John Wayne (~*RockBOY*~), 2018
urethane, lithograph print on Rives BFK, acrylic on panel
5 inches x 7 inches x 7 inches
Naomi Nakazato‘s multidisciplinary work spans drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and installation to examine belonging, faulty language, and location within hybridity. She received a BA from Anderson University, South Carolina and an MFA from The New York Academy of Art, New York. Her work has recently shown at Below Grand (New York, NY), 5-50 Gallery (Queens, NY), Galerie Tracanelli (Grenoble, FR), Field Projects (New York, NY), Geary Contemporary (New York, NY), Paradice Palase (Brooklyn, NY), Olympia (New York, NY), and NARS Foundation (Brooklyn, NY). Nakazato was awarded two Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants, an initiate Brandon Fellowship at the Greenville Center for the Creative Arts in Greenville, South Carolina, a 2017 summer residency at the Leipzig International Artists Program in Leipzig, Germany, and a 2018-19 Keyholder Residency at The Lower East Side Printshop. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.