1998 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, BFA

Public Art Commissions

2021      Bluebell, a site specific 15 foot tall sculpture utilizing solar thermal technology
               Permanent project commissioned by the Oslo Kommunes Kunstsamling, Norway
               (Fall 2021 installation scheduled)

2018      Aracaceae, a series of gates and fencing based on the botanical structure of an Aracaceae Palm
               Permanent project Commissioned by Codina Partners, Miami
2017      Palm Frieze, 6 Story Building Facade
               Permanent project Commissioned by Codina Partners, Miami
2017      Atlantico, Permanent project commissioned by Atlantico, Miami
2017      #Puzzled, Underline, Miami
               Temporary Project commissioned by Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs funded by ArtPlace
2016      Palm Terrazzo
               Permanent project Commissioned by Codina Partners, Miami
2015      Fairchild Botanical Reliefs by Artist Naomi Fisher, Permanent project commissioned by
               Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, Miami.

Select Solo Exhibitions

2018      Aracaceae, Givenchy, Miami
2014      Dancarchy, Home Alone 2, New York
2013      Lay of the Land, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville
2011      Jungle Sweat, Roseate, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami
2011      Myakka, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
2009      The Brave Keep Undefiled a Wisdom of their Own, Leo Koenig Inc., New York
2009      A Line in the Sand, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, curated by Agatha Wara
2006      Decadence is Degradation, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
2005      Naomi Fisher, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
2005      Clear Cut, Kemper Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, curated by Elizabeth Dunbar
2004      Abandon, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York
2003      You Know That It’s Real If You Feel That It’s Real, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
2002      Naomi Fisher, Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy
2002      The Darkest Hour, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York
2001      New Work Miami: Naomi Fisher, Miami Art Museum
2001      New Work, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
2000      Backyard, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York
2000      Backyard, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
2000      Backyard, INOVA, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Select Group Exhibitions

