Nancy Dias

Florida Watercolor Society The Villages Art League Visual Artists Association Leesburg Art Association Ocala Art Group

Originally from Rhode Island, Nancy currently resides in The Villages, Florida.

Painting has become her passion, and whenever possible she studies to learn and grow as an artist. Nancy’s favorite mediums include watercolor, acrylic, pen & ink and pastel, receiving awards in all categories. The artistic challenges to her creativity and originality are what she enjoys the most. Nancy finds inspiration from everywhere, trying to see the world differently and looking for interesting angles or unique perspectives while pushing herself to attempt something unique and challenging.

Nancy has been recognized several times in the prestigious Florida Watercolor Society on line show; chosen to have her paintings appear in the Appleton Museum of Ocala, and has won scores of ribbons in various art shows in her community. She has served as President of the VAL and Vice-President of the VAA.

Most days you will find her in her studio working on the goal of being the best artist she can be.


November 2016 – Honorable Mention Ocala Art Group ”A Toast to the Arts” show for the painting Discovery Displayed in The Appleton Museum

October 2016 - Selected for permanent display in The Villages Fenney Recreation Center Magnolia Spray

May 2016 – Selected into the FWS Annual Exhibition for the painting Exploration

March 2016 – Best of Show Leesburg Art Association Spring Show for the painting Discovery

November 2015 – 1st Place from FWS On Line Show for the painting Discovery

October 2015 – Selected to paint mural in the Rohan Recreation Center Evening Star

November 2014 – Selected into the FWS On Line Show for the painting Autumn Spray

November 2014 – Selected into the Toast Of The Arts Ocala Art Group Appleton Museum Of Art for the painting Lacy Tree Philodendron

November 2013 – Selected into the FWS On Line Show for the painting Interlude

November 2012 – Selected into the FWS On Line Show for the painting Journey

October 2012 – Selected into the Villages Invitational Painters Exhibit