Nancy Nowacek (nnowacek)

Nancy Nowacek

Assistant Professor of Design

Institutional Service

  • Academic Operations Member
  • Academic Appeals Commitee Member
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee Member
  • ACES/ART HARPER support Chair
  • Faculty Search Committee Member
  • VAT Spring Lecture Series Member
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee Member
  • Spring Lecture Series Chair
  • Student Awards Committee Member
  • Red Shift Chair
  • VAT Spring Lecture Series Chair
  • Furnishings Member

Professional Service

  • Works Co-founder; Member Core Team
  • Flux Factory Donating Artist
  • Center 4 Artistic Activism Consulting Designer
  • NY/NJ Harbor Estuary Program’s Citizen Advisory Council Art advisor
  • Publication: Plastic Matter Design consultant
  • Works on Water Curatorial and Central Leadership Team
  • Works on Water Co-founder; Curatorial Leadership
  • Center for Artistic Activism Designer
  • Culture Push Member, Board of Directors
  • Works on Water Core member, curator, and administrator
  • Center for Artistic Activism Designer, Unstoppable Voters
  • Culture Push Member, Board of Directors
  • New York City Department of City Planning, Waterfront and Open Spaces Public Outreach Consultant

Professional Societies

  • CAA – College Art Association Member

Selected Publications

Book

  1. Nowacek, N.; Zurkow, M. (2020). Monument to Habitat Compensation Island. New York City: The Starlings.
    monumentisland.com.

Book Chapter

    Conference Proceeding

      Journal Article

      1. Nowacek, N. (2021). Three Cheers for Age Diversity and Deep Hanging Out, MN Artists. MN Artists (12-3-21 ed.). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Walker Art Center.
        https://mnartists.walkerart.org/?p=28744&preview=1&_ppp=55714317f5.
      2. Lytle, A.; Nowacek, N.; Levy, S. R. (2020). Instapals: Reducing ageism by facilitating intergenerational contact and providing aging education. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education (3 ed., vol. 41, pp. 308-319).
      3. Lytle, A.; Nowacek, N. (2020). Instapals: Reducing ageism by facilitating intergenerational contact and providing aging education. .
      4. Nowacek, N.. Plastic Tide. Underwater New York: The Labor Issue. New York, NY: Underwater New York.
        https://underwaternewyork.com/issue-15-the-labor-issue.

      Paper given at conference; publication of conference proceedings are still TBD