Born: Tokyo, Japan

Education:

MFA   Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA

BFA   Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

BA   Carroll College, Helena, MT

Exhibitions:

2017

“ Glass Auction Gala” National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

“ MILLEFIORI, 1,000 Flowers” Pilchuck Auction Gala, Seattle, WA

“4th Clay & Glass Biennial” Association of Clay and Glass Artist, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2016

“A to Z: AMOCA’s Permanent Collection” American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

“Juried Art Glass Competition” Pacific Art Glass, Gardena, CA

“GLOW: Illuminate the Night” Pilchuck Auction Gala, Seattle, WA

2015

“Juried Art Glass Competition” Pacific Art Glass, Gardena, CA

“Crossroads in Clay at Chouinard and Otis” Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA

“Power of Six Women in Art” Seaver Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Divergence” RHC Art Gallery, Whittier, CA

“Pedagogic” Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, CA

2013

“Art From The Heart” Glass Art L.A. Art Agency, Los Angeles, CA

“Urs Fischer’s Retrospective Project” The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

“Juried Art Glass Competition” Pacific Art Glass, Gardena, CA

2012

“Arguments For and Against” Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA

“Kiln Opening” The American Museum of Ceramics Art, Pomona, CA

2011

“Revive Japan” Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

“ACGA Clay & Glass National Juried Exhibition” Association of Clay and Glass Artist,

Art Gallery, Brea, CA Accepted a clay piece and a glass piece

2010

“Kiln Opening” The American Museum of Ceramics Art, Pomona, CA

2009

“In Bed Together” Royal/T, Culver City, CA

“Carroll Connected” Carroll College Art Gallery, Helena, MT

2008

“Art Exhibit” Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2007

“Ceramics” Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station Arts Center Santa Monica, CA

2001

“Clay and Art” MOA ART Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

1999

“Kansas City Aluminum Show” Kansas City, MO

1995

"One Vision" Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1993

“The Otis Connection” Lew Allen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1992

"100 Cups" Pro Art, St. Louis, MO

"Clay Works" Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


1991-1990 "28th Ceramics National: Clay, Color, Content":

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI

Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

1989

“Clay” Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

"Table as Art" Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA

“Visual Exchange” University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

"Ceramics Now" Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA

1988

"Artist' Liaison" Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

"Visual Art 1988" Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA

"OCCCA 8th Annual Juried Show" Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, CA

1987

"A Ceramics Invitational" California State University, Long Beach, CA

"National 3 - Dimensional Art Show" Lenexa. KS

“Ceramics Show” Morgan Gallery, Kansa City, MO

1986

"1st International Ceramics Show" Mino, Japan

"Fine Art Show" Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada

"National 3 - Dimensional Art Show" Lenexa, KS

1985

"Midwest / Northwest Exchange Exhibition" Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

Grants, Fellowships and Awards:

2016

2016 First Prize “Juried Art Glass Competition” Pacific Art Glass, Gardena, CA

2015

“Pilchuck Glass School” Summer Program Scholarship, Seattle, WA

“Juried Art Glass Competition” Pacific Art Glass, Gardena, CA

2014

“Pilchuck Glass School” Summer Program Scholarship, Seattle, WA

1988

“Artist’ Liaison” Evanston, IL

1986

“1st International Ceramics Show” Mino. Japan

Banff Art Center, Summer Program Scholarship, Banff, Canada

“National 3-Dimentional Art Show” Lenexa, KS

1985

Archie Bray Foundation, summer residency, Helena, MT

Public Collections

The American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA Ceramics wall piece

ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ ceramics cups

Public Art Commission

Les Thomas Art Sculpture: Humanities Division, El Camino College, Torrance, CA

Professional Activities:

2017 Juror: application screen, Beverly Hills Art Show, glass and ceramics category, Beverly Hills, CA

2016 Jury: the applicants for Spring Beverly Hills Art Show, glass and clay, Beverly Hills, CA

2015 Juror: The Beverly Hills Art Show, glass and ceramics category , Beverly Hills, CA

Juror: The Pacific Palisades Art Show, painting and sculpture category, Pacific Palisades, CA

2014 Juror: The Beverly Hills Art Show, glass and ceramics category, Beverly Hills, CA

Publication:

2012 Easy Reader News “Mentors, Guides, and Artists”

1990 The 28th ceramics National, Ceramics Monthly

Clay, Color, Content, Everson Museum of Art

1988 Artists’ Liaison

1996 The Kansas City Star “Focal Point, Artist, Yumi Kiyose”