Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Hom (Nancy) papers
CEMA 46  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (131.70 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Nancy Hom is a San Francisco based Chinese American artist, activist, writer, curator, and arts administrator. Her visual artwork touches upon sociopolitical themes of family, politics, women's rights, the environment, cultural celebrations, and immigration. Hom also served as Executive Director of the Kearny Street Workshop, an Asian Pacific American arts organization, from 1995-2003. Her papers include correspondence, publications, and artwork that represent her active involvement with nonprofit organizations and cultural communities in the Bay Area. This collection will continue to grow periodically.
Background
Nancy Hom is a silkscreen artist, writer, graphic designer, curator, and children's book illustrator. Based in San Francisco, Nancy Hom was the long-time executive director for the Kearny Street Workshop and was co-founder of the Asian American Media Collective in New York City. She moved to San Francisco in 1974 and became involved in developing neighborhood arts organizations there. Kearny Street Workshop is the oldest surviving multidisciplinary Asian American community arts organization in the United States.
Extent
8 Linear Feet (4 document boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes, and 53 posters)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
This collection is open for research.