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] 

2016-2017 Teaching Glass Art at Virginia Commonwealth University 

2015-2017 Artist Assistant for Bohyun Yoon 

2014            Artist Assistant for Jack L Wax

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

 

[Exhibition] 

[Solo] 

2017      “Voice” Cohen gallery, PA 

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

2013      Solo Exhibition  Gallery APAAichi Prefecture, Japan 

2012      Solo Exhibition  Gallery APAAichi Prefecture, Japan 

 

[Group] 

2017      “Out of the box” at Auburn University, AL

2017      “2017 International Student exhibition” at GAS conference

2017      "MFA Thesis exhibition" Anderson Gallery Richmond, VA

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 PlantZero Gallery Richmond, VA 

2016       “Touch” at Arrowmont gallery in Tennessee, United States 

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

2007       “GEN” Student Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art museum, Japan

 

 

[Performance]

2017      Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival, PA

2017      “Voice” at Cohen Gallery, PA

2017      “Bacon Friday” at Present Company Brooklyn, NY

2017      “Bacon Thursday” at FAB gallery Richmond, VA

2016      “/Material” at FAB gallery Richmond, VA

2016      “Practice” Candidacy show at PlantZero Gallery Richmond, VA 

 

 

[Awards] 

2017       Finalist at “Out of the box” Auburn University, 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 

 

[Residency] 

2017     The Anderson Center , MN 

2017     Torpedo Factory Art Center Washington D.C  

2018     Elsewhere, NC 

2018     Hamtramck Disneyland Residency Program, MI