Nancy Doolan

Foundation studies professor


  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1973-4
  • B.F.A., painting, University of North Florida, 1989
  • M.F.A., painting, Radford University, 1994


Creator/editor and sole operator of The Depot Dispatch, a community publication for news, art and culture, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Researched and interviewed, wrote feature stories, illustrated stories, photographed and processed film, sold advertising and laid out ads, composed type and structure of pages, printed and distributed publications in local communities. The Depot Dispatch continues publication under a staff of several contributors

Awards, recognitions and honors

Selected by President Wallace to design t-shirt for QEP; winner, SCAD's 25th Anniversary poetry competition; selected as Outstanding Professor by students at Turner Hall; selected Juror, 20th Naples National Art Festival; grant stipend, Radford University Galleries, consultation service, final assessment review for accreditation; selected juror, 18th Naples National Art Festival; Radford University, letter of recognition for grant services performed; Intern Award, Radford University Galleries GOS Grant and Radford University Galleries Museum Assessment Program; Golden Key National Honor Society, lifetime membership; design contest winner, Jacksonville Symphony Association poster contest, "A Zoo Called Earth"; Summa Cum Laude and University of North Florida Dean's List; Irene B. Kirbo Memorial Scholarship, University of North Florida; design contest winner, "Career Expo," University of North Florida, Career Development Services; scholarship, Business and Professional Women's Foundation; second place, University of North Florida Annual Student Gallery-Exhibition Competition; third place, University of North Florida student competition; first place, Jacksonville Electric Authority Toll Booth Poster; winner, bookmark design for UNF library; first place, Atlantic Beach Merchants Juried Art Competition; winner, masthead design competition, Plymouth Review, Plymouth, Wisconsin; Merit Award, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan Wisconsin, "Four Counties" juried triennial


FATE, SECAC, Telfair/Jepson Museum

Publications and Presentations

FATE, St. Louis, Missouri, "Global Art in the Classroom," 2011; American Artist Magazine, 2007 (drawing); Arbus, 2001: North Florida's Arts and Business Magazine, "World's Best Loved Art Comes to Ocala"; SCAD 25th Anniversary commerative publication (winning poem); The Naples Review, 2000, Naples, Florida, (illustrations); La Crosse Tribune, "Jazz Meets Art," 1995, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Connections, Radford University literary magazine, The Vietnam War Memorial, 1992; UNF Soundings, University of North Florida magazine, (drawings), 1988; creator, editor, sole operator, The Depot Dispatch, 1980-83