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Background and Bio of Nancy Tilles

Artist Bio
Nancy Tilles is an award winning artist, well known for her paintings and portraits. Her paintings are joyful expressions brought to life through color and form.  Influenced by living in South Florida for over 30 years, her images often reflect a tropical theme, rich in color.

s work has been commissioned publicly and privately numerous times. In 2013 Artfest in Stuart featured Nancys painting Infinity, Dolphins at Play as their commemorative poster. In 2011 her painting Gemstone Hawksbill Turtle was chosen to represent the Art Fest by the Sea in Jupiter  Sea eScape, her underwater series, was purchased by the City of Sunny Isles in Miami Beach. Her portrait of a young rider jumping her horse in Sheer Determination, was awarded best of show and chosen as the cover of Palms West Almanac Magazine 2004.  Community participation is important to Nancy and she regularly donates work to various charitable organizations.  She is presently licensing many of her images to appear on different products.

Nancy enjoys exhibiting her work at art festivals where she can meet people and exchange ideas. She has appeared in festivals throughout Florida including Artigras, Sunfest, Naples Art Fair, and Jupiter Art Fest by the Sea.  Recent exhibits include the Palm Beach International Airport , the Village of Wellington
s Art in Public Places, the Town of Jupiter Community Center, Village Art Gallery in Tequesta and one man show at Whole Foods in Wellington.  Presently her work can also be seen at Alligator Art in Wellington, Hurricane Cafe in Jupiter and Palm Beach Jewelers in North Palm Beach.   

Originally from New York, Nancy earned her BFA from the University of Miami in 1977.  She currently resides in Palm Beach Gardens and spends her time working on commissions and teaching adults who are interested in perfecting their painting skills or learning how to paint for the first time.

Wild Things
Benefiting the Boys & Girls Club
of Palm Beach County

80 Life-Sized fiberglass horses, dolphins, pelicans and sea turtles have been decorated by artists from Florida and the country and have been auctioned to raise money for The Boys and Girls Club.

Pictured is Nancy Tilles with her creation "Groovy" which has been purchased by Jess Santamaria, County Commissioner.  "Groovy" is on display at the old Wellington Mall.

Purchase Giclees On Line

Giclees available for sale directly online. To order giclee prints of any of the images on this site contact me at Images will be printed on paper as large as 12"x18" and suitable for framing in up to 18"x24" format. Prints are $35.00 plus tax and shipping. Giclees on canvas are also available in any size.Gift Certificates available for Giclees, Portraits, and Art Classes.


Visit the Hurricane Cafe Art Gallery's website. Owner and Chef Scott Phillip of the famous Hurricane Cafe and Bryan Sullivan artist and founder of Expose Us Media have come together to present you a series of great art works by local artists for you to enjoy. Our first series features the current art works by 10 local artists. On display are original oil, acrcylic and mixed media paintings, photogrqphy and home decor shell creations. Give the Gift of Art  and support your local arts community, each piece is for sale. If you are interested in purchasing this art work please ask for the manager on duty at the Hurricane Cafe or buy online by selecting the artist's works you are interested in. Learn more about these great works of art online.

West Palm Beach Downtown Development Bench Project

Fourteen Artists were selected to design and decorate benches to beautify Clematis Street.

Nancy Tilles' bench, "The Clematis Flower", depicts the flower that  the street is named for.  Calligraphy decorates the seat of the bench describing the history of downtown West Palm Beach and how the streets were named.

Mayor Lois Frankel and Nancy Tilles are pictured behind "The Clematis Flower" bench.

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