Nancy Pierce

Nancy Pierce Photography
Photographer

Biography

Photographer Nancy Pierce works on assignment for editorial, corporate and nonprofit clients. She was primary photographer for the Levine Museum of the New South’s permanent exhibit, Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers, and for that museum’s 2009-2010 exhibit, Changing Places. She was commissioned for the award-winning exhibits Families of Abraham photo exhibit at the Levine Museum (2006) and River Docs at the Light Factory (2007).  She has helped community organizations create photography projects to build interracial trust, assess residents’ urban infrastructure needs, and raise awareness about land conservation. Nancy and her husband are the parents of two young adult sons. Her spare time is usually spent bicycling, running, swimming, hiking or kayaking on the Catawba River. Visit her at www.nancypiercephoto.com

Education

Nancy holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Minnesota and an MA in Psychology from UNC Charlotte, where she explored using photography as a tool in psychological assessment and treatment.

Expertise

Her photography assignments often reflects her interest in land/water protection, community infrastructure and environmental sustainability.

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 09, 2017
    Take a photo tour of this 92-year-old Charlotte factory with a compelling history that includes auto-making and Cold War missiles. 
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Feb 09, 2017
    Take a photo tour of this 92-year-old Charlotte factory with a compelling history that includes auto-making and Cold War missiles. 
  • plancharlotte.org
    Sep 09, 2016
    An almost forgotten sapling bears unexpected fruit, opening a door into new explorations. A photo essay.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Sep 09, 2016
    An almost forgotten sapling bears unexpected fruit, opening a door into new explorations. A photo essay.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Aug 10, 2015
    Can’t wait for the Blue Line Extension? Watch it grow, in this photo slideshow of construction along the 9.3-mile, $1.16 billion light rail project that will link UNC Charlotte to uptown Charlotte, South End and all the way to I-485.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Aug 10, 2015
    Can’t wait for the Blue Line Extension? Watch it grow, in this photo slideshow of construction along the 9.3-mile, $1.16 billion light rail project that will link UNC Charlotte to uptown Charlotte, South End and all the way to I-485.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Dec 10, 2013
    Photographer Nancy Pierce's visual story of people and places along U.S. 21 offers a window into the way the road, like the region, has reinvented itself over time.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Dec 10, 2013
    Photographer Nancy Pierce's visual story of people and places along U.S. 21 offers a window into the way the road, like the region, has reinvented itself over time.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jul 10, 2013
    A photo gallery from Nancy Pierce and Mae Israel showing the redevelopment of historic textile mills in Gastonia and Rock Hill. To read the related article, click here. 
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jul 10, 2013
    A photo gallery from Nancy Pierce and Mae Israel showing the redevelopment of historic textile mills in Gastonia and Rock Hill. To read the related article, click here.