Naori Priestly graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2007 with a Masters Degree in Mixed Media. Born in western Japan, Naori studied sculpture in Tokyo and New York before settling in England. Her works have showed contemporary art and craft shows and galleries. She has experience as a lecturer and a workshop leader.
Naori set up social enterprise 2007. She worked with the Allo Club, Sankhuwasabha, in rural Nepal. Naori collaborated with local women who weave nettle fibre fabric, generating new sustainable and commercial opportunities for the community.