Naomi Clark

BROOKLYN, NY

Naomi Clark
ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Naomi Clark received her MFA in painting from Pratt Institute. Naomi co- founded and works with a collaborative art group, Fort Makers. Her initial collaboration with Fort Makers, The Blanket Project, was a natural progression from the work she did for her senior thesis show. At Pratt, Naomi painted found objects and described her process as a “reverse Duchampian approach.” In her exploration of breaking free from the canvas, Naomi has painted Fort Makers’ ties, blankets, scarves, dresses, lamp shades and pillows, as well as stage backdrops for MoMA PS1’s Warm Up series and site specific installations including one at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. Naomi's work has been featured in NY Magazine, The New York TImes, Elle Italia, Brooklyn Magazine, Paper and Su-En Magazine. Naomi’s major influences include Sol LeWitt, Louise Bourgeois, Marcel Duchamp, Joan Mitchell and Willem De Kooning.

ARTIST STATEMENT

Naomi Sarah Clark is a contemporary abstraction painter who pulls form from classical painting and references. Her work pulses, landing on beats of both recognizable form and abstract motions. 

NAOMI CLARK

b. 1982, Denver, CO
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
  • 2008Pratt In, MFA
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2013Action Painting , 1708 Gallery
  • 2013Free Space , Pier 17 , New York, NY
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2013MIA Project , Downtown Arts District , Carson, CA
  • 2013Quilt Con , Austin Convention Center , Austin, TX
  • 2010Salon , Greenpoint Gallery , Brooklyn, NY
PUBLIC PROJECTS
  • 2013DUMBO Arts Festival , Brooklyn Bridge Park , Brooklyn, NY
  • 2013Warm-Up, Ps1 MoMA, Queens, NY
  • 2012Warm-Up, Ps1 MoMA, Queens, NY
  • 2011Warm-UP , PS1-MoMA, Queens, NY
AWARDS
  • 2007Pratt in Venice Scholarship , Pratt Institute
RESIDENCIES
  • 2013Venice Printmaking Residency , Murano, Venice, Italy
  • 2012Convento São Francisco de Mértola, Mértola, Portugal
  • 2011Venice Printmaking Residency , Murano, Venice, Italy
20 Grand Ave
#409
Brooklyn , NY 11205
I welcome studio visits!