Nama, George

George Nama  (Born 1939) grew up in Pittsburgh, pennsylvania  area. He earned his bachelors & masters degrees in painting at Carnegie Tech, now Carnegie Mellon University.

In the 1960s, Nama studied printmaking and worked at Stanley Hayter’s Atelier 17 in Paris. From that time onward, he has produced many prints and artist’s books, sometimes collaborating with writers including Samuel Hazo, Yves Bonnefoy, Alfred Brendel, Charles Simic.

His works are held in many great collections, including:

Bibliothèque municipale,Tours, France

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

Boston Athanaeum

Brooklyn Museum

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

Carnegie Institute

Angeles County Art Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Morgan Library and Museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Smithsonian, DC

Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland

Yale University Art Gallery

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