Nancy Tilles is an award winning artist, well known for her paintings and portraits. Her paintings are joyful expressions brought to life through color and form. Influenced by living in South Florida for over 30 years, her images often reflect a tropical theme, rich in color. Nancy’s work has been commissioned publicly and privately numerous times. In 2013 Artfest in Stuart featured Nancy’s painting "Infinity, Dolphins at Play" as their commemorative poster. In 2011 her painting "Gemstone Hawksbill Turtle" was chosen to represent the Art Fest by the Sea in Jupiter “Sea eScape”, her underwater series, was purchased by the City of Sunny Isles in Miami Beach. Her portrait of a young rider jumping her horse in “Sheer Determination”, was awarded best of show and chosen as the cover of “Palms West Almanac” Magazine 2004. Community participation is important to Nancy and she regularly donates work to various charitable organizations. She is presently licensing many of her images to appear on different products. Nancy enjoys exhibiting her work at art festivals where she can meet people and exchange ideas. She has appeared in festivals throughout Florida including Artigras, Sunfest, Naples Art Fair, and Jupiter Art Fest by the Sea. Recent exhibits include the Palm Beach International Airport , the Village of Wellington’s Art in Public Places, the Town of Jupiter Community Center, Village Art Gallery in Tequesta and one man show at Whole Foods in Wellington. Presently her work can also be seen at Alligator Art in Wellington, Hurricane Cafe in Jupiter and Palm Beach Jewelers in North Palm Beach. Originally from New York, Nancy earned her BFA from the University of Miami in 1977. She currently resides in Palm Beach Gardens and spends her time working on commissions and teaching adults who are interested in perfecting their painting skills or learning how to paint for the first time.