Nancy Raen-Mendez was born in Boston, Massachusetts and is currently living and working in Evansville, Indiana.  Ms. Raen-Mendez is an Instructor of Art in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana.  She teaches courses in painting, drawing, and two-dimensional design.  She has exhibited her artwork nationally and internationally. 

Selected Awards

Curator’s Choice Award, Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound, Part 2, WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY Curator: Yuko Nii

Honorable Mention, North American Print and Drawing Exhibition, Arts Visalia Visual Art Center, Visalia, CA


MFA, University of Cincinnati

MAE, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

BFA, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth