ABOUT: Natalia Nakazawa

Photo Credit: ICP Imagemaker

Photo Credit: ICP Imagemaker

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. Additionally, she implements educational programming and young artist mentorship for NYC public school students through the Museum of Arts and Design.

Her work has been recently exhibited at SELECT Art Fair (Miami, FL), Gateway Project Spaces (Newark, NJ), The Space for Public Art (New York, NY), Blackburn 20|20 Gallery (New York, NY), Splinters & Logs (Brooklyn, NY), California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA), PLAySPACE Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Casa de la Ciudad (Oaxaca, Mexico), Queens Museum of Art (Queens, NY), Topaz Arts Inc. (Queens, NY) and ISE Cultural Foundation (Soho, NY).

Nakazawa received her BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, a MSEd in general and special middle childhood education from Queens College, and a MFA in studio practice from California College of the Arts.