Nancy Doolan was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1943 and now resides in Savannah, Georgia. She received a B.F.A. from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville and an M.F.A. from Radford University in Radford, Virginia. Doolan is a professor of foundation studies at SCAD, where she continues to evolve as an artist. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions and published in The Naples Review, Superstock Publications, UNF Soundings and American Artist Drawing magazine.