Naomi Teplow has been making ketubot and illuminated manuscripts since 1983. Her style is influenced by old European manuscripts and Persian miniatures with their strong, rich colors, detailed natural scenes and elaborate floral and geometrical designs.
Naomi Teplow has participated in group shows at the San Francisco Jewish Library, the Judah Magnes Museum, the Platt Gallery at the University of Judaism, the Jewish Museum, San Francisco and others. Her 1995 Song of Songs series of paintings and illuminated text were exhibited in the Berkeley Jewish Community center in 1996. Her work has appeared in the Calligraphy Review competition issues 1988-1991 and 1998. Naomi has completed over 300 private commissions for clients across the US. Her commercial clients include the Marcel Schurman Card Company, The Jewish Museum San Francisco, and Chronicle Books.
Naomi was born in Kibbutz Maagan Michael in Israel and came to the US with her American husband and two daughters in 1979. She has a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Tel Aviv University.