2021 The Green Goddess Reloaded, Museo de Arte Zapopan, Mexico, curated by Dorethée Dupuis
2020 My Body My Choice, Pérez Art Museum Miami, curated by Jennifer Ignacio
2020 Open Storage, Bass Museum of Art, Miami,
2020 Closer to Life, Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College
2020 From Dallas to Baum Bridge, LA River, Los Angeles, curated by Anna Frost
2020 Lover Earth: Art and Ecosexuality, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
2019 The Green Goddess, Lille3000 Biennial, curated by Dorothée Dupuis, Lille, France
2019 Inaugural Exhibition, Rubell Museum, Miami,
2017 Within Genres: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Pérez Art Museum Miami
2017 Change Agents, Hollywood Art and Culture Center
2016 On the Verge of an Image, Considering Marjorie Keller, Gamble House, Pasadena, curated by
Alika Cooper & Anna Mayer with Shamim Momim, L.A.N.D., Los Angeles Nomadic Division
2016 Tie His Hands Softly, Romeo, New York
2016 Mouthwater, YoungArts, Miami
2016 Pink Powder, Women Artists from the de la Cruz Collection, Cotilla Gallery, Miami
2015 No Man’s Land – Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection
2015 Philodendron: from Pan Latin Exotic to American Modern, Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach,
curated by Christian Larsen
2015 Windowlicker, Center, Berlin, curated by Anna Frost, Antoine Renard, & Clemence de
La Tour du Pin.
2014 To Have and To Hold, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
2013 Inaugural Exhibition, Pérez Art Museum Miami
2013 Performativity – Corporeal, MOCAtv, Los Angeles, curated by Katerina Llanes
2013 Pivot Points, MoCA North Miami, curated by Bonnie Clearwater
2013 Who Am I To You?, Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale
2012 Aye Dunkelblau – Part Two, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, curated by Susanne Winterling.
2012 Portrait of a Generation, The Hole Gallery, New York
2011 Liquid Matter, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
2011 Dadarhea, Canada Gallery, New York
2011 Standart Video Series, NY, LA, Miami, curated by Creative Time
2011 Goldmine: Contemporary Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold,
University Art Museum, College of the Arts California State University, Long Beach.
2011 How Soon Now, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
2010 The Island, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND) and OHWOW, Flagler Memorial
Island, Miami, curated by Shamim Momim & Aaron Bondaroff
2010 Corrosion of Performity, (performance with SKINT), Max Fish, NY, curated by Pascal
Spengeman and Andrew Kuo
2010 These Gifts Must Always Move, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, curated by Alicia Ritson
2009 Untreated Strangeness, Momenta Art, NY, curated by Chris Kraus
2009 Miami Noir, Invisible Exports, NY
2009 Inaugural Exhibition, De La Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami
2008 Dark Continents, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, curated by Ruba Katrib
2008 8 1/2 x 11, James Fuentes LLC., NY
2008 In Repose, The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, traveling to World
Class Boxing, Miami, curated by Lorie Mertes
2007 Traum & Trauma / Dream & Trauma, Kunsthalle Wien and MUMOK,
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
2007 Generations USA, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine, curated by Peter Doroshenko
2007 Group Exhibition, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami
2007 Top Soil, Casa Lin, Miami
2007 Art Basel Miami Beach Artist’s Ball, Vizcaya, Miami
2006 Cooling Out, on the Paradox of Feminism, Halle fur Kunst, Luneberg, Germany, and
Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland.
2006 Palette, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, NY
2006 Sweet Ecstasy, Galerie Nicola Von Senger, Zurich, Switzerland
2006 Panic Room: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection,Centre For Contemporary Art,
Athens, Greece, curated by Jeffrey Deitch and Kathy Grayson
2006 Making a Scene, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
2006 Garden Party, Deitch Projects, NY
2006 Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
2006 Think Warm, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, curated by Agatha Wara
2005 Crash Test, Filter, Hamburg, Germany, curated by Kerstin Niemann
2005 Made in Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, curated by Bonnie Clearwater
2005 At This Time, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, curated by Mark Coetzee
2005 Figuratively Speaking, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, curated by Peter Boswell
2005 Red, White & Blue, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, curated by Erin Krause
2004 She’s Come Undone, Artemis Greenberg-Van Doren Gallery, New York
2004 Miami Nice, Galerie Emannuel Perrotin, Paris, France
2004 The Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Consolidated Works, Seattle,
WA; traveling to Arthouse, Austin, Texas; Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia,
and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
2003 Women Beware Women, Deitch Projects, New York, curated by David Rimanelli
2003 Patty Chang, Tracy Emin, Naomi Fisher, Paul McCarthy, the Moore Space,Miami,
curated by Silvia Karman Cubina
2003 Imperfect Innocence, the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection,The Contemporary,
Baltimore, Palm Beach ICA, Palm Beach
2002 Inaugural Exhibition, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, curated by Jerome Sans and Nicolas Bourriaud
2002 Miami Currents: Linking Collection and Community; Miami Art Museum
2002 Full Contact, Galleria Civica d’Arte Contemporanea Montevergini, Siracusa, Italy
2002 Goddess, Gallery Lelong, New York
2002 Umano, Animale, Vegetale, Minerale, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy, curated
by Mariuccia Casadio
2002 Officina Americana/American Atelier, Galleria di Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, curated
by Renato Barilli
2002 Humid, the Moore Space, Miami, curated by Dominic Molon
2001 Let’s Talk About Sex: Sexuality and the Body in Contemporary Art, Kunst Haus Dresden,
Germany, curated by Susanne Altmann
2001 A Family Album: Brooklyn Collects, Brooklyn Museum of Art
2001 Naomi Fisher and Deborah Mesa-Pelly, Magazin 4, Vorarlberger Kunstverein, Austria
2001 Altered Landscape, LFL Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Making Art in Miami: Travels in Hyper Reality, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
2000 Publikulture, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale.
2000 Identities, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
1999 Nothing in Common, Audiello Fine Art, New York
1999 Big River, Caribbean Contemporary Art, Port of Spain, Trinidad
1999 Booty Bass, Naomi Fisher & Luis Gispert, Centre Gallery, Miami
1999 Hot Spots: Los Angeles, Houston, & Miami, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
1999 The Swamp, on the Edge of Eden, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville
1999 Selections from the Rubell Collection, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida

Public Collections

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College
RISD Museum, Providence
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Olbricht Foundation, Essen, Germany
New Museum of Contemporary Art, Altoids Collection, New York, NY
Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainsville
Peres Art Museum Miami, Miami
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
The Rubell Museum, Miami

Boards, Panels, and Special Projects

2021 Advisory Board, Bridge Initiative (since 2018)
2021 Art Basel Miami Beach Jr. Host Committee (since 2000)
2018 Visual Arts National Panel Chair, National Young Arts Foundation (since 2013)
2018 Curator and producer of three performances for the NADA Art Fair, Miami
2017 Alumni Advisory Board, National Young Arts Foundation (since 2015)
2016 Co-organizer and Co-Presenter of the Common Field Convening, Miami
2016 Advisory Panel, percent for art referendum, City of Miami.
2013 Visual Arts National Panelist, National Young Arts Foundation (since 2010)
2001 Advisory Board, Art in General, New York

