Nana An was born in Seoul, South Korea. She moved to Vancouver in Canada by herself to study english and visual art at the age of 15. She finished her BFA Illustration at School of Visual Art in 2011. She mainly uses gouache, ink, and oil paints. Her works are inspired by the stories of her environment and daily life. After working at Tom Cody Design as a textile designer for 4 years, she works as a freelancer in NYC.