Nancy Oliveri is an American, New York artist who was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1958. She was raised in a small Connecticut town named Uncasville after the Chief of the Mohegan tribe. She grew up during the 60's and 70's, inspired and influenced by the drive-in movie theater where her father worked. She later studied film and photography at Hartford Art School in the 80's with an emphasis on conceptual art which she continues to be a central influence in photographic and artistic practice. She has shown her work extensively in the US and internationally including a solo show Ph21 Gallery Budapest in 2016 and also was acknowledged as a finalist for the Julia Margaret Cameron and Pollux awards and was invited to exhibit in the Berlin Foto Bienniale. She is also a licensed psychotherapist in private in Manhattan where she works with artists, writers & creative entrepreneurs.