Nancy Hom was born in Toisan, China and came to the United States when she was five years old. She grew up in New York City and graduated from Pratt Institute in 1971. She moved to San Francisco in 1974. She is an artist, writer, organizer, and arts administrator with over 30 years of experience in the non-profit arts field. Widely known for her silkscreen artwork, she has created numerous images for community events, political and social causes. She has also been a graphic designer and children’s book illustrator. She now works in paint, pastel, and mixed media. Her work has been published in several publications and her art has been exhibited in numerous galleries, mostly recently at the deYoung Museum of San Francisco. She is currently a freelance curator and arts consultant for several non-profits in the Bay Area.