Nancy Greening was born on February 8, 1931 in Owosso, MI. Nancy was an artist her entire life. She received a Bachelors of Arts from Michigan State University. In the 1950s and 1960s, she created beautiful oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings. She also created metal, plater and concrete sculptures. In the 1970s she pursued black and white, color, calotype and high-contrast photography. Nancy created silk-screened textiles and prints. She produced many logos and designs for local businesses. Her thistle logo design was used by Alma College in the 1980s and 1990s. Nancy’s “Idiom Series” of Japanese-art inspired icons hung in a local bank. She felt strongly about education and served on the Alma School Board. Nancy received a Master of Art Degree in Industrial Design from Central Michigan University (CMU). She served as a Professor of Art at CMU and at Lansing Community College. Nancy passed away on July 3, 2020.
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