Mostly Credited As: Nao
Sometimes Credited As: Nao Bustamante
Birth Name: Nao Bustamante
Date Of Birth: September 03, 1969 (Age 44)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: San Joaquin Valley, California
Nao believes that the medium chooses her. Known widely as a performance artist, her work also encompasses video installation, visual art, film making, and writing.
She has presented in Galleries, Museums, Universities and underground sites across the globe, most notably at the New York Museum of Modern Arts, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, and Sundance Film Festival 2008, 2010.
Nao’s work is aligned with feminist art, and often explores the intersections of race and cultural identity.
An alum of San Francisco Art Institute, Nao currently teaches New Media and Live Art at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York. Nao is represented by Baer Ridgway Exhibitions in San Francisco.