Artist CV

Naimah Thomas | www.naimahthomasart.com | info@naimahthomasart.com

 

EDUCATION

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Master of Art Therapy 

Columbia College Chicago, Bachelor of Art and Design 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

2020| Sunshine Enterprises – Community Business Arts and Makers, Cohort 52

2019 | Hyde Park Art Center – Printmaking

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 | Wounded Healer Closing Exhibition, Experimental Station, Chicago, Illinois

2019Black Music Therapist Network 2019 Conference Featured Artist | Dallas, TX

2018 | For The People Artist Collective 3rd Annual Holiday Pop-Up GalleryChicago, Illinois 

2018 | Black Music Therapist Network 2018 Conference Featured Artist | Dallas, TX

2017 | For The People Artist Collective 1st Annual Holiday Pop-Up GalleryExperimental Station, Chicago

2017 | Hope Café Holiday Pop-Up Gallery, Hope Café, Chicago, Illinois

2017 | Plus Gallery Community Art ExhibitionPlus Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2016The Black Experience SAIC Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, Illinois

2016| Dialogues, re-Visioned,Cobalt Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 | Celebrate: Black Hair, North Liberty Library, North Liberty Iowa

2019 | Self Care = Resistance (Healing Sights & Sounds), Experiential Station, Chicago, Illinois 

2019 | Wounded Healer Opening Reception, Build Coffee, Chicago, Illinois 

 

RESIDENCIES

2019 | Artist-in-ResidenceBuild Coffee Meal-Based Residency Program (Summer 2019)

 

WORKSHOPS


2019 | Wounded Healer Community Art Making Workshop Session II, Build Coffee, Chicago, Illinois

2019 | Queens in Training: Treat Us a Such Summit | Chicago, Illinois

2019 | Mental Health Summit | Dyatt High School, Chicago, Illinois

2019 | Global Youth Ambassador Zine Workshop | University of Chicago Campus, Chicago, Illinois

2019 | Art Therapy vs Art as Therapy | Chicago, Illinois

2016 | Art Therapy and Incarceration, Chicago, Illinois