Nancy Floyd has been a visual artist for 40 years. Her interests include the aging female body, the passage of time, and the environment. She uses photography and video to address the ways in which lens-based media can connect deeply with experience and memory.
Floyd has received numerous grants and awards including the 2019 International Center of Photography / GOST Books First Photo Book Award and a 2018 Aaron Siskind Photography Fellowship.
This year, Floyd’s 39-year self-portrait series, Weathering Time, was published by ICP/GOST and her work is being exhibited at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL; PhEST International Photography Festival, Monopoli, Italy; and Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA. In 2022 her work will be exhibited at The Portraits Festival, Vichy, France. Her work was recently featured in the New Yorker Photobooth and i-D Magazine.
Floyd’s artwork is in the collection of the Center for Creative Photography (Tucson, AZ), the High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA), Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago, IL), Lightwork (Syracuse, NY), the Joshua Tree Highland Residency Program Collection (Joshua Tree, CA) and in numerous private collections.
Floyd holds a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MA from Columbia College Chicago, and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. She is Emerita Professor in the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University in Atlanta and lives in Bend, Oregon. Her website is nancyfloyd.com.