Nafisa Naomi: Artist and Conservationist
Born in Mumbai, India to a Dutch mother and Indian father, and completing studies in Hong Kong and Sydney, Nafisa Naomi’s beautiful heritage and experience is visible in all the work she does. Nasifa dabbles in various worlds, including the art world and wildlife conservation. Her interest in the human condition and life on this planet, combined with her welcoming character has given her a strong connection with international audiences as a speaker, teacher and presenter across these spaces.
Always having a keen interest in helping people, Nasifa started her studies in medicine before using art as a gateway for raising research funds and support for various projects including Jeans for Genes Day and wildlife conservation.
Nafisa is widely known for her large wildflower and conservation artworks which focus primarily on the natural world around us. Channeling her love for studying micro-surgery, she uses her art to show the beauty and intricacy of microscopic things, making them larger than life.
“I don’t ever want to paint ugly images, I only want to paint beauty.”