Naoko Morisawa
 
Greater Seattle Area, Washington, USA
 

Selected Art Work


2015

Open Studio Visit Magazine Publication Winter issue Vol.27/28 - Editor and Publisher Steven T. Zevitas
Juror: Carl Belz, Director Emeritus, Affiliation: Rose Art Museum, MA

Finalists Artists - Ruminate’s Magazine Publication- Kalos Visual Art Foundation Competition, Juror:Mary McCleary, Winter

Artist Trust Benefit Art Juried Auction 2015 @ Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, The auctioneer Laura Michalek
The Wing Luke Museum Annual Dinners and Auction 2015 @ Sheraton Seattle Hotel The auctioneer David Silverman
Pratt Fine Arts Center's 2015 Annual Fine Art Juried Auction @ Bell Harbor International Center Seattle WA (TBC)
Kate Alkarni Gallery, "We Went Wandering" Exhibition, Spring 2015, New Pioneer Square KAG Location, Seattle WA
Kirkland Art Center, "Slash and Burn" Group Exhibition 2015-2016, Exhibition managed by Anna Braden, Kirkand WA
Will work for Seattle region,USA national. and and international juried shows (UK, Italy, Germany, Canada, United Arab, Japan etc)


2014

Gallery 263 WOOD, National juried exhibition Juror: Katherine French, Executive Director of Danforth Museum Cambridge, MA
Giles Gallery, Chautauqua Kentucky National Exhibition "Beauty Matters" 2014 invited Exhibition Richmond. KY
Juror: Andréa Keys Connell. Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

Alexis Hotel A Kimpton Hotel Art Exhibition, Seattle  Curator: Barbara Shaiman SAM Gallery director
International juried art publication “Artbuzz International Collection 2014 Editor
and Publisher Alan Rowe FL USA

Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Vol.I 2014 publication, Greater London UK
Himeji City Art Museum 68th National Juried Exhibition 2014 Hyogo, Japan Feb 2014 Japan
Juror: Takushi Hamada,Dupty Director The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Japan
American Salon of Fine Art 2014 Online Exhibition Feb 2014
The ArtistLobby Gallery/ Tony Taj Gallery Group Exhibition, Belltown Seattle Feb 2014
Artist Trust Benefit Art Juried Auction 2014 @ Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, The auctioneer Laura Michalek
Jurors: Edie Adams, Stephano Catalani, Francine Seders, and Lorraine Vagner

Waterworld Juried Exhibition @ University House Wallingford Seattle Juror: June Sekiguchi Method Gallery Co-Founder Feb-June
Washinton State Convention Center -Ex Libris 100 artists 100 books Group Show Seattle WA Feb-March
AXIS Gallery: Ex Libris 100 artists 100 books Group Show featuring 100 works inspired by literature Pioneer Square Seattle March
Ex Libris 100 artists 100 books Publication March 2014 by Executive Producer Visual Arts Wolfram Productions.Seattle WA

New York's world-famous Armory Arts Show - Digital Group Show @ See.Me Exhibition Space on Mar.7 New York, NY
The WING- Wing Luke Museum Annual Diners and Auction 2014-Live Auction @ Sheraton Seattle Hotel Downtown March
Columbia Winery Spring Exhibition. Curated by Bherd Studios-Urban Comtemporary Gallery Seattle Apr-June
Northwind Art Center 2014 Fundraising Exhibition, Port Townsend WA April.11- May.3
Kate Alkarni Gallery: All Woman Group Show @ Seattle Design Center April, Seattle  2014

Pratt Fine Arts Center's 2014 Annual Fine Art Juried Auction- Live Auction @ Bell Harbor International Center Seattle WA Apr. 2014
Jurors: Margery Aronson, advisor of MoMA NY and SAM, Francisco Guerrero -Seattle University and Bryan Ohno
Dublin Biennial 2014- International Exhibition of Contemporary Art. @ Dublin Biennial Gallery, Dublin, Ireland 2014
Twillight Gallery "Boundaries" Group Show Invited by Gallery curator, West Seattle WA August
Art Port Townsend 16th Annual Juried Art Show "Expressions Northwest 2014"  Port Townsend WA
Juror: Greg Robinson: Executive director of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Ex-director of Traver Gallery/ Pratt Fine Arts Center

Americas 2014: All Media USA and Canada Juried Show, Juror: Kimble Bromley, Hartnett Hall Gallery Minot State University, Minot, ND
Waterman and Kaz Project Port Townsend New Opening Exhibition, Coordinated by Jeanette Best, Port Townsend WA
CoCA Seattle Member Group Exhibition "Who Are You?" Seattle Design Center and Third Thursday Artwalk, Seattle WA
Kate Alkarni Gallery: "In Technicolor" Exhibition @ Seattle Design Center September-November, Seattle  2014
Executive Develop Institute (EDI) event: Inclusion Fusion 2014 Benefit Auction, Seattle, WA
Sammamish City Hall Group Exhibition, Curated by Barbara Jirsa, October Greater Seattle WA October- January 2015

LuminArté Gallery- Juried Annual International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Dallas Texas- Juror: Dr Iftikhar Dadi, Cornell University, NY
Figure50 Represented WA State Artist- Nationwide Contemporary Art Project, Juror Maureen Bllomfield, Chief Editior, the Artist Magazine
White River Valley Museum, Small Works Big Presents: The Gift of Art 2014. Juror Margaret Bullock, Tacoma Art Museum Curator, WA
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Juried Pratt 2014 Holiday Art Show and Sale, Nov.20-30, Seattle, WA
Waterman and Kaz Building Benefit of Art Sale Show, Nov.22-23 Water Street Location, Port Townsend, WA
Merit Award, Annual Small Expressions XIII Regional Jureid Show, Juried byTeresa Verraes, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend WA

 

2013

Open Studio Visit Magazine Publication Winter issue Vol.19 - Editor and Publisher Steven T. Zevitas
Juror: Jonathan Green, Independent Curator, Former Director of the Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
Gene Juarez Bellevue Salon show. Curated by Bherd Studios -Urban Comtemporary Gallery Seattle
International Comtemporary artist publication Vol. V, NYC-USA and Greece
Finalist member. Visual Art Selection - Chapala Artist Residency in Central Mexico
Featured artist. Unity Publication and it's cover. for Fortune 500 companies: Women's History Month.Philatás Marketing.

International juried art publication “Artbuzz International Collection 2013 Editor and Publisher Alan Rowe
2012 Seattle EDGE graduate group printmakers show at Tashiro Kaplan's Gallery, Curated by Katy Krantz
Seattle Downtown First Thursday Artwalk and the monthly exhition- February 2013
Artist Trust Benefit Art Juried Auction 2013 @ Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, The auctioneer Laura Michalek
Collective Visions Art Gallery, CVG Show 2013 WA State juried show, - Honorable Mention - Brementon WA
Juror: Alfredo Arreguin, MFA a world renowned Seattle painter
Giles Gallery, Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition
Crossroads 2013 - Exhibition Theme Award.- Richmond KY
Juror: Jack Girar, MFA. Fine Arts Division Chair at Transylvania University Lexington, KY
Walnut Street Cafe Solo Show Edmonds downtown WA  Jan and Feb 2013
Head to Toe - juried exhibition, University House Wallingford Seattle. Juror; June Sekiguchi

The WingLuke Museum Annual Art juried Auction  Celebrate the year 2013 @ The Seattle Sheraton Hotel
Selection notice of Featured Rawartists. Across the Nation Seattle WA
Gallery North Small Painting Show. Edmonds downtown, Greater Seattle
Third Thursday Artwalk, Edmonds Gallery North WA March 2013
First Saturday ArtWalk Exhibition. Port Townsend PT, WA
ArtXchange Gallery Exhibition and Seattle First Thursday Artwalk, Pioneer Square. Curated by Cora Edmonds, May- July WA
Mabel Hansen Gallery - Coos Art Museum, Expressions West 2013 - Honorable Mention Juror: John Hewitt.Coors Bay OR
IDEA Odyssey Collective Gallery - History X, Contemporary Y Exhibition Juror: Mark Takamishi Miller. Seattle June- July
Northwind Art Center Alchemy of the Abstract VI 2013 juried show Juror: Young Cang, IMA Gallery Director Seattle. SADA
Time- juried exhibition  Ida Culver House Greenwood Seattle.WA Juror: June Sekiguchi July- Nov

Chase Gallery - All Media Biannual Juried Show 2013. Spokane. WA
Juror: Meg Schiffler, San Francisco Art Commission Director, SF Based curator, Educator and columnist for SFMOMA
First Friday Artwalk Event at Bellingham and Spokane, Eastern Washington
Whatcom Musuem Exhibition- NATURE IN THE BALANCE - Interpreting Climate Change, Bellignham Artwalk July-Sept
Exhibition curator: Barbara Matilsky, Curator of Art Whatcom Museum Bellingham WA
Art Port Townsend 15th Annual Juried Art Show "Expressions Northwest"  Port Townsend WA
Juror: David Lynx, Director of Larson Gallery, Yakima YVCC. Former Director Sheeman Gallery- Whitman College
Three Women- Issey Artists Show Seattle Exhibition - Invited exhibition North Seattle. Juror: June Sekiguchi
CoCA George Town Gallery Artist CoCA Collision Exhibition, Seattle Design Center SDC Juror: Chris Crites etc WA

Harbor History Museum - Peninsula Art League 2013 Open Juried Art Exhibition: Juror: Joe Garcia. Gig Harbor, WA
Bold Expressions 58th International Art Exhibition North California Arts Juror: Barry Sakata, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, CA
Executive Develop Institute (EDI) event: Inclusion Fusion 2013 Benefit Auction, Seattle, WA
Invited by The Wing Luke Museum - Annual fall event Mixed it Up with New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Seattle WA
Exhibit Artwork at Tatsuriki Sake Bar which serves one of best Japanese sake @ Himeji Castle Station. Hyogo, Japan
Seattle EDGE Group exhibition Corridor  Gallery at Tashiro Kaplan Building, Seattle

Kate Alkarni Gallery "Transportation and Transfixion" Group Exhibition in November -March  @Seattle Design Center. Seattle WA
CoCA 21st Annual Marathon Artist and Auction - Shilshole Bay Beach Club, Ballard November 14-15 Seattle WA
Kate Alkarni Gallery- Love at Home Part 2 Exhibition @ The Production Network, Frement-Seattle WA
Winners London International Creative Competition (LICC) 2013 by International Awards Inc, New York/ LA/ London

