Nancy Dickinson was born and raised in rural Pennsylvania. She attended Brown University, where she earned a Bachelors degree in Art and Rhode Island School of Design where she earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree. She has exhibited her work at numerous museums, galleries and other cultural institutions in the Northeast. Nancy has also participated in several educational programs, presenting her work in many schools, libraries and various cultural organizations. She has also appeared on the WGBY’s public television program “Making it Here”. In 1985 Nancy received an award for her photography from the Hitchcock Center for the Environment. She currently lives and works in Leeds, Massachusetts.