RESUME / CV

WAKANA KIMURA
Born in Izu, Shizuoka, Japan
Currently lives in Los Angeles, California

Education
M.F.A. 2011  Otis College of Art and Design, Studio Art
B.F.A. 2002  Tokyo University of the Arts, Fine Art, Oil Painting

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Untitled, LA ArtCore, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Untitled, LA ArtCore, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Untitled, LA ArtCore, Los Angeles, CA
2012 iro - iro, Baldwin-Wallace University, OH
2011 CHARACTER, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2007 A Matter of Taste, Gallery NEXUS, Kanagawa, JAPAN
2006 A Matter of Taste, Gallery NEXUS, Kanagawa, JAPAN
2005 Existence as apiece relation with the other, Gallery LeDeco, Tokyo, JAPAN
2004 A Matter of Taste, Gallery Noraya, Tokyo, JAPAN

Group Exhibitions
2017 Natural Selections, Brand Library & Art Center, CA
2016 TAP/LA, TAPPAN Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2016 Shunga, Japan Foundation Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2015 R.S.V.P. Los Angeles, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
2014 Voices of LA, JACCC & Wilshire Blvd Temple, Los Angeles, CA
2013 AJA (Japan America Artists) XXV, George J. Doizaki Gallery, JACCC, CA
2011 US EST / Curated by Soo Kim, Pepin Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Otis MFA 2011, Venice 6114, CA
2011 Nothing in common, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Mid Residency Show, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Sotsugyo Seisaku Ten, The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, JAPAN
1999 Geisai, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, JAPAN
1997 Sosaku-ten, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, JAPAN

Grants / Fellowship Awards
2017 TAP/LA The First Annual Fellowship in 2017
2016 TAP/LA The First Annual Fellowship in 2016
2005 Grand Prix / Creators Audition, Digital Hollywood University, Tokyo, JAPAN

Commissions
2017-2019 List of Los Angeles Mural Artists, Department of Cultural Affaires, Los Angeles, CA
2016-Present Nirvana Painting, Zenshuji Soto Mission, Los Angeles, CA
2016-Present Nirvana Painting, Soto Zen Temple, Saitama, JAPAN
2013 Through the Eyes of Artist, Los Angeles Metro, Los Angeles, CA

Produced Performance Project
2016 Jodo-e, Zenshuji Soto Mission, Los Angeles, CA
2015 interactive incense burning at R.S.V.P. Los Angeles, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA

Catalogs
2015 R.S.V.P. Los Angeles, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
2014 Studio Visit Magazine, Open Studio Press
2011 New American Paintings Pacific Coast Competition #97, Open Studio Press

Bibliography
2016 Meher McArthur, Alternate Realities in the Paintings of Wakana Kimura, Buddhistdoor gloval, Buddhistdoor.net
2016 Katherine Satorius, Interview with Wakana Kimura, TAP/LA Workspace
2013 Heidi Zeller, Inglewood Through the Eyes of Wakana Kimura, LA Metro





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