LICC Juror Group: Alfonso Artiaco,Barbara Polla, Ben Tomlinson, Hossein Farmani,Jesper Thomsen,Knut Ormhaug,
Lisa Wells, Marcia Fortes, Pam Kent,Peter Frank,Rebecca McClelland, Regis Krampf, Robert Berman, Saffet Kaya Bekiroglu and
Sarah Kent, Vera Monro, Yasmine El Rashidi, Xavier Hufkens


2012

Collective Visions Art Gallery 2012 WA State juried show, Bremerton, WA
Juror Kathleen Moles, Curator of Exhibitions, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
Leading Artists Gallery 2nd place Online Juried Show  “Botanical Exhibition"
Open Studio Visit Magazine Publication 2012 Spring issue Vol.18
- Editor and Publisher Steven T. Zevitas
Juror Trevor Richardson, Director of Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,MA
Seattle Hotel Association 15th Annual benefit Gala auction "Evening of Hope"

Gallery North annual miniature show, Edmonds, WA 
23rd Comtemporary Art Center (CAC) annual juried show, Las Vegas, NV
Juror Mat Gleason, L.A. based critic and curator, Huffington Post's Arts, Coagula Art Journal publisher
Sequim Arts 36th International annual juried Show, Sequim, WA
International Contemporary Artists Publication Vol IV - I.C.A. Publishing, NY and EU
Curated by Alan Rothwell, Rebecca Smith and Art critic Alice Chapman    
General Electric (GE) Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration Month Art Exhibition
Decoding The Visual Core of Qi and Chakra Technologie- GE Cultural Fine Art Gallery, Fairfield CT
Curator team: Ludlow Bailey, Elizabeth Kahn, Tashina Johnson, Duvian Montoya
Executive Develop Institute (EDI) event: Inclusion Fusion 2012 Benefit Auction, Seattle, WA
Parklane Gallery 20th International annual juried show, Kirkland, WA
Artwork on Illustration Friday.com/blog  June 12 2012
Edmonds Art Festival juried Gallery 2012 Anderson center in Edmonds DT, WA
Artist Trust EDGE Professional Development Program among 16 Visual Artists (juried program), Seattle WA
International Juried exhibition "PAINTING on the EDGE", 10th Annual international. Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jurors: Paul Wong, Jutta Kaiser, Noel Hodnett- The Cutting Edge Productions Society and contemporary curators
ArtKudos International online Juried art Competition and Exhibition 2012
Juror: David Cohen, editor and publisher of Artcritical, and gallery director at the New York Studio School, NY

Art Port Townsend 14th Annual Juried Art Show "Expressions Northwest"
Juror: Rock Hushka, Curatorial Administration Director and Curator. Tacoma Art Museum
Edmonds Art Walk Exhibition, WA, Third Thursday show in July, Edmond WA
Artist Trust / EDGE Grand Finale Artist Presentations/ Seattle. Aug 2012
Port Townsend First Saturday ArtWalk Exhibition. August 2012
Artist Trust "Edge 2012" Group Exhibition @ Ballard Walks in August, Seattle.WA
Bellevue Artwalk First Friday Exhibition Sept. 7th pm 4:00- 8:00  @ Bellevue Hyatt Courtyard/ Bellevue Collection
Whatcom Museum Exhibition at Old City Hall and The Art Auction, October 2012. Bellingham WA
Miami Art Fair "PARALLAX AF" in December curator Dr. Chris Barlow for PAF Miami/ NY/ London
Wynwood District Gallery December Artwalk, Miami FL
Walk the Line - juried exhibition Ida Culver House Greenwood Seattle. Juror; June Sekiguchi
Port Townsend Northwest wind juried show “Small Expression"
Juror: Jake Seniuk Executive Director Port Angeles Fine Artcenter

 

2011

Port Townsend “Into the Woods” juried show and exhibited during March
Juror: David Sessions, Exhibition Director at the Bainbridge Arts and Crafts gallery
Participated in helping Japan: Tsunami Relief project “Creators for Japan” in San Francisco
Parklane Gallery 19th International annual juried show, Kirkland, WA

Port Townsend 13th annual juried show exhibition
Juror Gary Faigin, Co-founder and Creative Director of Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
Lynnwood Library annual art juried show "In the Red" WA
ArtKudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition
Juror Holly Koons McCullough, former Director of Collections and Exhibitions,Telfair Museum of Art, Georgia
Edmonds Art walk, WA, Third Thursday show in October
International juried art magazine 1st prize in wood mosaics “Artbuzz Collection 2012
Port Townsend Northwest wind juried show “Small Expression"
Juror: Michael McCollum: former dean of Cornish College of the Arts and Art at the University of Nevada

 

2010

Edmonds Art walk, WA, Third Thursday show in May 2010
International art magazine 1st prize in mosaics “Artbuzz Collection 2011”

Editor and Selection commitee director, Alan Rowe

Exhibited art at Kobo Higo, Seattle WA

Port Townsend Northwest wind juried show “Merit Awards, "Small expression"

Juror Michael McCollum, former dean of Cornish College of the Arts and Art at the University of Nevada

