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
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio