Dave Naz

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Dave Nazworthy
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Dave Naz at Artist Bound Gallery in Los Angeles, June, 2006
Born (1969-09-02) September 2, 1969 (age 46)
Nationality American
Known for Photography

David F. Nazworthy, professionally known as Dave Naz (born in 1969 in Los Angeles, California) is an American photographer and film director. Nazworthy grew up in Beverly Hills, California. He is the son of Maxine F. Nazworthy, a descendant of Max Factor, Sr., founder of Max Factor & Co.. Nazworthy attended El Rodeo Elementary School in Beverly Hills, California and subsequently earned a high school diploma from Beverly Hills High School. From 1985-1997 Nazworthy played in the punk rock bands Chemical People, Down by Law & The Last (band).[1] Inspired by artists such as: Larry Clark, Nan Goldin and Diane Arbus, Naz started photographing people.[2] In 2001 Naz assisted Photographer Richard Kern [3] and went on to shoot for a number of adult Magazines, including Taboo, Leg Show and Barely Legal. Several of Nazworthy's photos are used in the artwork of Richard Prince.[4] Nazworthy married award winning adult film actress Oriana Small aka Ashley Blue on July 30, 2009.[5]



  • (2015) Identity - University of Redlands Art Gallery (Redlands, CA)
  • (2014) Identity - Coagula Curatorial (Los Angeles, CA)
  • (2009) Candids - Perihelion Arts Gallery (Phoenix, AZ)
  • (2007) Candids - Todd/Browning Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)
  • (2005) Legs - Clair Obscur Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)
  • (2004) Legs - Sometimes Madness is Wisdom Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)
  • (2003) Panties - Perihelion Arts Gallery (Phoenix, AZ)
  • (2002) Lust Circus - Stormy Leather Gallery (San Francisco, CA)
  • (2002) Lust Circus - Curated by Mat Gleason, Coagula Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)[6]




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