 

2009

Yokohama International Open Port 150th Ceremony and exhibition, April, Japan
SAM (Seattle Art Museum) Gallery featured artists, April and May 2009, Seattle, WA
San Francisco National Art Juried show, ACCI gallery, Berkley, CA
ArtKudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition
Juror Scott Canty, Senior Curator, Los Angeles Cultural Department, Palos Verdes Art Center director
Edmonds Community College, "Bike to Work" Project Illustration, Lynnwood WA

international juried show “United Creators” Best of 25
International art magazine 1st prize in wood mosaics “Artbuzz Collection 2010”
Port Townsend .Northwind Artcenter juried show “People’s choice, "Small Expression"
Juror: Michael Paul Miller, Proffesional artist. Art Professor at Peninsula College. Port Angeles WA
Mosaic Yearbook V, International Portfolio of Mosaic Art, Made by Mosaic Rocks, MA USA
 

 

2008

Lynnwood convention center, WA art juried exhibition. Jan - May
Edmonds Public library art show "Edmonds Asian celebration" Wood mosaics
9 Asian Pacific American artists selected by Nordstrom. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Featured Nordstrom Show-windows exhibition nationwide USA including Honolulu, Seattle, SF, LA, Chicago
Shoreline Lake Forest Park Arts juried theme show "Green" WA
Edmonds art festival juried Gallery 2008 Anderson center in Edmonds DT, WA
Live auction held by Executive Develop Institute (EDI), Seattle, WA
The Florida International juried show 2008 at MFA Tallahassee, FL
Finalist for Women's History 2008 Exhibition, Reflect-arts Exhibitions, NY
Lynnwood Library annual art juried show "Mellow Yellow" WA
Port Townsend 10th annual juried show "Expressions NW" WA  "Best of the Show"
Juror Barbara Shaiman, Gallery Director of Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Gallery, Seattle, WA
Port Townsend .Northwest wind juried show, "Small expression"
Juror: Pat Austin. Educator, Visual artist and Writer, founder of Print Arts of Northwest
International art magazine Honorable mention “Artbuzz Collection 2009” published
Edmonds Art walk, WA, Third Thursday show in December

 

2007

Oregon/ Washington Craft Biennial 2007 Northwest ART & CRAFT OCAC
International juried show ArtKudos 2007
Juror Peter Trippi, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur, the Premier Magazine
17 Asian American artists Selected by Nordstrom
Nordstrom Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Exhibition
Port Townsend 9th annual juried show "Expressions NW", WA
Port Townsend Northwind Art Center "Special Award" & "People's Choice Award"
Juror Lisa Van Doren, curator of art for the Whatcom Museum,Bellingham, WA
Port Townsend woodworkers show 2007 Sprinter group
Port Townsend juried show, "Small Expression"
Juror; David Sessions, Exhibition Director at the Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Gallery
Edmonds Art walk, WA, Third Thursday show at Barbara Marthas' Atelier

 

2006

Selected 40 Asian American Artists in the US for Nordstrom Exhibition
Made speech and displayed the works for Nordstrom Asian pacific American Heritage month
Joined group exhibition at "Doll house gallery" in Yokohama, September

 

2005

Northwest Craft Biennial, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR USA in May
Hoffman Gallery, Portland, A review of Northwest Art & Craft juried Show

 

2004

Juried Publication - Contemporary 100 Japanese Illustrators - Gendai Nihon 100nin Illustrators
Yokohama Doll Museum- Goup exhibition- Curator: Kaoru Rose Kanetaka, Koji Ishizaka etc, Yokohama Japan
Radio show about "Modern Japanese Art: Wood mosaics" at FM radio station, Kawasaki Japan

2003

Instructed Japanese Craft Art class, Yokohama and Tokyo Culture Center,and Canadian Embassy in Tokyo
Guest Speaker at New Craft Art: Wood mosaics on Tokyo broadcasting Television show

1998

Organized/ Instructed Japanese Art class at Pensacola, FL, and Hawaii, USA


Selected Press:

Seattle Times: Small Works Big Presents- Gift of Art Exhibition,White River Vallery Museum Exhibition, Nov. 23 2014
Dallas Observer, Visual Art: Five Art Exhibitions to See This Weekend, By Lauren Smart, Dallas, TX Oct. 30 2014,
ArtHASH, A Pulse on Art Beat: The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition Opening Reception, Dallas, TX Oct.25
GetNews Information.com Arts&Entertainment The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition, Dallas TX, Oct 25
The Dallas Morning News- The things to do: 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition, Dallas, TX Oct.25
Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter: 5 Things to Do, A Cut Above Ehibition at Smmamish City Hall, Oct.17, 2014
Featured: Third Annual Juried International Exhibition Contemporaly Islamic Art, Freenewspos.com, Oct. 17 2014
Press Release: Luminarte Fine Art Gallery/ IARS The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition, Dallas, Oct. 17 2014
Dallas Art Dealers Association The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition, Dallas, TX, DADA, Oct. 17, 2014

