Naima Green is an artist and educator currently living between Brooklyn, NY and Mexico City, Mexico. She holds an MFA in Photography from ICP–Bard, an MA from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a BA from Barnard College, Columbia University. Green presented two solo exhibitions in 2018 – All the black language and A Collective Utterance. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at MASS MoCA (2018), International Center of Photography (2019, 2018), Houston Center for Photography (2017), Bronx Museum (2017), BRIC (2019, 2016, 2015), Arsenal Gallery (2018, 2015) and Macy Gallery (2014, 2013). Green has been an artist-in-residence at the Bronx Museum (2016), Vermont Studio Center (2015), and recipient of the Myers Art Prize at Columbia University (2013).

Her artist books and objects are collected by MoMA Library, the International Center of Photography Library, and Barnard Library.


Select Clients & Publications

The Atlantic

Cultured Magazine

Classical Progression

Documenting the Nameplate

The Fader



Isabel Marant 

Lez Spread the Word

Metropolis Magazine

The Nation

New York Magazine

The New York Times

The New York Times Magazine

No Man’s Land

Pop Up Magazine

The Rooftop Growing Guide


Spot Magazine



The Wing

Portrait by  Rowan Renee

Portrait by Rowan Renee