Artist Nancy Mizuno Elliott is a tenured instructor at City College of San Francisco and runs its gallery. She received her M.F.A. with Distinction from the University of Georgia. She has been awarded residencies at Com Peung (Thailand), The White Colony (Costa Rica), Can Serrat (Spain), Ragdale, Hambidge Center, Osage Arts Community, and De Young Museum. She lives in Oakland with her boyfriend David Shamrock who’s in the metal/prog band Free Salamander Exhibit. They share their house with two Aussie Shepherd mutts.