CNN iReport: The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art, Luminarte,TX Oct 14, 2014
Junglecity- Seattle Based US NW largest Japanese Portal and newspaper - Arts and Event: June,July, Aug, Sept, Oct.
Northwest Asian Weekly- Names in the news - "Morisawa's Art in Dublin Biennial", June 30 2014
The Irish Times,The Sunday Times, Evening Herald, Herald Dubliner, Irish Independant, Metro Herald, Ireland. June
Seattle Times: The Arts Page News/ Fine Arts Blog about Dublin Biennial 2014 by Melissa Davis, June 2014
Kobe Newspaper,The Arts News about Dublin Biennial 2014, By Nakai editor, Kobe Japan, June 2014
Skylife, Issue 371 June is Bienniale Month in Europe Turkish Airways Magazine June 2014

Twilight Gallery Boundaries: A group show with work from Northwest US artists.The Strangers, Seattle May 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Embassy of Japan in Ireland- Cultural Event News May 2014
Junglecity- Seattle Based US NW largest Japanese Portal and newspaper - Arts and Event May 2014
Northwest Asian Weekly
"Creativity inspired by nature and Japanese heritage" By Nina Huang, May 2014
"Morisawa shows at Northwind is one of 50 international artist, part of Dublin Biennial 2014" PT Leader, May 2014
Northwest Asian Weekly Featured Artist "Names in the News" May 2014
Georgetown Art Party, Pursuit of Seattle, By Sondra Firestein Feb 16 2014
”Wood” at Gallery 263: A Must See Show - by Joan Squeri, Cambridge Community Television Dec 27, 2013
Boston Area To Do List - Pick of the day Tree Products- Gallereis and museums-The Boston Globe Dec 25,2013
Exhibition Nest: Current Exhibitions Ongoing - Boston Dec 12
Alexis Hotel First Thursday Settle: http://www.firstthursdayseattle.com Dec.5
Alexis Hotel Showcases:Seattle’s “Work of Art” Features Four Local Artists in the Hotel’s Signature Gallery Dec 5.
CoCA Presents: 21st Century. 21 artists 24-Hour Art Marathon & Auction Gala Kiro TV.Com Seattle Nov 14
TheArtGuide - CoCA Presents: 21st Century: 24-Hour Art Marathon & Auction Gala Nov.14
Art and Exhibit 21st Annual 24-Hour Art Marathon & Auction - Events King 5.com Seattle Television November 6
November art event - CoCA's 24-Hour Art Marathon & Auction"  Art Scean Seattle November 1 2013
JCCW (Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington) Isse Artists Exhibition Newsletter Oct 2013
The Seattle Vine- Colors Brighten Season by Lisa Pollman, Art Journalist and Curator Seattle WA November 1
PRWeb Three Generations of Japanese American WOmen Open New Art Exhibit. Seattle Sept.26 2013
The North American Post Aug- Sept. Community Calendar Vol. 68 Issue 34 Seattle. August 15. 2013
The Stranger. Visual Art Loos Lips The Seattle's Only Newspaper, Seattle WA by Jen Graves Aug 7 2013
Art Exhibition news/ event: Soysource Seattle based community paper, Seattle WA July 25 2013
The Pacific Northwwest Inlander, Chase Gallery All Media biannual Juried Show featured by 28 artists. July
The North American Post.COCA Collision, SDC, Seattle WA July 18, 2013
The Seattle Vine- Picture Blast by Lisa Pollman, Art Journalist and Curator Seattle WA June 11 2013

Expression West Award Winners at Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay Oregon. News CBNB.Info June 5 2013
Expression West 2013. All Oregon June- July Event 2013. All-Oregon June 1 2013
Expressions West 2013 Awards Winners and more! Coos Art Museum.com May 31 2013
Artists in the Show, Alchemy of the Abstract VI - Northwind Arts Center May 31 2013
History X, Contemporary Y Exhibition Contributing Artists - Idea Oddysey Gallery.com May.20 2013
Local Artist Selected for Expression West Show, Edmonds Beacon news May 20 2013
Expression West 2013 Accepted Artists - Arts The WorldLink.com May 18 2013
Visual Art Highlight Art. Etc by Alan Chong Lau. International Examiner May 15 2013
Asian Heritage issue- ACEcalender The Asian Reporter Newspaper. Portland Oregon May 6 2013
Seattle First Thursday Artwalk. ArtXchange Seattle Art Blog by Brenda Tipton  May 1st 2013
Visual Arts Exhibition Mosaic Event Details - Seattle Times April 30 2013
First Thursday at ArtXchange Gallery - MO-SA-IC  Firstthursdayseattle.com  Apr.30 2013
Press Release ArtXchange Gallery MO.SA.IC Contemporary Artist Show in May 2013. April 2013
Friends of Asian Art Association Apr 30 2013
Head to Toe Exhibition :The art of Human Figure. Seattle Twist.com Feb 27 2013
Art. Etc y Alan Chong Lau. International Examiner Feb 7 2013
Inside The CVG Show 2013 - Reviewed by Bernard Jacobson, Bremerton Jan.31 2013
The Seattle Vine- Artists Express Versatility With Printmaking Show by Lisa Pollman  Jan. 30 2013
Artist Trust (re)Members Winter 2013 Benefit Art Auction/ Congrats/ Check it Out!  E-News Jan.24 2013
North Kitsap Herald News - Best of the CVG - January 24, 2013
Northwest Asian Weekly "Names in the News "Chosen for 2013 CVG Show" Vol.32, Jan 14. 2013
North American Post, Naoko Morisawa at Gene Juarez Salon Show November 29 2012

