About

Nana Williams was born in Vienna, Austria. She is a self-taught artist, who studied Photography at "die Graphische" in Vienna and received her diploma in 2012. She mostly works in the mediums of water color, gouache and ink, but is also active in the fields of sculpture and soft sculpture. She has shown her work across the United States and Europe and has collaborated with clothing companies, small businesses and magazines. For five years she worked together with her husband at their own business "Yetis and Friends", before retiring from it to focus on her art and illustration full time. 
As of 2014 she found a nest in Pasadena, California, where she doodles cats and other creatures in her home sweet home.

EDUCATION
Die Graphische (Höhere Graphische Bundes-Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt), Vienna, Austria
Diploma in Photography in 2012

SHOWS AND PUBLICATIONS

Upcoming Shows
"Spectra", Group Show, Helikon Gallery, Denver, CO, May 3rd 2018

Past Shows
Solo
"Handle With Care", Flower Pepper Gallery, CA

Selected Group
Trading Card Art Show, Gristle Gallery, New York City, NY
"Melody", Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
"Summer Mood", Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
“Wild Heart", Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
"5th Annual Group Show", Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
"Muses of Mount Helikon IV", Helikon Gallery, Denver, CO
"Here Comes Summer", Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
"The Legend of Zelda" Tribute Show at A Shop Called Quest, Claremont, CA
"Starman", a Tribute to David Bowie, 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Krampusmas III", 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Small Stuff", Bear And Bird Gallery, Lauderhill, FL
"Famous Cats", Fan*Alley, Anaheim, CA
"Freak Show", 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Coaster Show, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Roald Dahl/Shel Silverstein Tribute show, Fan*Alley, Anaheim, CA
"Spirit of the Wind", Rothick Art Haus, Anaheim, CA
"Art for Animals", Leanna Lin's Wonderland, Eagle Rock, CA
"With Love Your Biggest Fan 2", Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, PA
"Swim Season", 63 Bluxome St Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Krampusmas II", 63 Bluxome St Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Dubious Expedition", Leanna Lin's Wonderland, Eagle Rock, CA
"Decked Out", Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA
"Aloha, Sametan" Fresh Cafe and Loft in Space (Pow Wow Hawaii), Honolulu, HI
"Krampusmas I", 63 Bluxome St Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Smile, you Son of a Bitch", Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"The Draw Show", 63 Bluxome St Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"The Hair Show", Spank Salon, Alameda, CA
"F**k Fashion, More Passion", Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

As Curator: 
"Beasts of the Unknown", Flowerpepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA

PUBLICATION
Juxtapoz Magazine Online Feature, Dec 2016
"Check Please!", collaborative art book, 2013

EDITORIAL
Biber (Magazine): May 2016, January 2015, March 2014, January 2014, June 2013, February 2013