Nancy Schön

Schön and Schön

291 Otis St.
West Newton MA 02465

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Artist Contact Info:
(617) 969-4729
It is with great delight that my daughter Ellen and I will be showing together again. Although our work is different, our passion for art is the same.
Nancy Schön is a Boston based sculptor known for her warm, evocative representations of human and animal figures. She has received many commissions both private and public and delights in working with each of her clients to invent and render distinctive sculptural solutions to unique problems. She has exhibited extensively throughout the United States and abroad and has been awarded many honors. She is best known for her “Make Way for Ducklings” in the Boston Public Garden.
Along with her artistic career over the years, Nancy has also been a community activist. She is known as the “Grandmother” of the 40,000 square-foot world-class Lynch Family Skatepark, that opened under the ramps of the Zakim Bridge 2016.

In 1991, as part of the START Treaty Summit ceremonies, Barbara Bush presented Raisa Gorbachev with a replica of her Boston bronze sculpture “Make Way for Ducklings” taken from the story by Robert McCloskey. The sculpture is in Novodevichy Park in Moscow and was given “on behalf of the children of the United States to the children of the Soviet Union.”

Nancy married Donald Schön and has 4 children and 11 grandchildren.6 great grandchildren.

Nancy Schön’s Studio
291 Otis St
West Newton MA 02465

Ellen Schön, Nancy Schön
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