Believe it not, I now have an Instagram presence at Nancy Richards West. I'm not totally sure how this works, but if you "follow me" I might surprise you. #nancyrichardswest. Will wonders never cease? I also have a Facebook page at Nancy Richards West Studio. I'm inching into the 21st century.


I am teaching two classes with Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, Chincoteague Island, in August (


These classes are filling fast!!!

*August 4, 2018- "Spend the Day Plein Air Painting with Nancy"

*August 17-20, 2018 - "Conquering Your Fear of Oils", a 3-day class to introduce students to the use of oil paints as a medium. ($275, including most supplies, lunch, dinner and an evening at the Coffeehouse)



*To find out more or to register, visit or

g with Nancy" ($35)Sundial Books (cash or check only).




Week-long workshops on Chincotegue Island for Road Scholar, sponsored by The Museum of Chincoteague.

At a Glance

Wild ponies and a flurry of avian life help to make Chincoteague Island a nature lover’s dream and an artist’s muse. Pick up your palette and join local artists and naturalists for studies of the island’s coastal landscapes, wildlife refuge and native animals. Whether you love to paint in oils, watercolors or acrylics, you’ll enjoy opportunities to paint en plein air as well as in informative classroom sessions. Enjoy traditional island cuisine, take a field trip to the home of a local artist and learn about the architecture of the Assateague Channel and Lighthouse. Delight in an opportunity to share your work during a final art show with your peers.

Best of all, you'll ...


Program #22673RJ
Dates: November 11-16, 2018
Cost: $969

FILLED. Try my workshops next spring with Road Scholar.





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