Fumi Amano 

CV

 

Born in Aichi, Japan

Phone: +1(206) 849-9125 

E-mail: fmii00@msn.com 

Website: http://www.fumiamano.com/ 

 

[Education] 

2017       Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA, MFA   

2011       Aichi University of Education Aichi, Japan, Research Student

2010       Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan 

2008       Aichi University of Education, Aichi, Japan, BFA

 

[Employment] 

2018.1-         Exhibition Production Coordinator at Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd

2017             Artist assistant for David Dorio

2016-2017   Instructor (glass art) Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

2015-2017   Teaching Assistant for Bohyun Yoon, VA 

2014             Artist Assistant for Jack L Wax, VA

2011-2013   General Art Teacher, Junior high school and High school in Aichi, Japan

2009-2010   Artist assistant for Robert Lewis

 

[Exhibition] 

[Solo] 

2019 “Chirality” Pilchuck Exhibition space Seattle, WA

2018     “Obsession” Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2017      “Voice” Cohen gallery Reading, PA 

2016      “Filters –Between us-“ Critique room1 Richmond, VA

2013      Solo Exhibition  Gallery APA  Aichi Prefecture, Japan 

2012      Solo Exhibition  Gallery APA  Aichi Prefecture, Japan 

 

[Group] 

2018      BAM Biennial 2018 Bellevue Arts Museum, WA

2018      Elisabeth R. Raphael Founder’s competition, PA

2017      “Momentum” Juried Competition and Exhibition Toledo, OH

2017      “Out of the box” at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, AL

2017      “2017 International Student exhibition” at GAS conference

2017      “2017 Biennial Juried Exhibition” Olin and Smoyer Gallery VA 

2016      “/Material” at FAB gallery Richmond, VA

2016      “Glass National 2016” Workhouse Arts center VA 

2016      “Auction Preview exhibition” Pilchuck glass school gallery, WA 

2016       “Please touch” at Target Gallery Washington DC, United States 

2016       “GoggleWorks 10th annual juried exhibition” at Goggleworks Art Center      Reading, PA 

2016       “Practice” Candidacy show at Plant Zero Gallery Richmond, VA 

2016       “Touch” at Arrowmont gallery, TN

2015       “This Just In” The Depot Gallery Richmond, VA

2013       “International Exhibition of glass Kanazawa Ishikawa, Japan 

2012       “Glass Path” Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan

2011       “Form with Lid” Gallery Voice, Gifu, Japan

2011       “Contemporary Glass Triennial” Toyama, Japan 

2010       “Graduate exhibition” Toyama, Japan

2009       “Transfiguration of Glass” Gallery Voice, Gifu, Japan

2008       “Graduate Exhibition” Nagoya Citizen Gallery, Aichi, Japan

 

 

[Performance]

2018 “Shooting sperm” at Antenna gallery New Orleans, LA

2018 “Cradle” Contemporary Craft Pittsburgh, PA

2017      “Shooting sperm” at Torpedo Factory Art Center, VA

2017      “Shadow” at Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival, PA

2017      “Voice” at Cohen Gallery, PA

2017      “Hot and cold” at the event “Bacon Friday” at Present Company Brooklyn, NY

2017      “Recording” at the event “Bacon Thursday” at FAB gallery Richmond, VA

2016      “Message” at the group show “/Material” at FAB gallery Richmond, VA

2016      “One night” at the group show “Practice” Candidacy show at Plant  Zero Gallery Richmond, VA 

 

 

[Awards] 

2018 Honorable Mention at “Transformation 10” Contemporary Craft Pittsburgh, PA

2017       2018 International/National Open Call at Antenna Winner

2017       2nd place at “Out of the box” Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, AL

2017       1st place at 2017 International Student exhibition at GAS conference

2016       Honorable mention at Glass National 2016 Workhouse Arts center VA 

2016       Grand Prize at Goggleworks 10th annual juried exhibition, Reading, PA  

2015       Best Student Award, Pilchuck Glass Art School, Stanwood, WA 

2013       Selected at the International Exhibition of glass Kanazawa Ishikawa, Japan 

2011       Selected at Contemporary Glass Triennial, Toyama, Japan 

 

 

[Scholarship and Grant] 

2017     Full Scholarship recipient from Pilchuck glass art school WA

2017     Work Study scholarship from Penland school of Crafts, NC 

2016     Corning Incorporated Award from Corning Incorporated foundation, NY 

2016     Student assistantship from Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 

2016     Travel grant from Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 

2015     Student assistantship from Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 

2015     Travel grant from Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 

 

[Publication]

2018 “Obsession” Catalog by Antenna gallery New Orleans, LA

2017     “Out of the Box” catalog by Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

2017      “Momentum” catalog by Arts Commision

2017     Art review ”Reading Eagle” By Ron Schira

2017     “Voice” at GoggleWorks in “One tank trip” By  Karin Mallett

2016     “In the galleries” in “Washington Post” By Mark Jenkins

2016     “Goggleworks 10th annual juried exhibition” Catalog by Cohen Gallery

 

[Residency] 

2019 INSCAPE artist in Residency program Seattle, WA

2017     The Anderson Center Tower View Red Wing, MN 

2017     Torpedo Factory Art Center Alexandria, VA

 

[Artist Lecture/Artist talk]

2019 Pilchuck Exhibition space Seattle, WA

2018      Auburn University, AL

2018      Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, AL

2017      Anderson Center Tower View, MN

2017      Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

2017       Torpedo Factory Art Center, VA