Nancy Libson grew up in New England and lives and works in Washington, DC. She is a documentary and commercial photographer. In addition to photographing, she is also the founder and teacher at Documentary Photography workshops where she teaches week-long workshops throughout the US.
With regard to personal projects her primary interest is to explore communities. It is the combination of artistry with the camera, telling stories and learning about people and place that has the greatest appeal. Projects include Organic Farm, Migrant Farm Worker, Houseboat, Chinatown, Iceland and Third Grade Classroom.
Nancy has exhibited her photos nationally and internationally. Internationally she has exhibited at the Deiglan Gallery in Akureyri, Iceland and Galerie St Benezet in Avignon, France. She was also selected to participate in two artist- in residence programs in Iceland (2016 and 2017). In the US her work is in the collection at The Library of Congress while solo exhibits include Harvard University’s Fogg Museum in Cambridge, MA, and Arlington Arts Center in Virginia. She was a Fulbright Memorial Scholar in Japan and when she returned home her work was a part of an exhibit at the Japan Information and Culture Center- a part of the Embassy of Japan in Washington, DC.
Public Relations photography has taken Nancy to Capitol Hill for meetings at the White House, Senate and House buildings as well as other venues within and outside of the Washington, DC metro area.
Nancy Libson has photographed for a variety of for-profit and non profit organizations to include education organizations, embassies, international agencies and travel magazines. Clients include National Geographic Traveler, World Vision and Corporation for National Service.