Naomi Hawksley (b. 2000) is an artist based between San Francisco and Seoul. Her practice is concerned with the public and private viewership of women, choice fatigue, and the nature of contemporary morality.

Naomi has exhibited with Et Al, Sulk Chicago, Night Club, Weatherproof, Upper Market, Southern Exposure, & Co-Prosperity and is currently working as a curator at London-based platform odyXxey.



2018 - 2022                                    Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

Awards & Residencies 

2024                                                Studio Resident, White Noise, Seoul KR

2018 - 2022                                    Presidential Merit Scholarship Recipient, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

2018                                                YAX Scholarship Recipient, Organization of Women Architects, San Francisco CA

Solo Exhibitions

2024                                                 Mewl, Bibeau Kreuger, New York NY

2024                                                 Rule 27, Bio Gallery, Seoul KR

2023                                                 Hedera Helix, Sulk Chicago, Chicago IL

Group Exhibitions

2024                                                 Real World, White Noise, Seoul KR

2024                                                 Body Profile, Faction, Seoul KR

2024                                                 The Weatherproof Anniversarial, Weatherproof, Chicago IL

2024                                                 Enlargement Show 2.0, Mundus Press, Easthampton MA

2024                                                 Maybe it’s about bodies?, Et Al, San Francisco CA

2023                                                 Goodnight, Shower, Seoul KR

2023                                                 Sense Bath, Upper Market Gallery, San Francisco CA

2023                                                 Never Change, Night Club, Minneapolis MN

2022                                                 Feed the Nest More, Adobe Books, San Francisco CA

2022                                                 Naomi Hawksley Et Daniel Zeballos, Weatherproof, Chicago IL

2022                                                 Fables, Povos, Chicago IL

2022                                                 Graphite Stew, Upper Market Gallery, San Francisco CA

2021                                                  Nice Work, Sulk Chicago, Chicgo IL

2021                                                  Tonal Vision: A Graphite Survey, Propagate Cooperative, Chicago IL

2021                                                  Stay As You Are, Cone Shape Top, Oakland CA

2021                                                  Antidotes for Confusion, Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA

2020                                                  Chapter 2, Solo Show, Online

2020                                                  Benefit, Solo Show, Online

2019                                                 $1.25: A Ticket for the Next Generation Southern Exposure San Francisco CA

2018                                                 Inherited Division: Second Hand Planet Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA

2017                                                 Quiet Glow Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA


2024                                              Must See: Naomi Hawksley Mewl at Bibeau Krueger, ARTFORUM Artguide

2023                                               In Naomi Hawksley’s Drawings, Looks Can Be Deceiving, ArtReview

2022                                               Artist of the Week, LVL3