Artist Trust Events Ida Culver House Broadview, Seattle / “Walk the Line” Opening Reception Nov.14 2012

Artist Trust (re)Members Fall 2012 Congrats E-News Oct.8 2012

Northwest Asian Weekly "Names in the News" Bellevue First Friday Vol.37, Sept 8. 2012

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham The Art Auction online catalogue, Sep.2 2012

The Weekly Herald, Arts Notebook Local artist selected in Canadian show, Aug.29 2012

Artist Trust News EDGE Grads Shine at GGLO & BallardWorks Aug.9 2012

The Weekly Herald, Arts Notebook Local artist in juried show, Aug.8 2012

Artist Trust (re)Source E-News: Arts Events Calendar:Aug.1: BallardsWorks, Seattle EDGE 2012 Gr Exhibition

Artist Trust (re)Source E-News: EDGE Grand Finale Artist Presentations. Aug.1, 2012
Fine Art America.com Fine Art News and Press Release: International Contemporary Artist Vol.4 July 28 2012

Artist Trust, Press Release Visual Artists Edge Proffesional Program: Final Presentations. July 18. 2012

The Weekly Herald, Featured Artist "Local artist gives Japanese technique a Contemporary Spin" July 18, 2012

The North American Post, Edmonds Art Walk, July 18, 2012

MyEdmondsNews.com, "Enjoy a sumptious summer art walk in Edmonds Thursday" July 16. 2012
Edmonds BEACON. DON'T MISS! Enjoy the summer at Edmonds Art Walk, July 13, 2012
Our Artists List. Federation of Canadian Artist www.artists.ca  FCA, Granville Island BC Canada July 2012
Illustration Friday Blog  June.12.2012
 

The North American Post, Featured Artist Interview, June 6 2012

Statenewslines.com WA State News, May 14 2012

Seattle times.com News Partner Network Ethnic Media May 9, 2012

Banking Industry Today www.banking.einnews.com  May 7 2012

Northwest Asian Weekly "Names in the News" Vol.31, May 05 2012

The Weekly Herald, Arts Notebook Local artist in East Coast show, May 02 2012

Artbuzz International Collection book from 2008 to 2012
The Weekly Herald, Local artist in juried show, Jan 4 2012
North American Post, Art exhibition, Jan, Feb 2012
The Weekly Herald, Local artist in Porttownend show, 27 July 2011
North American Post, Art exhibition, May and June 2011
Northwest Asian Weekly name of the people Feb,12 2011
Northwest Asian Weekly name of the people December 4, 2010
North American Post, Art exhibition, December 2010
Seattle Art Museum.com “SAM Gallery Featured Artists” April 14- May 8, 2009
Independents Yokohama art brochure, Japan, Apr.21-25, 2009
Northwind Art Alliance, Sept-November, 2008, 2009
Edmonds Community College sustainability project designs commute by bike, April- May, 2009
Artkudos.com international juried show 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012
Inside Lynnwood, City Newsletter Vol. 13 No.I, Lynnwood Convention center exhibition
Executive Development Institute the support artist, the Taste of the Asia, 2008
Seattle times Best bets around the area "Asian Celebrations" February 27, 2008
The Enterprise newspapers, Visual art calendar, “Asian Celebrations' show in Edmonds” Feb 8, 2008
Asian reporter” Asian Heritage Month Special Issue” May 5, 2008
North American Post, Art exhibition, May 2008
Nordstrom.com Press release “Gifted Artists Share Their Diverse Vision”
Nordstrom Exhibit Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, April 21, 2008
PRNewswire.com Asian Pacific American Heritage, April 21, 2008
Star Bulletin, Hawaii, on exhibit vol.13 Asian Pacific American Heritage, May 18, 2008
North West Asian Weekly Name of the people, "More than just Window dressing" May 3 , 2008
City of Edmonds art commission, Exhibit- venues, Feb, 2008
Art Port Townsend “Best of show” “Special Award” “People’s Choice” 2007, 2008 Port Townsend Leader

Art Port Townsend juried show selects strong work, Ann Katzenbach,Port Townsend Leader, Oct.24, 2007
Nordstrom.com Press release “Artists From all over the World Share Their Interpretations of Love”
International Examiner, Exhibition “Love Now” by 17 Asian Pacific American artists, May- Jun 5. 2007

 


Publications:

Artist Trust 2015 Benefit Art Juried Auction Catalog, March 2015
Published on Art Guide Northwest: NW Artist Index List -by Brenda Tipton, Publisher Dec.1 2014

