Naomi Schliesman

Art Discipline: 
Fergus Falls, MN
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 2, 2011 to May 27, 2011
Sep 10, 2012 to Sep 28, 2012

Naomi RaMona Schliesman was born in 1978 and grew up in the small rural community of Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Born into a family of laborers, which included farmers, nurses, seamstresses, bar owners and woodworkers, Schliesman started using her hands at an early age to play with tools and to create objects out of a variety of media. Schliesman attended Minnesota State University Moorhead between 1999-2004 where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Sculpture. Two years later Schliesman chose to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison for graduate school, where she graduated with her Master of Fine Arts in 2009 with an emphasis in sculpture. During her career as a student at the UW-Madison she was awarded numerous awards and scholarships. Schliesman has shown work in New York, Philadelphia, California, Washington, Ohio, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Illinois.

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