Nancy Hom is a San Francisco-based artist, writer, curator, and arts consultant. Born in Toisan, China and raised in New York City, she has been a leader in the SF Bay Area art scene since 1974. Through her posters, illustrations, installations, mandalas, poetry, and curatorial work, Nancy has used the arts to affirm the histories, struggles, and contributions of communities of color. Since 2012, she has created mandalas on various topics, using the art medium as a tool for community celebration, healing and reflection. In her long involvement with Kearny Street Workshop, an Asian American arts organization, she served as its executive director from 1995 to 2003. She has also nurtured the creative and organizational growth of over a dozen Bay Area arts organizations.