Naomi Natale is the founding artist behind One Million Bones. Both an installation artist and photographer, Naomi was the founder and director of The Cradle Project, a large scale installation calling attention and raising funds for the 48 million children orphaned in sub-Saharan Africa. Over 550 cradles were created and donated by artists from around the world. A catalogue, The Cradle Project, highlights over 75 of the cradles which were a part of the exhibition. Naomi has received numerous awards, including a TED Senior Fellowship, a 2011 Arts and Healing Network award, 2010 Carl Wilkens Fellowship, and the Professional Achievement Award from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (2009). She speaks internationally on the topic of art and activism.