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artist , Secondary school educator , art educator

Nancy Johnston Ferro, American secondary school educator, artist, art educator.


Ferro, Nancy Johnston was born on October 26, 1944 in Wichita Falls, Texas, United States. Daughter of James Alfred and Ellen Morganstern Johnston.


Bachelor in Elementary Educational Art, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1966. Master of Arts in Printmaking, University Dallas, 1986. Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and Printmaking, University Dallas, 1988.


Art instructor Dallas (Texas) Indiana School District, 1966—1967, 1969—1974. Kindergarten instructor Sturgeon (Missouri) Indiana School District, 1967—1968. Pre-k instructor Children's Center, Dallas, 1979—1986.

Art instructor Dallas Museum Art, 1990, Garland (Texas) Indiana School District, 1992—1995, Highland Park Indiana School District, Dallas, since 1996. Guest lecturer Meadows Museum, Dallas, 2002. Presenter Texas Art Educators Association Conference, Lubbock, 1991—2001.

Sponsor National Art Honor Society, 1995—2003.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include, D-Art Visual Center, Dallas, 1985, City Hall Open, Dallas, 1986, Warehouse for the Living Arts, Corsicana, Texas, 1987, Texas Cultural Alliance Invitational, Dallas, 1987, Northlake College, Irving, Texas, 1987, Mark Twain Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1987, Dallas Women's Caucus for Art, 1987, one-woman shows include Conduit Gallery, Dallas, 1988, exhibitions include Locus Gallery, St. Louis, 1988, Art in the Metroplex, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 1988, Dallas Women's Caucus for Art, Dallas, 1989, Conduit Gallery, 1990, 1990, one-woman shows include, Dallas, 1991, The Hockaday School, 1991, exhibitions include Minot (North Dakota) Art Gallery, 1993, Northlake College, Irving, 1995, Dallas Women's Caucus for Art, 1995, The Mckinney Avenue Contemporary, 1995, Warehouse for the Living Arts, Corsicana, 1996, Upstairs, Dallas, 1998, University Texas Dallas, Richardson, Texas, 1998, The Assemblage Art Awards, Irving, 1999, Highland Park High School, 2000, Bath House Cultural Center, 2000, 2001, White Rock Artist's Studio Tour, 2001, Northlake College, 2001.


Cub scout leader, 1964—1966. Director children's bible classes Sst. Patricks, Dallas, 1976—1978.

Director Vacation Bible School St. Patricks. President-school mother's president St. Thomas and St. Patricks, Dallas, 1975—1978. Member of Highlang Park Art Teachers Association (president 2001-2002), Dallas Visual Arts Center, Texas State Teachers Art Association, National Art Education Association, Delta Kappa Gamma.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, travel.


Married Samuel James Ferro, August 19, 1967 (divorced October 27, 1992). 1 child Stephen James.

James Alfred

Ellen Morganstern Johnston

Samuel James Ferro

Stephen James Ferro