Curriculum Vitale

 

CHRONOLOGY AND EDUCATION

Born in Hiroshima, Japan

1967 Bachelor of Fine Arts – Oil Painting Major; Joshi Bijutsu Daigaku Women’s College of Fine Arts; Tokyo, Japan

1973 Landed Immigrant in Canada

1976 Banff School of Fine Arts:  Printmaking course (lithography); Banff, Alberta

1981 University of Victoria:  Printmaking course (etching); Victoria, B.C.

1986 New York School of Visual Arts:  Millennium Film Workshop; 8mm & 16mm film: New York, N.Y.

1997 Scottish Sculpture Workshop (S.S.W.):  Bronze Casting; Lumsden, Scotland

 

Selected SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 ,’09,’08,’05,’03, ’02,’00,’98  Painting and Graphite Drawing; A Square Kanda Gallery, Tokyo Japan

2009 Painting, Graphite Drawing and 3D work; Galerie 412, Tokyo, Japan

2006 Painting and Graphite Drawing; McPherson Library Gallery, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

2003 Painting and Graphite Drawing; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria – art rental; Victoria, BC

1996, ‘94 Painting, Graphite Drawing and Installation; Amelia Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1990 Painting; Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC

1986 Paper Sculpture; MacPherson Library Gallery, University of Victoria; Victoria , BC

 

Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Graphite Drawing with mix medium: International Women’s Day Art Show Victoria, BC

2006 Graphite Drawing: Global and Canadian Kaleidoscopes, McPherson Library Gallery, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

2003 Graphite Drawing: Artropolis, CBC Television Studios; Vancouver, BC

2000 Graphite Drawing: Art 2000, The Royal Canadian Academy of Art Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

1985 Graphite Drawing, Open Space Gallery; Victoria, BC

 

AWARDS

2004 Canada Council for Arts -Creation/Production Grant

2000,’98 Canada Council for Arts, Travel Grant – Tokyo Exhibition

1997 Canada Council for Arts. Travel Grant – S.S.W, Scotland

1988 Victoria Community Art Council – Special Project Grant; Visible Maze installation

1986 Victoria Community Art Council – Bursary Scholarship; New York School of Visual Arts

1985 Mayor Prize, City of Victoria – Victoria Chinatown Installation

1976 Banff School of Fine Arts – Bursary Scholarship

 

COLLECTIONS

Art Bank Canada Council

Private Collections: Japan, Canada and USA