About the Artist

Naomi was born in Houston, TX and received her Bachelors of Art in English and Studio Art at the University of Texas in Austin. She is currently living and working out of Queens, NY. She is predominantly a drawing and painting mixed media artist with interests in textiles and collage. Much of her work explores ideas of home and belonging in an ever changing urban environment and seeks to engage the larger contexts in which art exists.


Education & Work:

2013: University of Texas in Austin - Bachelor of Art in English and Studio Art

2013-2015: Transform Arts, Cru NYC - Artist in Residence

2015-Present: Transform Arts, Cru NYC - Staff

2015-Present: Thrive Collective - Teaching Artist


Exhibition History:

2014: Hope Gathering Women's Conference (NYC)

2014: Groundswell Benefit Auction (NYC)

2014: "Jo-Hwa" @ All Things Project Gallery (NYC)

2015: "Building Stories: Two Woman Show" @ All Things Project Gallery (NYC)

2015: Long Island City Artist Group Show @ Falchi Building (NYC)

2015-2016: "Who is My Neighbor? NYC" @ Walls-Ortiz Gallery & Center (NYC)

2016: "Rhapsody in Color" @ Samuel J Wood Library w/ The National League of American Pen Women (NYC)

2016: "Paradise in the City" @ Local Project Art Space (NYC)

For more information or further inquiries about the artwork, email nkuo19@gmail.com

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