Selected Talks & Teaching

2020 Naomi Fisher, virtual walk through of the NADA art fair: Calls for deep systemic change is not a
new topic for artists. Frustrations and desires bubble up in various forms, oscillating from ancient
symbols to sci-fi theoretics, clashing with anxiety of the climate crisis and isolation we are
experiencing during quarantine. Within these turbulent times, steps towards a better world include
poetry and beauty.
2019 Artist Collaborating Critic, ARC350 Princeton Architecture Program (since 2017)
2019 Naomi Fisher tour of NADA Miami: Looking at possibilities of alternate realities in an
age of climate chaos, artist and Bas Fisher Invitational (BFI) founder Naomi Fisher will explore
art that navigates the challenges of finding a path to utopia through tech, dreams, and the love of
2019 “Waterproof: A Pool Panel,” Naomi Fisher, Artist & Director of BFI; Katherine Fleming, founder,
Bridge Initiative; Colin Foord, Coralmorphologic, artist & scientist; Misael Soto, artist; Ayesha
Singh, artist. Bas Fisher Invitational, presented at the Standard, Miami Beach.
2019 “Artist Talk: Naomi Fisher & Siri Borge,” Gallery 2, Stamsund Teaterfestival, Norway.
2019 Conversation with Naomi Fisher and Katherine Fleming, Katerina Llanes, and Hayden Dunham
at the Department of Reflection, Bas Fisher Invitational for the Bass Museum’s “Overtime.”
2018 “Discussion: Collaboration and Cooperation,” conversation moderated by A.I.R. Gallery
Associate Director Patricia Margarita Hernandez with Helene Dumenil of Ballon Rouge
Collective, Stefan Benchoam of Proyectos Ultravioleta, Ernesto Oroza of Espacio Provisional,
NAME and Tabloid, Naomi Fisher of Bas Fisher Invitational, and Roxana Fabious of A.I.R.
Gallery. NADA Miami.

2017 “Architecture Now: Building towards a Nomadic Future,” organizer/moderator of panel with
Brandi Reddick, director, Art in Public Places, Miami Beach; Jason Chandler, architect, Miami;
Germane Barnes, architect, Miami; and Alexandra Cunningham Cameron, architecture & design
curator, New York. Bas Fisher Invitational, presented at Art Center South Florida.
2017 “Pop of Culture: Miami as a Blossoming Design Hub,” Panelists: Ralf Pucci, Pucci International;
Jeff Quinn, Visual Artist; Jacob Lenard, Arquitectonica; Naomi Fisher, Young Arts Master Artist
& 1994 Winner of Visual Arts; moderated by Dr. Drew Limsky, Editor-In-Cheif of Interiors
South Florida & Contributing Editor, MIAMI Magazine. National Foundation for Young Arts.
2016 Visiting Critic, Photography Department, City University of New York, NY
2016 Organizer and panel moderator for: “Art Making under Accelerated Capitalism,” Marco
Rosso, Dis, New York; Christopher Kulendran Thomas, artist, London; Annika Kuhlmann,
curator, Berlin; Gean Moreno, director, Knight Foundation Art + Research Center, ICA Miami.
Common Field Convening, Miami
2015 “Naomi Fisher on Jim Shaw: The End is Here” Outside the Box Gallery Talks, New Museum, NY
2015 Visiting Critic, Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, Saas-Fee, Switzerland
2015 Salon | Discussion | “Solo Show is a Group Show,” with Mattia Bosco, Artist, Milan;
Naomi Fisher, Artist, Miami; Samuel Saelemakers, Associate Curator, Witte de With Center for
Contemporary Art, Rotterdam; Gaia Fugazza, Artist, London; Moderator: Rachel Mader, Head of
the Competence Centre for Art and Design in Public Space, Lucerne University of Applied
Sciences and Arts Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Art Basel, Basel,
Switzerland, June 26, 2015
2015 “Hybrid formats as a condition for artist led initiatives,” a conversation with Anna Frost, Gean
Moreno and Naomi Fisher, Bas Fisher Invitational.
2014 “Naomi Fisher: Artist Talk,” Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway.
2014 “Screening: Black Narcissus,” a film selected and introduced by artist Naomi Fisher, Péres Art
Museum Miami
2013 Salon | Talk | “(Working Title): The Bar as an Oasis,” Naomi Fisher, Artist, Miami; Jim Drain,
Artist, Miami; David Andrew Tasman, Architect, New York, Art Basel Miami Beach, Dec. 18
2013 Naomi Fisher: Artist Talk, University of Florida, Gainsville
2013 Visiting Critic, Photography Department, City University of New York, NY
2012 Salon | Arts in Miami | “Contemporary Arts Projects, Vizcaya,” Naomi Fisher, Artist, Miami;
Meredith Johnson, Curator and Director of Consulting, Creative Time, New York; Josiah
McElheny, Artist, New York; Ernesto Oroza, Artist, Aventura, Florida; Francesco Simeti, Artist,
New York; Moderator | Flaminia Gennari, Chief Curator, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami.
Art Basel, Miami, Sunday, December 5, 2010
2012 Naomi Fisher: Artist Talk and Studio Visits, Florida Atlantic University
2011 Salon | Talk | “Bas Fisher Invitational: Artist-Run Project in Miami,” Naomi Fisher, Artist and
Co-Director of Bas Fisher Invitational, Miami; Jim Drain, Artist and Co-Director of Bas Fisher
Invitational, Miami; Christy Gast, Artist and Curator, Miami; Richard Haley, Artist, Detroit. Art
Basel Miami Beach, Dec. 4, 2011
2011 “Conversation with the Artist: Naomi Fisher, moderated by Maria Buszek,” Vizcaya
Museum and Gardens, Nov. 9, 2011
2010 “Feminist Artists and Feminist Curators: A Conversation about Collaboration,” chaired by
Catharina Manchanda, Wexner Center, College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
2006 Pillow Talk with Naomi Fisher, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
2005 “Clear Cut”, artist lecture, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas, Missouri
2004 “Artist Pension Trust,” panel discussion with Kehinde Wiley, Artists Space, New York
2003 “Panel Discussion: Douglas Gordon, Anna Gaskell, Naomi Fisher,” Palm Beach ICA
2003 “Visiting Artist Lecture,” Florida International University
2003 “Naomi Fisher,” Miami Art Museum, Sunday talk series
2002 “Naomi Fisher,” artist talk, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2001 “Vai Ven,” panel discussion moderated by Victor Zamudio-Taylor, Art Miami
2000 “Naomi Fisher,” artist’s talk with Massimiliano Gioni, INOVA, University of WI, Milwaukee
2000 “Global Conceptualism,” panel discussion moderated by Peter Boswell, Miami Art Museum
2000 “Naomi Fisher & Frank Benson,” visiting artist lecture, Stetson University, Deland, FL
1999 “Booty Bass,” artist’s lecture, Center Gallery, MDCC, Miami

