Nancy Hagin is a contemporary realistic painter. Working in acrylic and watercolor, she is known for her lush hues, exploration of color symmetries and opulent patterns. Hagin received a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University and a MFA from Yale University. She has served as an instructor at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Fashion Institute of Technology, Cooper Union and SUNY/Purchase in New York, and worked as a visiting artist/guest lecturer at Lyme Academy in Old Lyme, Conn. Hagin has been honored with a Fulbright Grant, two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and an award from the National Academy of Design. Her work has been shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Mass.; Brandeis University, and the Art in Embassies Program of the U.S. State Department among others.