Tamiko Kawata
 
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SOLO & THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
2016
2014
  Solo Show: Simon/Garvey Arts, New York, NY
Solo Installation Show: Ruth S. Harley University Center Gallery, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Solo Show “Quiet Room”: Karina Kottova curator, Kotska Gallery, MeetFactory, Prague, CZ
2013   Three Artist: “aligned”, dm contemporary, New York, NY
2012   Solo: “Beyond Lines & Beyond Surface”, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
    Solo: “Summer Passage: Tamiko Kawata”, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2011   Solo: “Tamiko Kawata”, Muriel Guepin Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006-2011   Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2003   “Transformation – Large & Small”, curated by Jim Furlong, Hudson Guild Gallery II, New York, NY
2002   Disjecta Gallery, Portland, OR, Affiliated with Japanese Festival of Portland Art Museum, Portland OR.
“Masako Ishii & Tamiko Kawata”, curated by Masako Ishii, Takano Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2001   Site-specific installation based on survey on accumulation of toilet paper, The New York Times & Pantyhose, Florence Lynch Gallery, NY, NY.
1999   “Transformations for Sculpture Garden & Gallery Space”,
LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, LI, NY.
     
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016

2015
  "Altered States", Hewitt Gallery of Arts, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY

"Musing Metallic: Group Show”, Elizabeth Garvey curator, Curator Gallery, New York, NY
   
New Ways of Seeing: Cultural Hybridity and Aesthetic Liberty”,
Eileen Jeng curator, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
   
"American Academy for Arts & Letters: Invitational Exhibition for Paintings and Sculptures 2015”,
American Academy for Arts and Letters

