Southwest Desert Artist
Naomi Brown - Southwest Desert Artist
Naomi is a self taught artist and has been painting for the past 20 years. Her Southwest landscapes and Western scenes and inspirational/religious paintings range in size from 5x7 to 48x72. She paints on museum board and canvas. She will paint her gradient sky's in with acrylic then paint her clouds and foreground over the top of the acrylic with oil. She loves the depth and vibrancy of color that it gives her paintings.
" I am very passionate about my Southwest Desert surroundings and try to portray this through each piece of my work. My goal with my art, is to move the viewer and give them an emotional connection to the subject through my paintings. "I am very grateful that I am able to do what I love each day."
Naomi Brown was born in Palm Springs, California in 1975. She grew up in Twentynine Palms, California. She now resides in Queen Creek, Arizona with her husband and children. She has been nationally recognized in competitions. She had two pieces of her work chosen for the 20th Anniversary Arts For the Parks in 2006. She had 11 pieces chosen for the national competition, Paint the Parks and Paint America, from 2008-2011. Her work is in private collections and some of her work has toured around the United States. She is an Associate with Distinction member of American Women Artist's. She is an Out of State Artist member of The California Art Club. She has been featured in Southwest Art Magazine, Western Art Collector Magazine and American Art Collector Magazine. Naomi was one of the top 100 finalists for 2017 Southwest Art magazine Artist in Excellence competition. Naomi was accepted into the 2019 AWA Steam Boat Art Museum show. She was accepted in the 50th Anniversary show for the Mountain Oyster show in Tucson Arizona in 2019. She was in the 2020 LA Art Show and was a solo artist with SLOPOKE Gallery in the 2021 LA Art show. Naomi was invited to be in Arizona Highways Magazine "The Art of Our Photography". The magazine's first ever art show at the Western Spirit Museum in Scottsdale AZ. She has participated in the 2021 and 2022 & 2023 CowGirl Up Show in Wickenburg, Arizona. She was invited to be the 2022 & 2023 CM Russell Museum Mini March Roundup and the Russell. Naomi is represented by her publisher HavenLight Publishing. She is a published artist with her work being found in Deseret Book. She currently has gallery representation.
"I love to capture the delicate beauty and colors of the desert in my paintings. My desert calms me with it's peace and beauty. I am fortunate to have grown up in Twentynine Palms California and enjoy it's beauty through it's smallest desert animals to it's vast, open, colorful landscapes."
" Once you let the desert enter your soul it changes you."
"The Desert has been instilled in my heart forever."