Nancy Azara

Brooklyn, NY
Father Joseph F. Azara
Mother Nancy Como
Children Nana Olivas



Employment Sculptor and Educator | International Sculpture Center; WCA; CAA; Sculptors Guild
Interests and Hobbies Travel
Societal Contributions

Nancy Azara is a sculptor, painter, and educator who has shown her carved, painted, and gilded wood sculptures both locally and internationally in places as diverse as Italy and Taiwan.

She founded a feminist art institute with 5 other women The New York Feminist Art Institute, NYFAI (1979-1990) where she taught a workshop called Visual Diaries: Consciousness Raising and Art Making. She has also written a book Spirit Taking Form: Making a Spiritual Practice of Making Art.

She is a mother and grandmother and her life partner is Darla Bjork, MD, artist and physician.