11/2
Queen Bee 36x48
"Charmed I'm Sure 36x36 oil $3800
She Found Comfort in His Roots
oil on panel
"Harley Queen" 30x40 oil c2014 $3600
I Wear My Princess 24:7 36x36 oil c 2014 $3800
coco paris lipstick
40 x 30
''Lesson's Learned''
24 x 24
''Trying To Blend In''
20 x 16
''Another Charleston Era''
24 x 24
''Blue Flower''
18 x 18
''Tennis In The Garden''
36 x 24
30 x 30
''Speak No, Hear No, See No''
36 x 36
Paris Trending
The Red Queen
36 x 36
You Tube
Digg It
Put the Rum In The Coconut
12 x 12
A.K.A. Stella Gray
(504) 208-2300 2105 Magazine Street New Orleans Louisiana 70130

Daily Painting Studies  

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The Atelier Art Gallery (843) 722-5668 153 King Street
Charleston South Carolina 29401