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June 23,2013 Nan passed from this life surrounded by her family at her daughter's home in San Francisco.

April 2013 Nan's work was accepted into the Special Collections at Stanford University's Art and Architecture Lbrary.

June 2012 Photographic Research Center in Boston has included Nan as one of ten winners of Exposure, its annual juried exhibition. Juror, Alison Nordstrom, Curator of Photographs and Director of Exhibitions at George Eastman House, the oldest and largest museum of photography in the United States, chose a selection from Nan’ work, Trailers Collected for the show. Exposure 2012 will exhibit at PRC Gallery from Tuesday, June 5 through Wednesday, July 18.

March 2012 Nan’s photograph, Trailers Collected, 19 , currently appears in The Photo Review 2011 Competition Issue in March of 2012. “Publishing since 1976, The Photo Review quarterly journal has earned a reputation as one of the best serious photography publications being produced today.” Robert Mann of New York City’s esteemed Robert Mann Gallery juried The Photo Review 2011 Competition.

December 2011 Five of Nan’s images from Trailers Collected illustrate the essay “Immobile Dreams” by Rebecca Hartman in Encore, the Fall/Winter issue of Oregon Humanities Magazine. In her article, Ms. Hartman asks, “How did the trailer come to be a symbol of failure?”

September 2011 Featured in Black and White Magazine Issue 85 in a Spotlight article are images from Nan’s series, Trailers Collected. These are accompanied with an essay by photographer/writer, David Best.

August 2011 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has purchased Trailers Collected, 19 for their permanent collection. This was made possible through an annual event known as GoGo or Gift of Gift of, which allows art patrons to fund the institution’s purchase of images that the patrons have chosen from a juried pool.

July 2011 Nan’s image, Playing Dress Up has been chosen in the 2nd Annual Portraits and People Competition of the World Photography Gala Awards and will be published in the book, Portraits and People 2011-2nd Edition.

June 2011 Swimming Hole, from Nan’s series, Intimations, will be one of 31 images published in the book Water's Edge from the Juried Book Competition of Photography, Poetry, and Prose, a project of Open to Interpretation. Photographer, Douglas Beasely, juried this competition. In the next phase, writers will submit poetry and prose relating to each chosen image and these will be juried in turn.

May 2011 Renowned curator, Carol McCusker, has chosen Nan to be one of eight finalists for the Julia Margaret Cameron Award in the Fine Art category. This honor is for her series, Trailers Collected. The competition, hosted by the World Photography Gala Awards, is for women photographers internationally. The WPGA donates its proceeds to the humanitarian organization, Save the Children Fund.

February 2011 Twenty images from Trailers Collected are featured in Fraction Magazine: Issue 23, which “features the best of contemporary photography, bringing together diverse bodies of work by established and emerging artists from around the globe. Each monthly on-line issue focuses on a central theme, creating an implicit dialogue between differing photographic perspectives.” The magazine is published and edited by David Bram, winner of Griffin Museum's Rising Star Award of 2010. Also featured in Issue 23 are fine black and white portfolios by Susan Burnstine, Jennifer Schlesinger, Jennifer Shaw, and S. Gayle Stevens.

February 2011 By invitation Nan’s donation of four 6x6 images from Trailers Collected will be auctioned at the Houston Center for Photography's 2011 Print Auction on February 23 at the Junior League of Houston.

February/March 2011 Oakland, California’s Oakopolis Gallery will host a Solo Exhibit of Nan’s series, Trailers Collected, for the months of February and March. It is a beautiful space and Nan is very enthusiastic about the exhibit. Nan will be showing her new edition of thirty 10x10” prints which are striking in the accessibility of the curious details of the trailers and their yards. There will be two opening events, one on Friday, February 4 and one on Friday, March 4. Nan will be attending both openings and is looking forward to seeing friends, new and old.

January 2011 The exhibit, Moments of Being, juried by David Bram, founding editor of Fraction Magazine is opening at the brand new Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara. From Nan’s series, Intimations, David chose her piece, Umbel, and Nan is very honored. The exhibit will be in Santa Barbara from January 4 through January 29, at which point it will travel to Wall Space Gallery, Seattle for the month of February. David Bram will attend a January 14 opening in Santa Barbara.