Artist portrait #1: Naomi Kashiwagi

As part of our Pankhurst in the Park programme we will be releasing a series of video artist portraits over the next couple of months, of female artists who has been involved with the programme. First one out is our very own Naomi Kashiwagi.

Naomi Kashiwagi is an award-winning Celto-Japanese artist. Naomi was shortlisted for Manchester Council’s ‘Women in Art’ award, part of Manchester’s International Women’s Celebrations (2013), Winner of Arts Council North West prize, ‘art08 Individual Artist Award’ (2008), Winner of ‘Best of Manchester (Art)’, (2008) and was shortlisted in 2005 for the Nationwide Mercury Art Prize. She is currently the Creative Producer of ‘In the Mix: Animating Cultural Wonders Through New Commissioned Soundscapes, Music and Art‘. Naomi Kashiwagi was one of the founding Delia Darlings who co-produced ‘Delia Derbyshire Day 2013′ at Band on the Wall, Manchester.