Studio Visit Magazine Vol.27/28- Editor and Publisher Steven T. Zevitas: Juror: Carl Belz, Winter Issue 2014
Seattle Times Sunday Edition, Featured Image -The Arts, Small Works Big Presents Exhibition, Nov. 23 2014
ArtSlant Worldwide - The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition Contemporaly Islamic Art, Oct. 25 2014
Third Annual Juried International Exhibition Contemporaly Islamic Art Catalogue, Luminarte Fine Art Gallery 2014
CoCA Members' Show Catalogue 2014: Who Are You? By Ray C. Freeman III, Joseph C. Roberts
Dublin Biennial 2014 Exhibition Catalog - International Exhibition of Contemporary Art June 2014
Pratt Fine Art Center The Pratt Pack 2014 - 32nd Fine Art Auction Catalog by Lindsay Walter, April 2014
Ex Libris 100 Artists and 100 Books ExhibitionCatalogue, Wolfram Productions.Seattle WA March 2014
Artist Trust 2014 Benefit Art Juried Auction Catalog and Poster- Featured 12 Studio Visit Artists by Young Lee. 2014

Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Publcation Greater London UK, January 2014
The Seattle Vine- Colors Brighten Season by Lisa Pollman, Art Journalist /Curator Seattle WA November 1 2013
COCA 21st/  24hrs Art Painting Marathon and Auction Catalogue.Center of Contemporary Art. November 2013
Northern California Arts, Inc. 58th Bold Expressions International Exhibit Catalogue  Oct. 2013
COCA Seattle Member Group Show Ehibition Catalogue September 2013
Open Juried Show Peninsula Art League Catalogue Seattle. Sept. 2013
ART ACCESS Volume 22 JULY • AUGUST • SEPTEMBER Number 3. Monthly Guide to the Arts. 2013
The Seattle Vine- Dyed-Mosaic Artwork Bursts with Color by Lisa Pollman, Art Journalist, Seattle June 11 2013
ArtXchange Gallery Special Catalogue for Microsoft Collection Curators and Interior Designers Aug. 2013
Inside Whatcom Museum - Nature in the Balance. Spring Vol 10 No.2 2013
Chautauqua Series Beauty -
Chautauqua Kentucky National Exhibition 2014 Publication - EKU
Unity Publication: Women's History Month By Winona Addison. Philatás Marketing Communication.2013 May
Artist Trust 2013 Benefit Art Auction Catalog Feb.2013
The Collective Vision Gallry Show 2013 Exhibition Catalog Jan. 2013
The CVG Show 2013 Jacobson's Awards List  by Bernard Jacobson, The Seattle Times contributor Jan.31 2013

Studio Visit Magazine Vol.19 - Editor and Publisher Steven T. Zevitas: Juror: Jonathan Green, Mid. Jan 2013

Ruminate Magazine 2013 ( 2013 Future issues - T.B.D.)
International Comtemporary Artist Vol. V, NYC-USA and EU  Jan 2013
MIAMI Art Catalogue by Parallax AF Inc  Dec 2012
Studio Visit Magazine  Vol.18   Editor/publisher Steven T. Zevitas, Juror Trevor Richardson, June 2012
International Comtemporary Artist Vol. IV, NYC-USA and EU July 2012
Mosaic Yearbook V, International Portfolio of Mosaic Art, Made by Mosaic Rocks, MA USA 2009
ArtBuzz International Collection 2013, 2012, 2011,2010 and 2009
and 2008
Nordstrom Inc. APA Celebration Month Advertisement Nationwide USA 2006 2007 2008
Museum of Fine Arts MFA 23rd FSU. Tallahassee International Exhibition 2008
Contemporary 100 Japanese Illustrators - Gendai Nippon 100Nin no Illustrators. Juried Publication Tokyo
Before year 2000, the followings (a few name of them) selected my artwork.
Nonno. Women's Fashion magaznine. Nationwide Japan and Asian countries. Syuei Publisher, Tokyo
Orange Page nationwide Japanese magazine. Orange Page Company. Tokyo
Keywords in Religeon. Cover image Gakutou Publisher. Tokyo

 

Awards and Honors:


2015
Open Studio Visit Magazine Publication 2014 Winter issue Vol.27/28 - Editor/Publisher Steven T. Zevitas
Finalists Artists - Selected for Ruminate’s Kalos Visual Art Prize USA Nationwide Competition, Vol.33. Juror:Mary McCleary



2014
Selected for Roster Artist for Seattle City Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery Project: 2Years period - juried from NW 4 Regional States 
Merit Award, Small Expressions XIII Regional Jureid Show, Juried byTeresa Verraes, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend WA
2nd Place, White River Valley Museum, Small Works Big Presents: Juror Margaret Bullock, Tacoma Art Museum Curator, WA
Seattle Times Thanks-Giving Sunday Edition, Featured Image -The Arts, Small Works Big Presents Exhibition, Nov. 23 2014
My artwork adapted for Amazon's American Movie/ Film Production: The Man in the High Castle, My Unicorn (Origami), Seattle,WA
3rd Annual International Contemporary juried Art Exhibition, Juror:Dr Iftikhar Dadi, the Art Department Chair-Cornell University,
and Department of History of Art and Visual Art, Ithaca NY, and the exhibition held at LuminArté Fine Art Gallery, Dallas Texas
Representative WA State Artist- National Contemporary Art Project. Figure 50 by Maureen Bllomfield, Chief Editior, the Artist Magazine

