Exhibitions

 

2017-04

2017/03-04

 

 

2016/11-12

2016/11-12

2016/04

2015/11-2016/01

2015/10

2015/04

2014/04

2013/11

2013/05-06

2013/04

2013/02-03

 

2012/11

2012/08-09

2012/04

2012/02

2011/11

Art UNLEASHED, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Argillaceous Earth Contemporary Ceramics 2017, Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries, Saint Mary's University, Winona, MN

2016 Holiday Exhibition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI

Holiday Art Show and Sale, Grove Gallery and Studios, East Lansing, MI 

Art UNLEASHED, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Beyond Ordinary, The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Making IT: Almuni Works '05-'10, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Art UNLEASHED, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Art UNLEASHED, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Let There Be Light, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

Small Favors VIII, Harrison Gallery,The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Art UNLEASHED, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Recent Work, SOLO exhibition and Demonstration, Weathersby Art Gallery, Louisiana College, Alexandria, LA

Land of Art and Lakes, Hope Borbas Okemos Library, Okemos,MI

The Perfect Plate, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

Art UNLEASHED, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

National Ceramic Cup Competition 2012, Clay Gallery, Ann Arber,MI

2011 Art Show & Sale, Hope Borbas Okemos Library, Okemos,MI

2011/04

Art UNLEASHED, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010/11

2010 Art Show & Sale, Hope Borbas Okemos Library, Okemos, MI

2010/10

Making IT: Almuni Works '05-'10, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010/09-10

MCAA Michigan Ceramics 2010, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI

2010/02-03

4th International Small Teapot Show, Saddleback College Art Gallery, CA

2009/11-12

It's Only Clay. National Competition & Exhibition, Bemidji Community Art Center, MN

2009/11

Wherefore Art Thou?, 38th Annual Art Show & Sale, Hope Borbas Okemos Library, Okemos, MI

2009/09

Twilight In Garden. Auction, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

2008/05

East Lansing Art Festival. Emerging Artist, East Lansing, MI

2007/09

Twilight In Garden. Auction, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

2007/08

Lansing Artery 1. basement 414 Gallery, Lansing, MI

2007/04

INFLUX, Gallery101. East Lansing, MI

2007/04

2007 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition. Kresge Art Museum, MSU, East Lansing, MI

2006/12

Michigan States University. Students and Faculty Show, Dancing Crane Gallery, MI

2006/05-06

End of Year Exhibition. Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006/05

Ceramics Student Exhibition. The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2006/05

The Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show at University of The Arts booth, Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

2006/05

Blood. Sweat. Emulsion. Icebox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006/04

The End of the Beginning. Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA

2005/04

Craft Exhibition. Hamilton Estate Wayne, Philadelphia, PA

2005/12

Industrial Revolution. The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2004/12

It's a Good Thing. The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2003/12

Illumination and Shadow. The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

Work Experience

2007-Present

Studio Artist, Okemos, MI

2009/03-2010/01

Visiting Potter, The Greater Lansing Potter's Guild, Haslett, MI

2004-2006

Assistantship with Sumi Maeshima, Ceramics Artist, Philadelphia, PA

2005

Internship with Michael Hurwitz, Furniture Maker, Philadelphia, PA

1999-2003

English Conversation Teacher & Salesperson, ACE Co.Ltd. International Travel Agency, Hiroshima, JAPAN

1993-1995

Clinical nutrition manager at Tanimoto General Clinic, Mizuno Internal Hospital, Yamasaki General Hospital, Hiroshima, JAPAN

1995

Passed the National Examination for Registered Dietitians, JAPAN

 

Education

2007/05

Post Baccalaureate Program/Ceramics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Studied with Brian Boldon and Blake Williams.

2006/05

B.F.A. in Crafts/Ceramics, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Ceramics Studied with Larry J. Donahue, Alec Karros, James Makins, and Lizbeth Stewart.

Wood Studied with Jack Larimore and Roy Superior.

2005/08

Ceramics Summer Program, Kyoeigama, Tokoname, JAPANStudied with Koumei Takeuchi.

2005/06-07

Ceramics Summer Program, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Studied with John Gill, Andrea Gill, and William Carty.

1996-1997

Various English Language Schools including LCI and Fremington, Toronto, CANADA.

1993

Associate Dietitian Degree, Foods and Dietitian Course, Kyoto Women College, Kyoto, JAPAN

1991

HS Diploma, Akifuchu High School, Hiroshima, JAPAN

 

Related Activities

2016-2017

2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2005

Member at Grove Gallery and Studios, East Lansing, MI

NCECA member, conference attended: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh PA, Louisville KY, and Baltimore MD

2007-Present

Potter's Council member

 

Awards, Honors, and & Public Recognition

2010

2010 Potters Council Calendar - Collection I

2009

Margaret Harlow Ceramic Collection, Purchased by Bemidji State University, from It's Only Clay,

Bemidji Community Art Center, Bemidji, MN

2008

Art-to-Art Palette, Visual Essay, Potter's Asks Department

2008

NOISE, Lansing State Journal, Top page, Creative Talents at East Lansing Art Festival

2007

Craft In America, Virtual Exhibitions, Emerging Artist

2006

Ceramics U-Arts Faculty Award, Philadelphia, PA

2003-2005

U-Arts Dean's List Honors, Philadelphia, PASpring 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2004, Fall 2003, Spring 2003

2005

Nominee The Alexander Award, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2002-2003

Crozier Award, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA