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C.V.

 

 

Bio:
 

Naomi is an Artist and Writer based in London. Current studio associate at Set Space Studio, Alscot Road.
 

 

Contact: info(at)naomiellis.co.uk



Education:
 

Ba Fine Art XD pathway at Central Saint Martins, UK 2013-16 - First Class Honours

International Exchange – Kyoto Seika University, Japan 2014-15

Art & Design Foundation – Central Saint Martins, UK 2012-13

 

 

Awards:

Mullen Lowe NOVA Award: Nominated and Shortlisted, 2016
Yorkshire Sculpture Park Graduate Residency Prize: Shortlisted, 2016

Queen’s Scolarship: Very Highly Commended, 2015

Pheobe Llewellyn Smith Award: Shortlisted, 2015

Royal Society of British Artists: RBA Scholar, 2012

 

 

Selected Exhibitions:

2019

Playing Houses, Flat Time House, Curated by RCA Ma Writing, 30th March

Our Skins are Porous Too, SKELF, Curated by Adam J Walker, 16th January - 16th April

 

2018

Show Women, Gibberd Gallery, Harlow, Essex, 10th August - 27th October 

Young Curators 2 Day Digital Media Workshop and Pop-up Exhibition, Lightbox, Woking, 31st July - 1st August 

The Art of Collecting, Mall Galleries for Mayfair Art Weekend, Mayfair, London, 27th June - 6th July

 

2017

 

The 15 Cmdments (Cmd-Z), Curated by Sid and Jim,  The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale, November

Text piece shown in Keiken's PDF library at FOMO - Falmouth Art Publishing Fair, Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, September

Open Studios, SET Space Studios, Alscot Road, Bermondsey, London, August

30/30 project with 12oCollective (featured on Day 5,  Day 8, Day 11, Day 13, Day 20 , Day 23, and Day 27) April

Altered-Realities, Lethaby Gallery, Kings Cross, London, 22nd Feb - 11th March


2016

Embrace The Past, Forget The Future, IsThisItIsThisIt.com, Online Exhibition, December 2016

Palimpsest, Curated by Art Catcher, The Chocolate Factory, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, November 2016

Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize Exhibition, Mountridge Art Foundation, The Cello Factory, November

IsThisIt? AFK, Curated by Bob Biknell-Knight, London, November 
Touch Me Baby, Curated by Anna Choutova, Bones & Pearl Studio, London, November 
Resurfacing Imprints, Lady Beck, Leeds, UK, October ~ SOLO

Narrative Objects Display, The British Museum, London, September
Show Us What You're Made Of! Ingram Collection, The Lightbox, Woking, UK, 26 July - 2 October
Distributed Monuments, Geddes Gallery, London, July 

Central Saint Martins Degree Show 1, London, May 

Do Not Disturb Festival, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, April 

2015

 

Because the Internet, The Rag Factory, London, May 

The Copy Shop, Central Saint Martins,  London, April 

2nd Grade Sculpture exhibition, Rissei Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, February

2014

 

KONTON カオス, a collaborative installation by the Chiteijin Collective, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan, December 

The Last Memory, Dead Space Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, November 

LATENCY, Vyner Street Gallery, Hackney, June 

2013

 

Exhibition Evenings, House Gallery, London, December 

Central Saint Martins Foundation Show, London, May 

2012

 

National Students’ Art Exhibition held under the patronage of the Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries, London, July 

2011

 

National Students’ Art Exhibition held under the patronage of the Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries, London, July 

 


Curatorial:


Distributed Monuments, Geddes Gallery,  London, 2016

 


Publications:


100 Words a Month From Tristan da Cunha
 

 

Residencies:


Graduate Residency at Assembly House Leeds, Sept-Oct 2016
Narrative Objects Workshop, The British Museum, August 2016
Here in Archway, collaborative site-specific residency with AIR, February 2014

 

 

Workshops:

 

Young Curators 2 Day Digital Media Workshop and Pop-up Exhibition, Lightbox, Woking, 31st July - 1st August 2018
Sign Making Workshops in collaboration with S.O.U.P, Set Alscot Road, February 2017

 


Press:
 

Review of Show Women, The Page, 2018
An Interview With Naomi Ellis, Lightbox blog, 2018 

The Creators Project (Vice), 2016
'The Delights and Dangers of the Digital', 2016
Mullen Lowe Nova Award Show One Shortlist, 2016