Jimenez - Colon Collection
Naomi Safran-Hon
Absent Home: Wadi Salib VIII
Safran-Hon, Naomi
Born in Oxford England in 1984.
Grew up in Haifa, Israel.

Education

2008 – 2010 MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2004 – 2008 BA, Summa Cum Laude, Studio Art (highest honors), Art History,
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Awards and Honors
2010 Blanksteen Curatorial Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2009 Robert Schoelkopf Memorial Traveling Fellowship, Yale University, New
Haven, CT
2008 Paul Caine Memorial Award, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2008 Susan Mae Green Award, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2008 Ellen (Ilana) Raskin ’75 Memorial Award, Brandeis University, Waltham,
MA
2008 Phi Beta Kappa, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2008 Slifka Foundation Grant, New York, NY
2007 Remis Award in Creative Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2007 Gertrude Carnovsky Prize in Creative Arts, Brandeis University,
Waltham, MA
2006 Ethic Center Student Fellowship, International Center for Ethics,
Justice and Public Life, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2004 Slifka Coexistence Scholarship to study at Brandies University
2003 Graduating with Honors, WIZO - High School for the Arts
2003 Young artist award, Hecht Museum, Haifa University, Haifa,
Israel
Solo Exhibition
2008 October Shared Future? Brandeis Vision of Coexistence in Palestine and Israel,
Shapiro Campus Center Gallery, Brandies University, Waltham, MA
2006 December Without a Face, Pardes Gallery, Haifa, Israel
Group Exhibition
2010 Uncommon Commencement, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA.
2010 Pattern of Invasion, The LABA Gallery, 14
th
Street Y, New York, NY
2010 MFA Thesis Show, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
2009 MFA First Year Show, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
2008 November A Friend Indeed: Contemporary Art and the Academy, Katzen Arts Center
Rotunda, Washington DC
2008 April Inside Out, Brandeis Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Art, Brandeis
University, Waltham, MA2
2008 January Healing, Community and Transformation: Students Visions from
Johannesburg, Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2007 September The Rear, Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art 2007, Herzliya Museum
of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
2007 June, July Desert Generation, the Artists' House, Jerusalem and in Ha’Kibbutz
Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 April Prospect St. Studio – Portrait, Brandeis Leonard Bernstein Festival of the
Art, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2006 September Can you hear what I see? Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
2006 April Freshman Index (Women), Brandeis Leonard Bernstein Festival of the
Art, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2003 Young artist award exhibition, Hecht Museum, Haifa University, Haifa,
Israel
Published Work
Safran-Hon, N. Shared Future? Brandeis Vision of Coexistence in Palestine and Israel.
Pardes Publishing house, Haifa, 2008
Matalon, T. “My Draft Resistance.” Bridges 10 (1) p. 52
Collections
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
John H. Friedman, New York, NY
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