Nancy Belfer is sponsoring the Nancy Belfer Senior Collection Award for Runway 2.0.
She is a retired professor from the Design Department at Buffalo State College, where her teaching responsibilities were in the areas of textile weaving and related fiber techniques. Her MFA is from the School for American Craftsmen at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Her work, in both textiles and mixed-media, has been included in numerous regional and national exhibitions, including the Burchfield Penney Art Center where she had a solo exhibition in the Sylvia Rosen Gallery and is in the museum collection. She has been in group shows at the UB Anderson Gallery, the Carnegie Center of the Arts, the Albright Knox Collectors Gallery, Hallwalls, and the Indigo Gallery.
She is a Crafts Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and, as part of the US State Department Arts in Embassies Program, one of her large tapestries was included in the two-year exhibition at the American Institute in Taiwan. A solo exhibition is planned for May at the Indigo Gallery in Buffalo.