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.
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
8 Linear Feet
(4 document boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes, and 53 posters)
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