BA, Edinburgh College of Art; MA, Northumbria University
Naomi is an artist and educator with a practice based in lens-based modes of production that explores photography, video, drawing, painting and installation. Her work has featured in group and solo shows in the UK, the US and Japan.
Naomi was born and brought up in Belfast, Northern Ireland and completed her BA at Edinburgh College of Art. Naomi has an MA in Fine Art and Education and holds teaching credentials for California and the UK. Naomi taught Art and Photography at secondary school level for eight years in the North East of England before moving to Los Angeles and continuing teaching art to middle school students. Naomi has contributed her writing to a number of arts education publications and is a passionate blogger of ideas and commentary about art education and contemporary art.
Naomi loves working with children and teenagers, sharing her passion for contemporary art and encouraging her students to take creative risks and express their own artistic ideas and identities.