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designer , illustrator

Tony Max-Perry Nance, Designer, illustrator. Art director Montclair Coalition for Performing Arts, Montclair, 1982. Member Society for Creative Anachronism (founding associate), Local MusiciansUnion, National Rifle Association, Mensa, Scotland County Art Guild, Scotland County Chamber Music Society, Porsche Club American, North Carolina SCCA.

Background

Nance, Tony Max-Perry was born on February 25, 1955 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Perry Hedgeman and Ida Delea (King) Nance.

Education

Student, University Denver, 1978. Bachelor, New York School Visual Arts, 1976. Postgraduate, New York School Visual Arts, 1981.

Postgraduate, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1978. Postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1982. AS, Gibbs College, 2004.

Master in Fine Art & Graphics Design, New York School Visual Arts, 2007.

Career

Design engineer Automation Controls, Montclair, 1975-1977. Artist, designer Greg Copeland, Inc., Fairfield, New Jersey, 1976-1979. Owner, designer Stalhaus, Inc., Montclair, 1976-1980.

Editor contemporary ads Graphis Magazine, New York City, 1977-1979. Illustrator, artist L.C. Graphics, Inc., Clifton, New Jersey, 1979-1980. Illustrator, printer Graphics III, 1974—1975.

Carrier supervisor Montclair Post Office, 1980-1993. Freelance illustrator Executive Imports Group, New York City, 1981—2004. Freelance illustrator & designer A. Schram & Sons, 1985—2004.

Owner, design engineer Decotech Alternations (became Decotech/NANCEtech), Montclair, New Jersey, 1984—1998, Decotech/NANCEtech, since 1998, Electronics Tech-Atlas Soundolier, 1992-1995, Machine Tech-Atlas Soudolier, 1995-1998. Illustrator, designer, artist Magic Circle Printing, New York, New Jersey, 1998—2000. Owner NANCEart/ NANCEtech, Montclair, 1998—2005.

Advertising & media designer Advansia Corporation, 2003—2004. Adjunct instructor computer graphics, fine art, media arts Gibbs College.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Graphis magazine. Artist, art director (album covers) Bhang, 1984 Ron Smyth I, 1986, Bhang II, When Music Becomes a Tool, 1978-2003. Artist, illustrator (album cover, tour and advertising promotion) Passport Greatest Hits/Doldinger, 1977 (album cover, international poster) Zap and the Wires, 1979, The Saga of the Black Silk Jetmen.

      Producer, illustrator (album cover) The Little Things by Dogs, 1988, Eating Glass with Loren Tindall. One man shows include Discovery Galleries, Montclair, 1978, The Gallery, Fairfield, 1979, Broghton Galleries, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1983, Scotland Galleries, Laurinburg, North Carolina, 1993. Contributor artist magazines Verotika, 1996, Hard Core, 1996.

      Various musical and graphic copyrights. Member Southern Ambition band, 1993-1997, Southern Fried Dogs band, 1996-1998. Creator comic strip Appliances, 1995-1997, Just Buggin', 1998.

      Head guitarist, writer, keyboardist, vocalist Walsh-Nance Band, 2006-2008. Illustrator, (Children's Book, Akadu's Tears, 2005.

Membership

Art director Montclair Coalition for Performing Arts, Montclair, 1982. Member Society for Creative Anachronism (founding associate), Local MusiciansUnion, National Rifle Association, Mensa, Scotland County Art Guild, Scotland County Chamber Music Society, Porsche Club American, North Carolina SCCA.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, prop and special effect design, collecting plastictoys, computer software design, collecting guitars.

Connections

Married June Anne Percival, October 31, 1986 (divorced May 1994). Children: Jack Anthony, Jacqlene Angela, Jihad Conan.

father:
Perry Hedgeman Nance

mother:
Ida Delea (King) Nance

spouse:
June Anne Percival

children:
Jack Anthony Nance

Jacqlene Angela Nance

Jihad Conan Nance