Nancy took about 25,000 photographs of rural Colorado and New Mexico, the Utes, and Taos Pueblo. She used them to illustrate five award-winning books on these subjects.



To acquire the rights to use a Nancy Wood photograph in a museum, online or in books, magazines, and other media, please contact Nancy’s trustee at


Academic Research

Browse more than 1,000 Nancy Wood photographs of Taos Pueblo, the Utes, and rural New Mexico and Colorado in the Nancy Wood Photograph Collection at the University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research.


A Selection from Eye of the West

The following photographs are from Eye of the West, an award-winning anthology of Nancy’s most notable photographs of rural Colorado, the Ute Mountain Utes, Southern Utes,  Taos Pueblo, and New Mexico, published by the University of New Mexico Press. Eye of the West won the 2008 Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Photography Book from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Buy the book on