ABOUT: Natalia Nakazawa

 Photo Credit: Harley Schwoyer

Photo Credit: Harley Schwoyer

Natalia Nakazawa is an artist, educator, and arts administrator. She is currently the Assistant Director of EFA Studios, a program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, which provides subsidized studio space to over 100 artists in midtown Manhattan.

She received her MFA in studio practice from California College of the Arts, a MSEd from Queens College, and a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been exhibited at Transmitter Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Children’s Museum of Manhattan (New York, NY), Wassaic Project (Wassaic, NY), Museum of Arts and Design (New York, NY), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY), The Noyes Museum of Art (Atlantic City, NJ), Old Stone House (Brooklyn, NY), Project for Empty Space (Newark, NJ), The Space for Public Art (New York, NY), Blackburn 20|20 Gallery (New York, NY), Casa de la Ciudad (Oaxaca, Mexico), Queens Museum of Art (Queens, NY), Topaz Arts Inc. (Queens, NY), and ISE Cultural Foundation (New York, NY). Additionally, she has presented artist workshops at CUE Art Foundation (New York, NY), American Folk Art Museum's Self Taught Genius Gallery (Long Island City, NY), Honolulu Biennial (Honolulu, HI), and Minnesota Street Projects (San Francisco, CA).