Mayumi Hamanaka

Phone: 510.534.3143

e-mail: mayumi@studioislander.com url: www.studioislander.com

 

Exhibitions

2007            ultra deepfield, three person show, curated by Lauren Davies

                  Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

                  Cultivating Creativity: In Residence at Kala, group show

                  Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2006            On Making: Faculty Group Show

                  California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

                  Somewhere in Space, two person show

                  Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

                  Artists’ Diary: the Chapter of Spring Light, curated by Ashley Chang

                  Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

2005            Bubble Trouble in Doubles: 4 person show

                  RPS Gallery, Oakland, CA

                  30 Something

                  SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                  Diorama, curated by Libby Werbell

                  Mission 17, San Francisco, CA

2004            Emerge, 7h Annual Juried Exhibition

                  Juried by Paule Anglim, Martha Angus, Squeak Carnwath,

                  John S. Weber, Gen Art, at The Old Mint, San Francisco, CA

                  Happy Pack, collaborative solo show of Studio Islander

                  Mission 17, San Francisco, CA

                  Fiber Scene, MFA 2004 Graduate Show

                  Fiber Scene, on line gallery: http://www.fiberscene.com

                  CCA Graduate Exhibition

                  California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

                  The Big Picture, curated by Lauren Davies

                  Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

                  New California Masters, curated by Kuniko Vorman

                  Works / San José, San Jose CA

2003            missing / persons, curated by Taro Hattori and Svea Lin Vezzone

                  ProArts, Oakland, CA

                  Murphy Fellowship Award Exhibition

                  San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                  2X4 2002 Kala Fellowship Exhibition (Collaborated with Taro Hattori)

                  Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

                  more than code, traveling photography exhibition

                  Big Orbit Gallery, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

                  Forum Gallery, Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                  Union Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

                  Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2002            Oh You Beautiful Doll

                  Anatomically Correct at Apollo Theatre, Chicago, IL

2001            The 11th Annual Exhibition, Mitochondria Emancipation

                  Asian American Arts Centre, New York, NY

                  The Loss of the Individual, two person show

                  Westside Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

                  Islands, Collaboration piece with Taro Hattori

                  Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago IL

1999            Selected Group Exhibition

                  Gallery 2, Chicago IL

1998            Nippon Steel/SAIC Annual Exhibition

                  Nippon Steel USA office, Chicago IL

1997            Nippon Steel/SAIC Annual Exhibition

                  Nippon Steel USA office, Chicago IL

 

Dance Performance:

1996            Dance Seijin (Dance Alien), director/dancer, Tokyo

1994            der Leib, producer/dancer, Tokyo

1994            Seeker, producer/dancer, Tokyo

 

Awards (include Residency Awards):

2006            Artist in Residency, Swarm Oakland, Oakland, CA

2005            Artist in Residency, Taiwan Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

2003            Murphy Fellowship Award

1998            Nippon Steel/SAIC Presidential Award

1997            Nippon Steel/SAIC Presidential Award

 

Curatorial Practice:

2007            Blabbable Doodads featuring Miriam Dym and Eunjung Hwang

                  Mission 17, San Francisco, CA (Upcoming in April, 2007)

2004            Juror for the annual exhibition, By Any Means Un/Necessary

                  Mission 17, San Francisco, CA

 

Bibliography:

2006            Interviewed for Kitchen Sink

                  “View Point/Art, collaboration work with Taro Hattori, Egg (Taiwanese Art Magazine,) March 27, 2006

2005            “On The Wall: What's Happening in East Bay Art,” Bubble Trouble in Doubles, David Downs, East Bay Express, November 2005

                   “Scenes,” Bubble Trouble in Doubles, Kelly Vance, East Bay Express, November 2005

                  “Thirty Something,” Clark Buckner, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, July 2005

2004            “Happy Pack,” Alice Bing, online San Francisco Chronicle, September

                   “‘New California Masters’ at Works/San Jose,” DeWitt Cheng, Artweek, volume 35, issue 5, June 2004

                   “This Week’s Day-by-Day Picks,” Kelly Vance, East Bay Express, April

2001            “Paperdoll Project,” e-zine Bitch*lorette, http://www.bitch-lorette.com

         “Islands,” Hiroko Saito, Chicago Shinpo, March 9, 2001

1999            “Paperdoll Project,” Photobetty, http://www.photobetty.com

                  “Selected Exhibition at Gallery 2” with Photograph of Days and Scenes, Hiroko Saito, Chicago Shinpo, October 27, 1999

1998            "Exhibition at Nippon Steel USA office,” with photograph of Walker, Hiroko Saito, Chicago Shinpo, May 8th, 1998

 

Education:

2004            Master of Fine Arts, Photography, California College of the Arts (CCA)

1999            Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1996            Bachelor of Arts, Art History, International Christian University, Tokyo

 

Teaching Experience:

2006-current  Lecturer, Tools 2: Color Photography, Fall semester, CCA

2005-current  Individual Tutor / Class Instructor for photography, digital media and website building, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2004-2005     Lecturer, Tools 1: Black and White Photography, Fall and Spring semesters, CCA

 

Related Teaching Experience:

2007            Panel for Junior Review, CCA

2006            Panel for discussion, art career development class, California State University, East Bay               

                  Panel for Junior Review, CCA

2005            Panel for Junior Review, CCA

2004            Panel for Junior Review, CCA