Naomi Alexander was born into a Jewish family in Harpenden, England in 1938; her mother was the sculptor Hazel Alexander. Naomi trained as a painter, print-maker and textile designer at Hornsey College of Art and then took a post-graduate course at the Central School of Art, London. She also trained as a picture conservator, thus gaining knowledge of the techniques of the Old Masters. In 1998 she was invited by the late Duke of Devonshire to paint the attics of Chatsworth House. Other important commissions include a monumental version of “MacMillan in the House of Commons” for Sir Richard Storey in 1990, and other paintings for the Sultan of Oman and Eugene Datal of Salamon Brothers, New York. In 2002 she was appointed artist in residence at the Europas Parkas Museum in Vilnius. Her work can be found in collections including that of the Duke of Devonshire, Baker Tilly (London) the Japanese Broadcasting Association and in collections in Israel and Lithuania. She lives and works in London.