Nancy Ann Coyne is a designer, photographer and public artist. Her current work involves creating large-scale public artworks that expand the narrative qualities of documentary photography in the built environment. Coyne utilizes publicly accessible architecture and natural light to create performative, interactive environments that redefine the public realm, providing experiences that heighten consciousness of shared spaces and community, engaging audience members as participants. A former Fulbright scholar and fellow at Oxford University, her work has been exhibited internationally. Her projects have received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board and the McKnight Foundation, among others. In 2009, her landmark project Speaking of Home (2008) was awarded Americans for the Arts' Public Art Network Year in Review Award, the Society for Environmental Graphic Design's Merit Award and the Industrial Fabric Association International Award of Excellence. Her work has been published in the International Herald Tribune, New York Times.com, Public Art Review, Urban Land, Sculpture, SEGDdesign and Afterimage. Ms. Coyne is currently a Bush Foundation Artist Fellow and associate of the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota. She is an AIGA Minnesota Chapter Member and graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria.