Dennis Nance

Galveston, TX

Dennis Nance is an artist and curator from Houston, Texas. He was appointed as curator for the Galveston Arts Center in 2016. From 2007 to 2016, Nance was Exhibitions & Programming Director for Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Texas, where he worked extensively with local and regional artists through over 20 exhibitions annually and the Lawndale Artist Studio Program. Nance has served on the Artist Advisory Board for DiverseWorks, Houston, TX and and the Artist Board for Box 13 ArtSpace. Nance is also a practicing artist and was awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance and an Idea Fund Award, administered through Aurora Picture Show, DiverseWorks Artspace and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, in 2015. He has exhibited his work at the ICA Boston Art Lab, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, The Brandon, BOX13 ArtSpace, Wedge Space, and the Menil Collection Bookstore. He received his BA from Austin College in Sherman, TX with a concentration in Fine Arts and French.