Nancy Douthey was born in Fort Worth, TX in the year of the horse, 1978 and currently lives and works in Houston, TX. She received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Practice and Emerging Forms from the University of Houston in 2010. In addition, she has been an associate artist in residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts working under the guidance of ACA Master playwright and performer Heather Woodbury. She has exhibited work at Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, Reed College, Portland, OR, Clemson University, Clemson, SC and Ohio University, Athens, OH. She is a founding member of the collective Performance Art Lab and has recently been awarded the Liz Alexander Visual Arts Award from the Houston Arts Alliance.