Independent Working Artist, Consultant, and Freelance Educator
Born and raised in various small maritime New England cities, Naima Lowe comes from 4 generations of Black people who made things. As musicians, fashion designers, teachers, waitresses, and farm laborers, they were steeped in Black cultural production characterized by alchemic survival. She earned her BA from Brown University and MFA from Temple University and has exhibited at Anthology Film Archive, Wing Luke Museum, MiX Experimental Film Festival, and was a featured artist in CONCEPT, Oklahoma’s Triennial exhibition of contemporary art.
Naima has been an artist in residence at Millay Colony, Vermont Studio Center, Jack Straw Cultural Center, and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. She’s currently living and working in Tulsa, OK, where she’s developing a design business and working on a commission for the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s annual ART365 exhibition.