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Tomoko Murakami's solo & group exhibitions and professional experiences


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2008 MAYURA, John F. Kennedy University Art and Consciousness Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • 2003 Toward Light, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
  • 2002 T. Murakami / Installation, College of Siskious Art Gallery, Weed, CA
  • 2001 Atokata - Yukue, Tomura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1999 T. Murakami, City Hall of Mountain View, CA
  • 1997 Dawning, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • 2011 Fresh Work - Kala Annual Exhibition, Berkeley, CA
  • 2010 CCA Faculty Exhibition, Oliver Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
  • 2008 Crazy After All These Years: NIAD Faculty, City of Oakland Craft & Cultural Arts, CA
  • 2007 Art from the Heart, Florence Ludins - Katz Gallery, NIAD Art Center, Richmond, CA
  • 2005 Conscious Mind & Dreaming Mind, JFKU Art Annex Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • 2004 CUTS: The Contemporary Woodcut, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
  • 2001 Alice Center Window Exhibition Series 2, Oakland, CA
  • 1999 A-Un: Cosmic Heart Beat: 4 Japanese Contemporary Women Artists, Gallery on the Rim, SF, CA

 

Performances:

  • 2008 Silk Pathways, Elihu M. Harris State Office Building, Oakland, CA
  • 2008 Dream Theater "Silk Pathways" at Balancing Perspectives, JFHU, Berkeley, CA
  • 2008 MAYURA, Temescal Art Center, Berkeley, CA
  • 2006 From Below, From Above - Butoh Performance, JFKU Arts Annex, Berkeley, CA
  • 2005 From Below: Time Space & Spirit, JFKU Arts Annex, Berkeley, CA
  • 2004 Dreamlins, JFKU Arts Annex, Berkeley, CA
  • 2004 Dream Theater Light and Sound Oasis, JFKU Pleasant Hill, CA
  • 2003 Dawning (part of the event, "Peace It Togehter") Charlie Dohr Park, Berkeley, CA
  • 1999 YUSAIFU, Richmond Art Center and Gallery on the Rim, CA

 

Awards:

  • 2008 Susan Seddon Boulet Award
  • 2002 Jury's Awards and Awards of Merit: CA State Fair
  • 1998 First Prize: The Really Big Show, Long Beach Arts
  • 1992 Kala Fellowship Awards

 

Professional Experiences:

  • 2006 - present Adjunct Professor, California College of the Arts
  • 2005 - present Art Instructor, NIAD (National Institute for Arts and Disabilities) Art Center
  • 1993 - present Art Instructor, Kala Art Institute
  • 2010 - present Art Instructor, Piedmont Adult School
  • 2010 Lecturer, John F. Kennedy University
  • 2008 Art Instructor, Berkeley City College
  • 2006 Art Instructor, California State Summer School of the Arts

 

Education:

  • 2002 - 2008 John F. Kennedy Universiyt, M.A. - Transformative Arts
  • 1989 - 1992 San Francisco Art Institute, M.F.A. - Printmaking
  • 1980 - 1984 Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, B.F.A. - Painting