Naomi Andrée Campbell has painted in watercolor for over thirty years. She is a graduate of Champlain College, Quebec, Canada; was classically trained in painting, drawing, and printmaking at The Art Students League of New York; and has studied at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada; School of Visual Arts, New York; and with many nationally recognized watercolor artists. Her Honorary Signature Memberships include the National Watercolor Society and the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.
Ms. Campbell has won several awards for her work, in watercolor and other media, including four Gold Medals of Honor. Her figurative work has been featured in numerous art magazines and twenty-four books on multiple media, including American Artist and Watercolor Artist magazines, Painting Lessons from the Art Students League of NY, Pure Color: The Best of Pastel, and 100 Mid-Atlantic Artists. Feature articles have appeared in Brooklyn Rail, Huffington Post, Sculpture magazine, and Watercolor Artist magazine.
She has participated in almost two hundred exhibitions nationally and internationally, in such places as France, Italy, Germany, Japan, and Korea. Her work is in permanent, international and national public, corporate, and private collections including the MTA New York City Arts and Design Bronx Zoo Subway Station, the ASPCA, Maimonides Hospital, and Swift Pan-Americas, all in New York City. Her work is also in the permanent collections of the City of New York; the City of Irving, Texas; the City of Geochang, Korea; The Art Students League of New York; and the Trenton City Museum, New Jersey.
She has contributed to art journals and magazines and has been an invited guest lecturer/critic and judge at numerous schools and art organizations, including the Art-Athina Art Fair, Athens, Greece; in New York: Lehman College, City University of New York, The Hudson Valley Art Association (HVAA), the Vytlacil Residency Program and The New York Transit Museum. Her New York workshops have included The Morgan Library and Museum, CIMA (Center for Italian Modern Art) and the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx.
In addition to watercolor, Ms. Campbell works in pastel, oil, acrylic, mixed media, printmaking, installation, sculpture, the digital image, and public art.