American, Born Philadelphia, PA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



M.F.A. The International Center of Photography- Bard, New York, NY, 2018

M.A. Art and Art Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2014

B.A. Urban Studies and Sociology, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2011



2015: It Feels Like Home, Private Residence, Oak Bluffs, MA

2014: Jewels from the Hinterland, The Wall, Myers Media Art Studio, New York, NY

           Cross Media, Macy Gallery C, New York, NY



2017: Ecotone, Zaha Hadid, New York, NY

          Her Feet Planted Firmly On The Ground, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

          Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2016:  If We Came From Nowhere Here, Why Can’t We Go Somewhere There?” Artworks Trenton, Trenton, NJ

           Up for DebateBRIC House, Brooklyn, NY

2015: What's Inside Her Never Dies, Yeelen Gallery, Miami, FL. 

           Photo15 Finalist, Online Exhibition, FRONT Art Space, New York, NY. 

           Intimacy, RabbitHole Studios, Brooklyn, NY. 

           Portraiture: Pictures in Photography, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR. 

           Signified Space(s), Gnarly Vines, Brooklyn, NY.

The Migration, Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

The Artist’s Studio, BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY

2014: Double Decker People’s Choice Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            If We Came From Nowhere Here, Why Can’t We Go Somewhere There?” Vivid Solutions Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Studio Works: Ceramics, Printmaking, and Photography, Macy Gallery, New York, NY

Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora, Postcrypt Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

2013: Painting Open Studio, Macy Gallery, New York, NY

Studio Works: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Macy Gallery, New York, NY

Myers Art Prizes, Macy Gallery, New York, NY

September Primer, Macy Gallery, New York, NY

2010: International Honors Program Final Show, Ho Chi Minh Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam

2008: The Summer Show, Postcrypt Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

2007: The Naked Show, Postcrypt Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY



2017, 2016: Director's Fellowship, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

2016: Participant, Dinner without an Agenda with Hallie Ringle, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

2016: Fellow, Artist in the Marketplace (AIM), Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

2015: Participant, Dinner without an Agenda with Petrushka Bazin Larsen, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

2015: Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2015: Participant, Thread at Yale: Storytelling in Modern Media, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2013, 2014: Fellow, Rye Country Day Teaching Fellowship, Rye Country Day School, Rye, NY

2013, 2014: Grantee, Teachers College Merit Scholarship, Columbia University, New York, NY

2013: Grantee, Myers Art Prize, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

2011: Grantee, First Prize, Study Abroad Photo Contest (SNAP), Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY



2014- 2016: Middle and Upper School Visual Arts Teacher, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY

2012- 2014: Upper School Visual Arts Teaching Fellow, Rye Country Day School, Rye, NY

2011- 2013: Freelance Photographer, The City Atlas, New York, NY

2011: Features Department Intern, Harper's Bazaar, New York, NY

2010- Present: Founder and Photographer at “Off She’s Gone,”

2010-2011: Editor-in-Chief, The Proxy Magazine, New York, NY

2008- 2010: Art Director, The Proxy Magazine, New York, NY

2009: Photography Intern, New York Times Syndicate, New York, NY

2008: Arts Administration Intern, New York Department of Education: Summer Arts Institute, New York, NY



2017: Panelist, "Black Ecologies of Dissent," American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

2016: Artist, "Jewels from the Hinterland: a study in arts-based storytelling," Black Portraiture[s], Johannesburg, South Africa

2015: Artist and Co-Facilitator, “Art and Identity,” NAIS People of Color Conference, Tampa, FL

2014: Artist, “Cross Media,” Macy Art Gallery, New York, NY

2011: Panelist, “Educating Girls”, New York State Association of Independent Schools



SPOT Magazine, "Intricacies of the Image: Naima Green and Jessica Lynne in Conversation," Spring 2017

Garden Collage, "Naima Green's Beautiful Portraiture Is Changing Public Perception of Green Spaces," September 10, 2016

Fusion, "The essence of #BlackGirlMagic is in these photographsMay 26, 2016

The Nation, "Sports MarketingMarch 15, 2016

Arts.Black, "In Conversation with Naima GreenJanuary 22, 2016

Design*Sponge, "What's in Your Toolbox: Naima GreenJanuary 22, 2016

CultArtes, "Photographer Captures Youth and Beauty of Afro-American Urbanites in NatureNovember 24, 2015

SPOOK: Issue Five, "America: A Visual Survey," November 18, 2015

Black Girl In Om "'Jewels from the Hinterland: A Conversation on Black and Brown Bodies in Nature with Photographer Naima Green," September 18, 2015

Insight Magazine, “Alchemy,” September 15, 2015

VSCO Selects, “Chukwumaa, VSC,” August 22, 2015

Refinery 29, 20 Mesmerizing Images Explore the Meaning of Intimacy,” August 19, 2015

Queens Museum, “Dinner Without An Agenda with Petrushka Bazin,” August 17, 2015

Winter Tangerine Review, “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” February 5, 2015

VSCO Grid, “Mac Daddy” February 2015

VSCO Grid, Motown Philly” January 2015

VSCO Grid, "Nedjra, Bronxville 2014," December 2014

Dynamic Africa, "Jewels from the Hinterland," November 9, 2014

Black Girls Talking, "Jewels from the Hinterland," October 15, 2014

Open Skies, "The Urban Farmers," September 2014

BKLYNR, “Jewels from the Hinterland,” May 1, 2014

Clarion, newspaper of the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, “Reformers Urge TAP Changes,” February 2014

Interni Magazine, Italian Culture Flies to America, “Country in the City!” May 2013

BKLYNR, “Brooklyn Dream,” April 18, 2013

Novak, Annie and Naima Green. “Chili Sauce from Habaneros and Carrots,” The City Atlas, August 27, 2012

Green, Naima. “Welcome to the Doll House: Laurie Simmons,” Harper’s Bazaar, February 15, 2011

The Proxy Magazine, “Ethnogenesis,” Spring 2011

Novak, Annie. “In Brooklyn, First Frost Hits the Rooftop Farm,” The Atlantic, December, 24 2010

The Proxy Magazine, “SKIN,” Fall 2010

Tablet (Columbia University), Fall 2010

The Proxy Magazine, Issue 4 “Archiving the Future,” Spring 2010

Pictory Mag, “Plutonic Love Stories,” February 9, 2010

The Proxy Magazine, Issue 3 “The Anatomy of the Diaspora,” Spring 2009



Huffington Post "'Intimacy Art Show' Will Make You Want To Get Close to Somebody," August 22, 2015

Ford, Madison. "‘Bridging Boundaries’ at Postcrypt Gallery stirs thought, leaves its mark on visitors." Columbia Spectator. February 13, 2014

Lin, Leila. "Collaborative art expo pairs students with Harlem artists." Columbia Spectator. February 11, 2014

David, Dunlap. "With a New Web Site, Betting on Brooklyn." City Room, The New York Times. March 11, 2013



Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Private Collections