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Visual arts educator

Nancy Sloan Payne was American visual arts educator. co-founder History Chincoteague Tours, since 2003; officer of election Accomack County, Virginia, Town of Chincoteague Island, Virginia precinct, since 2002. Member Accomack Company Democratic Committee (vice chair, since 2008), Alexandria Society for Preservation Black Heritage.

Background

Payne, Nancy Sloan was born on August 5, 1937 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Arthur J. and Esther Jenkins (Ashcom) Sloan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1959. Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, George Washington University, Washington, 1981.

Career

Visual arts teacher, Alexandria (Virginia) Schools, 1960-1961;art teacher school program, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1962;visual arts teacher, Montgomery County Schools, Rockville, Maryland., 1965-1967;instructor, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, 1971-1973;instructor, Mount Vernon College, Washington, 1971-1973;visual arts teacher, Arlington (Virginia) County Schools, 1967-1979;education coordinator, The Textile Museum, Washington, 1982-1987;middle school visual arts teacher, K-12 department chair, St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, Alexandria, 1988-1997. Retired;

co-founder Fiber Art Study Group, Washington, since 1988. Co-owner Art Gallery, Chincoteague Island, Virginia, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Craftsmen's Biennial Virginia Commonwealth University (Excellence in Textiles award), 1973, Virginia Craftsmen Biennial The Virginia Museum, 1980, Creative Crafts Council 15th Biennial, 1982, Alexandria's Sculpture Festival, 1983, 84, 13 Fiber Artists Exhibition Foundry Gallery, Washington, 1985.

Membership

Co-founder History Chincoteague Tours, since 2003. Officer of election Accomack County, Virginia, Town of Chincoteague Island, Virginia precinct, since 2002. Member Accomack Company Democratic Committee (vice chair, since 2008), Alexandria Society for Preservation Black Heritage.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: growing flowers, collecting hub caps, McDonald toys, and political/campaign items.

Connections

Married Randolph Allen Payne, November 19, 1970. 1 child, Anna Sloan Straub.

father:
Arthur J. Sloan

mother:
Esther Jenkins (Ashcom) Sloan

spouse:
Randolph Allen Payne

child:
Anna Sloan Straub Payne