2014
 
“Grids”, Simon/Garvey Arts, New York, NY
    “Bricolage: Artists who Tinker, Play, Innovate”: Patricia Miranda curator,
ROCA: Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
2013   Materials: Pins & Needles, curated by Suzan Shutan, Banister Gallery, University of RI, Providence, RI
    Transcendental Vision: Japanese Culture and Contemporary Art, curated by Gail Enns,
The Independent Art Center,  Sand City, CA
2012   Wearable sculpture, Black Orpheus, Beauty in All Things: MAD museum, New York, NY
    Curate NYC, Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011   Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn, traveling exhibition, Nippon Club Gallery, NYC, NY
    Earth Matters Installation, curated by Lisa Chalif, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
    Twentieth Anniversary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY
2010   “Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn: 120 years Anniversary Exhibition”,
Lafcadio Hearn/Yakumo Koizumi Art Museum, Matsue, Japan
    “SOFA Chicago”, represented by BrownGrotta Fine Arts, Wilton, CT
    “Shadow Paintings 2010”, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
    “SOFA New York”, represented by Browngrotta Fine Arts, Wilton, CT
    “Installation: Sea Urchin/Money Series -Environmental Exhibition curated by
Carol Jay, Art League of L.I., Dix Hills, NY
2009   “Gallery Artists”. Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
    “Opening New York Space”, DM Contemporary, NY, NY
    “Bridge Art Fair: NY, NY (Rubber Band Painting)”, Represented by DM Contemporary, Mill Neck, NY
    “Office Space/Seven Artists”. curated by Elizabeth Duffy, Rockland Center for the Arts, Rockland County, NY
2008   “Metro Poles: Art in Action in Bronx, Manhattan, Queens”
    Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, curated & represented by Robert Lee/
Asian American Art Center, New York, NY
    “Process & Presents ”, curated by Carol Jay, Art League of L..I., Dix Hill, NY
    “Second Lives: REMIXING THE ORDINARY to INAUGURATE Museum of ARTS & DESIGN”, an opening exhibition at Columbus Circle location: curated by David McFadden, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY
    “ArtWalking/Bedford Avenue”, curated by Larry Walczak, Eyewash Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    “New Art Fair, New York NY”, 30/30 Hotel represented by DM Contemporary, Mill Neck, NY
    “Office Space/Six artists” curated by Elizabeth Duffy, Newton Art Center, Newtonville, Boston, MA
2007   “25th Anniversary Exhibition of Ruth Chenven Award Recipients”, NoHo Gallery, NY, NY
    “New Art Fair: Miami” presented by DM Contemporary, LI, NY
    “Ornamental Instincts”, curated by Weniie Hung, Wave Hill House, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
    “SOFA Chicago”, presented by Browngrotta Arts, Wilton, CT
    “Drawing Now/Six Artists”, DM Contemporary, Mill Neck, NY
    “Make the Most of It: Eight Artists”, curated by Karen Shaw, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
    “Obsession Obsession”, curated by Irmari Nacht, The Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ
2006   “Tag Projects: Growing up in Public”, curated by Derick Melander, Repetti Gallery, Long Island City, NY
    “Site Specific 2006”, Bathroom Installation, curated by Karen Shaw,
Carriage House, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
    “Second Anniversary Exhibition”, DM Contemporary, Mill Neck, NY
    “Multiples: Yoonjo Chun, Tamiko Kawata, Wen-Fu”, Tattfoo Tan Gallery, S.I., NY
    “Extraordinary: Three Artists ” Tamiko Kawata, Eung Ho Park, Sally Shore,
DM Contemporary, Mill Neck, NY
    American Academy for Arts & Letters: Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture”,
American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, NY
    “Selected Artists from Former Residency Fellows”, Millay Colony for Arts, Austritz, NY
2004   Haddad Lascano Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
    “Meditation in New York”, 473 Broadway Gallery, New York NY
    “Reduce/Reuse/Re-examine”, curated by Jennifer McGregor, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
    “Mercurial: Tamiko Kawata, Gloria Kisch, Daniel Rothbart”, curated by Yuko Niii,
Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
    “Overhead Underground:Reimagining; The Faerie Landscape”, Le Petit Versaille Garden, NY, NY
    “A.I.R. 5th Biannual”, A.I.R. Gallery, New York NY
    “Masako Ishii & Tamiko Kawata”, Takano Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan
2002   “Painting Lately: Abstract Work”,, curated by Betsy Kelleher, Henry Street Settlement Abrons Art Center, NY, NY
2001   "Air, Space & Water Museum", curated by Tim Hailey HEREart, New York,NY
    "That Which Remains", curated by Ron Rocco, The Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild, New York, NY
    “Wired Works: Inaugurating New Space”, BrownGrotta Arts, Wilton, CT
    “Skein: Five Artists”, curated by Darcy Edger, Contemporary Craft Gallery, Portland, OR
    “Site Specific 2001”, Carriage House, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
    “Three Artists”, Troy Art Community Center, NYFA Grant Community Work, Troy, NY
2000   “Fifteen Asian American Artists”, University Art Gallery. Staller Center for
The Arts, Stony Brook State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
2000-01   “Nature of Fiber,” curated by Nell Znamieroki, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY
2000   “As If Alive: Animate Sculpture”, curated by Sara Henry, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
    “Six Artists”, curated by Dawn Lee, OMNI Gallery, Uniondale, NY
    “Generations II: A Survey of Women Artists at the Millennium,” A.I.R. Gallery, NY, NY
    “Elements 2000,”, curated by Deborah Sperber, Jane Ingram Allen,
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
    “Stillness Within,” Three-artist exhibition, curated by Laura Kruger, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, NY, NY
    “Contemporary Arts of New York State,” New York State Museum, Albany, NY
1998   “A.I.R. Third Biennial Exhibition,” A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
    “Staten Island Biennial Exhibition”, Three Sculptures, Staten Island Institute of Arts & Science Museum, SI, NY
    “Three Artists”, Rochester University Museum, University of Rochester, NY, NY
1986   “Fiber R/Evolution - Two Years Traveling Exhibition”, curated by Jane Jacob, University Art Museum, The University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1979   "Works of Women”, curated by UNESCO Art Committee, Paris, France
1978   “Small Works”, curated by Jack Lenor Larsen, British Craft Centre, London, England
     
AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS
2015

2014

2012

2006
  American Academy for Arts and Letters: 2015 Purchase Award

Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency grant to support "Quiet Room" Exhibition, New York, NY

Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY: Purchase Award from Harvest Exhibition

Pollock/Krasner Foundation Grant

2005
 
New York Foundation for the Arts 2005 Grant for Craft, Gregory Millard Fellow

2004
 
Serie Project for Screen Printmaking: Austin, TX

2002
 
McDowell Art Colony Residency, NH

2001
 
New York Foundation for the Arts, 2001 Grant for Craft
    Yaddo Art Colony: Louise Bourgeois Residency Award for a Sculptor

2000
 
CANYS Grant for New Project: (Craft Alliance of New York State)
    Blue Mountain Center for the Arts Residency Award

1999
 
Edward Albee Art Center Residency Award

1998
 
Ruth Chenven Foundation Grant for New Project

1997
 
The Millay Colony for the Arts Residency Award
    ESCA (Empire State Craft Alliance of New York State) Grant for New Project.
     
VIEWING PROGRAMS
EFA Studio Center: Member Website, NY, NY
Pierogi Flat File & Wall Art, Brooklyn, NY
Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn, NY
   

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
2016

2013



2012

2011

2010
  Honolulu Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
PREC Institute, Tokyo, Japan

Ishiguro Art Collect: Tokyo, Japan

LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY

Ishiguro Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan
    Lafcadio Hearn/Yakumo Koizumi Art Museum, Matsue, Japan
2009   Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2008   Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
    Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2007   Shelley & Philip Aarons Art Collection, East Hampton, NY
    DM Contemporary Permanent Collection, LI, NY
2006   Museum for Arts & Design, NY, NY
2004   Jack Lenor Larsen Private Collection, New York, NY.
2002   Yusuke Aida Collection, Tokyo, Japan
    Ishiguro Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan
1999   LongHouse Reserve Permanent Collection, East Hampton, NY
    Lloyd Catsen Collection, San Francisco, CA
    Jack Lenor Larsen Collection, New York, NY
1991   Yusuke Aida Collection, Tokyo, Japan
1986   Davis Brody & Bond, Architects, New York, NY
1982   PREC Institute, Tokyo, Japan
1978   Buenno Premesela Art Collection, Amsterdam, Holland
     
PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS

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2011




2008



2006

2002

2001

2000
 
 
Inclusion of "Newsday Fall" works in publication of "To Life: ECO ART in pursuit of Sustainable planet", by Andrew Brown, Hudson and Thames publisher
Book: 500 Paper Projects 2012: curated by Gene McHugh, New York, NY

Catalog: Tamiko Kawaya "Beyond Lines/Beyond Surface", Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Catalog: "Japanese Contemporary Paper Art", Art Center ALTERA, Daniela Todorova curator, sponsored by Embassy of Japan, Sofia, Bulgaria
Catalog: "Transcendental Vision", Anton Gallery/Celadon Inc., Monterey, CA

Prints: "Office Space", New Art Center, Elizabeth Duffy curator, Newtonville, MA
Catalog: Second Lives: REMIXING THE ORDINARY to INAUGURATE, Museum of Arts & Design, curated by
David McFadden, New York, NY

Site Specific 2006: Karen Shaw curator for Islip Museum: Carriage House, East Islip, NY

Catalog: Contemporary Skeins: curated by Heather W. Rogers, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR

Catalog: Site Specific '01: curated by Catherine Valenza, Carriage House/Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY

Catalog: Fifteen Asian American Artists: Curated by Rhonda Cooper, Director, University Art Gallery/Staller Center Stony Brook SUNY, Stony Brook, NY
Catalog: As if Alive: Animate Sculpture, curated by Sara Henry Corrington: Professor, Drew University, NJ
Catalog: "Nature of Fiber" curated by Nell Znamieroki, Stone Quarry Hill Art