Naomi White

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About Naomi White

I am a visual artist, photographer,and educator. My work investigates themes of consumerism and identity construction in our camera-bound world. Focusing on the transformative power of photography  I examine how photography affects materials, memory, culture, and the self.

Naomi White is a visual artist, photographer, and educator. Her work investigates themes of consumerism and identity construction in our camera-bound world, focusing on the transformative
power of photography- how photography affects materials, memory, culture, and our sense of self.
Educated in New York where she lived for many years, White has recently returned to Los Angeles where she was born and raised. White Teaches in the MFA Photography department at the New York Film Academy, in Burbank, California, and at UCLA Extension. Her studio is located in Highland Park, Los Angeles. Her work has been shown throughout North America and Europe, and is held in both private and public collections.
Education
MFA, Photography and Related Media, May 2000, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY Post Baccalaureate, Photography, May 1998, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA BA, English Literature, May 1994, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA Certificate in Italian Language and Photography, May 1990, Lorenzo De Medici, Florence, Italy Studies in the History of Art and Photography, 1988-1990, Cal State University Northridge, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2012

Plastic Currents.  Two Roads Gallery, Los Angeles

2007

 The Liberator. Supreme Trading Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

2002

Daily Practice, Tobey Fine Arts, NYC

2000

Glued to the Mirror, Tobey Fine Arts, NYC

Select Group Exhibitions

2017

bG Gallery, Spectrum Gestalt, Bergamot Station

PHOTO LA, 26th Annual International, ASMP Booth

2016

Art Basel, Miami, Composition: an Arrangement of Unique Things, Directed Art Modern

Cross Currents, Saatchi Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Convergence, Cabarrus Arts, Concord, North Carolina

2015 Uncertain States #21. A lens-based artists’ project, London, UK

2014

Visual Narratives, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado

Festival #4, NAA Festval NOVAS ARTES ASSOCIADAS, Barcelos, Portugal

AphroChic, Helms Bakery Pop-up Home, Saatchi Art, Los Angeles

The Future of Gaming. iam8bit Gallery, Los Angeles

Grace & Ritual, iam8bit Gallery, Los Angeles

Saatchi Art Opening, celebrating their Permanent Collection, Los Angeles

The Future of Gaming, DICE Summit, Las Vegas

2013

Camera Work: Contemporary Portraiture, Black Box Gallery Portland, Oregon

Grace & Ritual, iam8bit Gallery, Los Angeles

2012

Green, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado

SONYA Art Walk, Brooklyn

 

2010

Collaborations with Olek, Christopher Henry Gallery, NYC

EyeAm: Women Behind the Lens, Anthology Film Archives, NYC

2008

Peter Lorre’s 20th Century, Montclair University, New Jersey

2007

EyeAm: Women Behind the Lens, Manhattan Neighborhood Network

About Face: Portraiture Now, GE World Headquarters, Fairfield, Connecticut

2006

Women in Modern Art, LMCC, Redhead Gallery, NY

2005

A Knock on the Door, LMCC, South Street Seaport Museum, NY

2003

Strength & Virtue, Kembali Film Festival, Echo Theatre, Portland, Oregon

2002

5th Anniversary Show, Tobey Fine Arts, 580 Broadway, NY

Education

MFA, Photography and Related Media, May 2000, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Post Baccalaureate, Photography, May 1998, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
BA, English Literature, May 1994, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Certificate in Italian Language and Photography, May 1990, Lorenzo De Medici, Florence, Italy
Studies in the History of Art and Photography, 1988-1990, Cal State University Northridge, CA

 

Collections

Plastic Currents


Shipwrecked Series


Traces of the Real


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