Nancy Barno Reynolds has been an active participant in the arts for more than 30 years, as a student, working artist, judge, curator, teacher, collector, and patron.
She founded and was the Executive Director of The Art School™, a community-based organization that used art to educate. In the role she arranged, marketed, and curated over 100 local exhibitions. As an educator, Nancy has taught across the ages including in K-12 public schools and through The Art School™, as well as in University-level education courses at Binghatmon University, SUNY Oneonta, and SUNY Cortland, as well as Cazenovia College.
Barno Reynolds attended Binghamton University where she earned an Ed.D. in Educational Theory and Practice, M.S.Eds in English Education (7-12) and Elementary Education (N-6), and a B.S. in Literature and Folklore, with a minor in Anthropology.
Barno Reynolds is a lifelong resident of Broome County, where she resides with her husband and four children. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Susquehanna Heritage Area Commission, the Greater Binghamton Tourism Committee, and the Binghamton Business & Arts Alliance, and advises on a number of educational committees as well.