Nancy Jacey


Wildlife Artist, Nancy Jacey

Nancy Jacey is recognized for her Prismacolor pencil illustrations. The artist has been using Prismacolor pencils for over fifteen years, and her technique allows her to realistically capture the world in a vivid, colorful style and bring it to life for her audience. Nancy specializes in marine, nature, and wildlife illustrations. She has been teaching Prismacolor pencil illustration, drawing, fashion design and cartooning courses to students of all ages for eight years. In August of 2007, Nancy announced the opening of her own art gallery and art instruction school, The Jacey Gallery, in Tampa, Florida. In May 2009, The Jacey Gallery opened a new location in Richmond, Virginia.

Nancy graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where she received her BFA in Studio Art. She later studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design, earning her MFA in Illustration.

Nancy’s illustrations have been exhibited extensively throughout Florida, Georgia and Virginia. Her clients include Weekly Reader Magazine, Rooms to Go Inc., Public Imagery Inc., Food Systems Unlimited Inc., YMCA, the Royal Order of Jesters Division of Shriners Children’s Hospital, RseaH Enterprises Inc., Maverick Energy Group Ltd., NPA Bodybuilding USA, Mermaid’s Bite and the Florida Wildlife Federation. The artist is a member of the Graphic Artist Guild, the Colored Pencil Society of America, the Tybee Art Association of Georgia and the Cultural Resources Commission of Tallahassee.

Nancy’s illustrations have been featured in The Best of Worldwide Artists Working in Charcoal, Pastel & Pencil Vol.1, Print Magazine, the Directory of Illustration, Black Book and Black Book Raw Magazine. For further contact information, commissions or to view more of Nancy Jacey’s artwork and her Richmond art gallery location, visit her website at

“Nancy is skilled in portraying images of nature in stunning and imaginative patterns of color, and I believe she has a bright future in the world of naturalistic art.”
-Manley Fuller, President, Florida Wildlife Federation

“Working with Nancy was a great pleasure. She created a beautiful illustration for our magazine on time and with great professionalism. She was able to take our artistic direction and executed it as a winning visual. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with her again.”
-Claudia Ramirez, Art Director, Weekly Reader

 "Great Blue Herons" “ "Great Blue Herons"”

30" x 40," Prismacolor Pencil on Illustration Board

Sandhill Cranes “Sandhill Cranes”

30" x 40," Prismacolor Pencil on Illustration Board

Blue Crab “Blue Crab”

20" x 12," Prismacolor Pencil on Illustration Board

Once Upon A Dream “Once Upon A Dream”

Prismacolor Pencil on Illustration Board

Chasing the Bait “Chasing the Bait”

Prismacolor Pencil on Illustration Board

Spoonbills “Spoonbills”

Prismacolor Pencil on Illustration Board

Mom's Sunflower “Mom's Sunflower”

Acrylic on Canvas