Naomi Safran-Hon, Soft Power, détails, 2022
Naomi Safran-Hon (1984) was born in Oxford, England, and grew up in Haifa, Israel. She now lives and works in New York. Safran-Hon received her BA Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University, 2008 and an MFA from Yale University School of Art in 2010. Safran-Hon attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2012, the OMI Art Residency in 2016 where she was awarded the Francis Greenburger Felloship and the 2019-2020 LMCC Residency. In 2020 she was awarded the Colene Brown Art Prize.
Safran-Hon's work combines photographs of architecture and landscapes she makes, which she mixes with cement and lace, barbed wire transforming these images into mixed media paintings. Her work explores the concepts of home, domesticity, and war.