Naomi White is an intersectional feminist, visual artist, and educator working in Los Angeles. She is the winner of PDN’s Objects of Desire award and has exhibited throughout North America and Europe, including with Tobey Fine Arts, Christopher Henry Gallery... Read More
Naomi White is an intersectional feminist, visual artist, and educator working in Los Angeles. She is the winner of PDN’s Objects of Desire award and has exhibited throughout North America and Europe, including with Tobey Fine Arts, Christopher Henry Gallery and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in New York; GE World Headquarters in Connecticut; Saatchi Art Gallery in Santa Monica; and the NAA Festival Novas Artes Associadas in Barcelos, Portugal, both Scope and Spectrum Art Fairs at Art Basel Miami, and Photo LA.
Her work has been published in PDN, The Brooklyn Rail, and Uncertain States, in the UK. White holds an MFA in Photography and Related Media from SVA in New York, and a BA in English Literature from San Francisco State. She is currently the Co-Chair of the photography department at the New York Film Academy in Burbank, California.
White investigates themes of consumerism and identity construction in our camera-bound world, focusing on the transformative power of photography to affect desire and change.
Winner of PDN's Objects of Desire Still Life competitionLens Culture Earth Awards "Most highly rated"
Solo ExhibitionsSeptember 2012 Plastic Currents, Two Roads Gallery, Los AngelesJune 2007 The Liberator, Supreme Trading Gallery, Williamsburg, BrooklynJanuary 2002 Daily Practice, Tobey Fine Arts, NYCNovember 2000 Glued to the Mirror, Tobey Fine Arts, NYC
Group ExhibitionsAugust 2018 Maiden LA Open Studios, Los Angeles
February 2018 Fragments Shored Against the Ruins, Blue Thumb Gallery, Melbourne, AustraliaDecember 2017 Spectrum Art Fair, Booth #615, MiamiDecember 2017 Scope Art Fair, Directed Art Modern, MiamiDecember 2017 The Setai Hotel, Design Art Concepts, MiamiJune 2017 bG Gallery, Spectrum Gestalt, Bergamot StationJanuary 2017 PHOTO LA, 26th Annual International, ASMP Booth December 2016, Art Basel, Miami, Composition: an Arrangement of Unique Things, Directed Art ModernJuly 2016, Cross Currents, Saatchi Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CAJanuary 2016, Convergence, Cabarrus Arts, Concord, North CarolinaMarch 2015 Uncertain States #21, A lens-based artists' project, London, UKNovember 2014 Visual Narratives, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, ColoradoNovember 2014 Festival #4, NAA Festval NOVAS ARTES ASSOCIADAS, Barcelos, PortugalOctober 2014 AphroChic, Helms Bakery Pop-up Home, Saatchi Art, Los AngelesJune 2014 The Future of Gaming, iam8bit Gallery, Los AngelesMay 2014 Grace & Ritual, iam8bit Gallery, Los AngelesMarch 2014 Saatchi Art Opening, celebrating their Permanent Collection, Los AngelesFebruary 2014 The Future of Gaming, DICE Summit, Las VegasSeptember 2013 Camera Work: Contemporary Portraiture, Black Box Gallery Portland, OregonMay 2013 Grace & Ritual, iam8bit Gallery, Los AngelesOctober 2012 Green, The Center for Fine Art Photography, ColoradoJune 2012 SONYA Art Walk, BrooklynDecember 2010 Collaborations with Olek, Christopher Henry Gallery, NYCJuly 2010 EyeAm: Women Behind the Lens, Anthology Film Archives, NYCJune 2008 Peter Lorre’s 20th Century, Montclair University, New JerseyMay 2007 EyeAm: Women Behind the Lens, Manhattan Neighborhood NetworkApril 2007 About Face: Portraiture Now, GE World Headquarters, Fairfield, ConnecticutApril 2006 Women in Modern Art, LMCC, Redhead Gallery, NY