artwork biography — selected press

Naomi Safran-Hon

NAOMI SAFRAN-HON

Education:

2016 ART OMI Residency, Ghent, NY

2012 Skowhegan Residency

2008 – 2010 MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2004 – 2008 BA, Summa Cum Laude, Studio Art (highest honors), Art History, Brandeis University

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 Upcoming solo show at Slag Gallery, NY

2017 Fragments of Place", curated by Julie McGuire, Marfa Contemporary, TX

2016 House Without Home, Silber and Rosenberg Art Galleries, Baltimore, Maryland

2015 Drifting, Volta NY

2014 Hard Times: Paintings, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Heimat: Chronicle of Absentees, Brandt Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherland

2013 Salmat Beton va-Melet Gown of Concrete and Cement , Hartford, CN

2012 Two Times Gray, Slag Contemporary, NY

2012 Defensive Shield, IMOCC, New York, NY

2011 Home Invasion, Second Guest Bedroom Projects, New York, NY

2011 Absent Present, Slag Gallery, New York, NY

2008 Shared Future? Brandeis Vision of Coexistence in Palestine and Israel,

Shapiro Campus Center Gallery, Brandies University, Waltham, MA

2006 Without a Face, Pardes Gallery, Haifa, Israel

Group Exhibitions:

2017 Independent Brussels, BE

2016-2017 The Future is Female, 21cMuseum, Louisville, KY

2016 Ways and Means: A New Look at Process and Materials in Art , curated by Jason Andrew

1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, NYC

2016 Ortega Y Gasset Projects, NY

2015 Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art,

Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Delaware

2015 Out of Sight, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel

2014 In Between, Kleindienst Gallery, Koln, Germany

2014 Faux Show, Islip Art Museum, NY

2013 Fragile Territories, Launch Pad, New York, NY

2012 Discourse on Plants, RH Gallery, New York, NY

2012 GO, Brooklyn Museum, NY

2012 Centaurs and Satyrs, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY

2012 Contentious Conundrums , Macy Art Gallery, Teachers College,

Columbia University, New York

2012 The Inaugural Artist Members Show, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

2012 Lost and Found, Belief and Doubt in Contemporary Pictures,

The Museum of New Art Detroit

2011 Status! Status! Status!, AGWF and Interstate Projects, New York, NY

2011 Broken Homes, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Group Show, Artis at NADA Art Fair, Miami, Fl

2011 Fluidity, Layering, Veiling, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Fairfield, CT

2010 Girls Just Want to Have Funds, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY

2010 Evocatecture, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA

2010 Unhinged , Gallery 263 , Cambridge, MA

2010 Handheld History, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY

2010 Forest of the Trees, Heather James Fine Art, Jackson, WY

2010 Time After Time, Actions and Interactions, Southern Exposure,

San Francisco, CA

2010 Uncommon Commencement, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert,CA

2010 Pattern of Invasion, The LABA Gallery, 14th Street Y, New York, NY

2010 MFA Thesis Show, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2009 MFA First Year Show, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2008 A Friend Indeed: Contemporary Art and the Academy,

Katzen Arts Center Rotunda, Washington DC

2008 Inside Out, Brandeis Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Art, Brandeis University,

2008 Healing, Community and Transformation: Students Visions from Johannesburg,

Kniznick Gallery, MA

2007 The Rear, Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art 2007,

Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel

2007 Desert Generation, the Artists' House, Jerusalem and

Ha’Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2007 Prospect St. Studio – Portrait,

Brandeis Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Art, Brandeis

2006 Can you hear what I see? Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

2006 Freshman Index (Women),

Brandeis Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Art, Brandeis University

2003 Young artist award exhibition, Hecht Museum, Haifa University, Haifa

Awards and Honors:

2016 Francis Greenburger Felloship

2010 Blanksteen Curatorial Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2009 Robert Schoelkopf Memorial Traveling Fellowship, Yale University, CT

2008 Paul Caine Memorial Award, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2008 Susan Mae Green Award, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2008 Ellen (Ilana) Raskin ’75 Memorial Award, Brandeis University, Waltham,

2008 Phi Beta Kappa, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2008 Slifka Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2007 Remis Award in Creative Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2007 Gertrude Carnovsky Prize in Creative Arts, Brandeis University, MA

2006 Ethic Center Student Fellowship, International Center for Ethics,

Justice and Public Life, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2004 Slifka Coexistence Scholarship to study at Brandies University

2003 Graduating with Honors, WIZO - High School for the Arts

2003 Young artist award, Hecht Museum, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel