Nancy Peng

Region: Waterloo, ON
Generation: Sansei
Born Yamada, Toronto



Nancy Peng has a degree in math from The University of Waterloo and blends her analytical skills and creativity in her approach to art and teaching. She enjoys the technical aspects of printmaking and teaches watercolour, mixed media painting and printmaking at Button Factory Arts in Waterloo. Nancy is a co-op member and Marketing Chair for The Art District Gallery in St. Jacobs, Ontario. She is a long time advocate of volunteerism and community engagement. Her art is held in private collections and has shown at Homer Watson House and Gallery Kitchener, Kitchener Library, Cotton Factory Hamilton, Japanese Canadian Culture Centre Toronto, Kitchener City Hall, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo Public Library, Waterloo Museum, THEMUSEUM, Harbinger Gallery, Accelerator Centre, Walter Fedy and Scotiabank.

Awards and Accomplishments:
2017 Profiled in Grand Magazine for May/June issue
2017 March 19 Solo show at Homer Watson House and Gallery
2016 1st Place Homer Watson Gallery Curator’s Choice
2016 Press Juried Show award winner
2016 Brush Off semi finals at THEMUSEUM
2016 Art That Moves You featured artist on Grand River Transit
2015 1st Place Button Factory juried show
2015 2nd place Press Juried show
2015 2nd place Brush Off at Button Factory Arts
2014 Solo show at Button Factory Arts

Organized Community art projects:
2017 June KW Society of Artists members show
2017 Culture Days at WPL September 30
2016 Culture Days activity at WPL John M. Harper branch “Books and Art”
2016 June portrait workshop for “We Are Waterloo Portrait Project” City of Waterloo
2015 Art + Community exhibition at WPL John M. Harper branch

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Artist Statement

"In art, I search for the beauty beyond the flaws and imperfections and find inspiration from nature as well as the people around me."