Influenced by folk art, the natural world and artistic endeavors of diverse cultural traditions, Nana employs her background in anthropology, theater and Jungian psychology I her artwork. Her hand-built stoneware collection uses subtle color and earthy texture to portray botanical themes and whimsical entities of nature.
Nana holds a B.A. from the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA and a M.ED. In Art Education from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. Working from her Bellingham studio and garden, her work is represented nationally through craft shops, galleries and garden shops.