Special Projects

2013 “Dancing,” 60+ foot mural commission for contemporary dancer bar collective: Café Dancer,
Lower East Side, NY
2012 “Islands in the Stream,” textile commission, Nathalie Karg Cumulus Studios
2011 Album cover art, and T-Shirts for Dance/Music collective SKINT
2009 Album cover art for “Be The Climb,” by Nancy Garcia
2008 Video visuals for performances for Dance/Music collective SKINT
1997-2000 Zines, T-Shirts, and Posters for the Radical Cheerleaders, an activist performance group

Grants and Awards

2013 South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant
2010 20 Under 40: Celebrating Arts Award
2008 “Knight Arts Challenge Grant,” recipient for “Naomi Fisher: Performance Works”
2005 South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant
2004 Alumni of the Year, New World School of the Arts, Miami

Grants secured for BFI

2020 Andy Warhol Foundation (two year grant)
2019 NEA Visual Arts Grant (Coralmorphologic: Coral City Camera)
2019 Knight Arts Challenge Grant (Waterproof: Miami)
2017 Knight Arts Challenge Grant (Nomadic Miami)
2016 Andy Warhol Foundation (two year grant)
2012 Knight Arts Challenge Grant (Weird Miami)
2008 Knight Arts Challenge Grant (Bas Fisher Invitational: Reinvigoration)

2017-2020 Annual grants from the Cowles Charitable Trust
2016-2020 Annual grants from Miami Beach Department of Cultural Affairs
2012-2020 Annual grants from Florida Department of Cultural Affairs
2009-2020 Annual grants from Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs


2019 Kunstkvarteret Lofoten, Norway.
2014 Frida Hansens Hus, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway
2013 Artists In Residence In Everglades (A.I.R.I.E.), Everglades National Park
2011 Acadia Summer Arts Program (Camp Kippy), Mt. Desert Island, Maine
2005 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas, Missouri
2000 “La Llama,” International Artist’s Workshop, Triangle Arts Trust, Venezuela
1999 “Big River,” International Artist’s Workshop, Triangle Arts Trust, Trinidad