Special Award - Expressions NW, Art Port Townsend WA Juror: Greg Robinson, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Director
Dublin Biennial 2014- International Exhibition of Contemporary Art
- One of Fifty-Five International Artists, Dublin Ireland
International Emerging Artists Pre-Shortlist One of 20 Artists from the USA at the stage of Feb 10 Dubai, United Emirates
Selected Ex Libris 100 artists 100 books Group exhibition -100 works inspired by literature by Wolfram Production Seattle
Incentive Award - Himeji City Museum 68th National Juried Competition Exhibition, Hyogo Japan
National Exhibition Kentucky 2014 - Giles Gallery, Kentucky National Exhibition Invited by Dr.A.Minh Nguyen
Alexis Hotel - A Kimpton Hotel Seattle Art Winter Exhibition Invited by Barbara Shaiman SAM Gallery Director
International juried art publication “Artbuzz International Collection 2014 Editor
and Publisher Alan Rowe

Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Publcation Greater London UK, January 2014


2013  
Puffin Foundation Artist Grant Award, Teaneck New Jersey USA
Honorable Mention with Green Ribbon Award - Coos Art Museum. Mabel Hansen Gallery Coos Bay OR
Honorable Mention - Collective Vision Gallery Bremerton WA           
Top Award Winning Artists in 2D Artwork - The CVG Show by Bernard Jacobson Seattle Times Contributor
Theme Award- Giles Gallery, Kentucky National Juried Exhibition KY
24-Hour Art Marathon Artist & Art Auction - Invited by CoCA: Center on Contemporary Art Seattle WA
London Creative Competition 2013 Winner List by International Awards Inc, New York/ LA/ London 
Open Studio Visit Magazine Publication 2012 winter issue Vol.19 - Editor/Publisher Steven T. Zevitas


2012  
Selected Artist for General Electric Asian Pacific American Celebration Month Exhibition
1st prize Artbuzz Collection 2013 International juried art magazine (2013-2008)
2nd place- Botanical Exhibition, Leading Artists Gallery
Artist Trust EDGE Professional Development Program Scholarship Seattle WA

Open Studio Visit Magazine Publication 2012 Spring issue Vol.18 - Editor/Publisher Steven T. Zevitas


2010  
Merit Awards-  Northwind Arts Center juried show, Port Townsend WA

2009  
People's choice Awards- Northwind Arts Center juried show, Port Townsend WA

2008
Best of the Show - Expressions NW, Art Port Townsend WA, Juror: Barbara Shaiman Seattle Art Museum Gallery Director
Honorable Mention -Women's History Month Exhibition, Reflect-arts NY
Invited Artist for Nordstrom's Asian Pacific American Celebration Month Exhibition
Adapted for Nordstorm's featured image of nationwide exhibition image and grand open of Alamoana Store, "Kuhio Hawaii"

2007  
Special Award -Expressions NW, Art Port Townsend WA, Juror Lisa Van Doren, Whatcom Museum Curator,Bellingham, WA
People's Choice Award-Expressions NW, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend WA
Invited to Nordstrom's Asian Pacific American Celebration Month Exhibition

2006  
Invited to Nordstrom's Asian Pacific American Celebration Month Exhibition

2001  
The Choice GrandPrize Exhibition. Tokyo Japan

1998  
Gallery Award - The ArtBox GrandPrize Exhibition. Ginza- Tokyo Japan

1997  
The ArtBox GrandPrize Exhibition. Tokyo Japan

 

Affiliation:

Artist Trust. Seattle WA USA
Northwind Art Alliance.  Port Townsend WA USA
Whatcom Museum Artist Member, Bellingham WA USA
The Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle WA USA 
Center of Contemporary Art (CoCA), Seattle WA
Henry Art Museum, Seattle WA
Dublin Biennial International, Dublin Ireland

 

Collection: 


Artist Trust President: Ms.Susan Wagner and Ken Wagner
Artist Trust Executive Director: Ms.Margit Rankin
Linden Rhoads, Vice Provost Center for Commercialization University of Washington
Dr. Charles Martha and Barbara Martha, Edmonds Design and Atelier
Clear Channel Outdoor. Executive Director: Ms.Elaine Kitamura
Max Grover, Artist and Gallelist( currently working on it, 2015)
Roger Hagan, President of Paper Corporation, Port Townsend 
Arliss Newcomb, Port Townsend, Artist
Don Tiller, Port Townsend, Artist
Karen Hackenberg, Port Townsend, Artist
Katheleen Snow, Port Townsend, Artist

Kate Alkarni, Kate Alkarni Gallery Owner
Steve Engle, Art Collector, Investor
Saya and Jeff Moriyasu, Seattle Artists

Nordstrom Inc

Seattle Interior Desinger, Ms.Kent
Seattler, Ms.Henderson
Alice Taylor, Washington
Portlandia Oregonian

Tokyo Cafe Owner
Tokyo Pianist  Ms.Nakata
Tokyo Yoga Instructors and Housewives


Representatives:

Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend WA
Dublin Biennial Gallery 2014, Dublin Ireland
Kate Alkarni Gallery, Seattle Design Center WA
Wing Luke Museum The Market Place Seattle WA
Center of Contemporary Art Gallery, Seattle WA
Barbara Shaiman Independant Curator,Seattle WA

Valerie Cooper,General Electric and UBS Curator, Stanford,CT
Morisawa Contemporary Art Studio, WA
Amazon Fine Art Gallery, International
Kiyoshi Inoue, Independant Agent, Public Officer Japan