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Mayumi Hamanaka

Selected Exhibitions

2016
April Showers, 4-person exhibition, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Tomiko Jones

2015
(Im)Materiel, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA, Curated by Kevin B Chen

2014
Paper and Blade: Storytelling Under the Knife
,  Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

Paper Cut Collaboration Project, Kimball Gallery, de Young Museum & Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

2013
Temporal Void
Brooks Salzwedel + Mayumi Hamanaka (upcoming), JOHANSSON PROJECTS, Oakland, CA

Urban Imprints: Scratching the Surface, Curated by Lucy K. Lin & Abby Chen
Asian Resource Center Gallery, Oakland, CA

Supra Natural, Curated by Amanda Curreri
Berkeley Central Arts Passage, Berkeley, CA

2012
(re)collection – A collaboration with Lost and Found: Family Photos Swept by the 3.11 East Japan Tsunami
, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Art and Soul Festival, Exhibition at City Hall, Oakland, CA

Self-Scape, group show, curated by Jen Blazina, Middlesex County College, NJ

2011
ArtPad Art Fair, San Francisco, CA, Swarm Gallery
Kalafornia: State of the Art, Exhibition/Auction, Kala Art Institute, CA
Aboveground
, solo show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

2010
Things Are Expanding, group show , Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Annual Fundraising Art Auction, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2009
All Good Things, group show, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA
Annual Fundraising Art Auction, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Regime Change, group show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Front + Center, group show, curated by Kimberly Johansson, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2008
GoodBuy Cruel World auction, Space 47, San Jose, CA
Sum of Its Parts, group show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
The Great White, 4 person show, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Annual Fundraising Art Auction, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Golden Sparklers, Collaborative Exhibition with Taro Hattori, Next Art Fair Chicago, represented by Swarm Gallery, Oakland

2007
The Little Show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Fabric of Identity, group show, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Never-Seen, group show, Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
APAture 2007, juried show for Asian American artists, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA
ultra deepfield, three person show, curated by Lauren Davies, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Cultivating Creativity: In Residence at Kala, group show, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2006
On Making: Faculty Group Show, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Somewhere in Space, two person show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Artists’ Diary: the Chapter of Spring Light, curated by Ashley Chang, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

2005
Bubble Trouble in Doubles: 4 person show, RPS Gallery, Oakland, CA
30 Something, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Diorama, curated by Libby Werbell, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA

2004
Emerge, 7h Annual Juried Exhibition, juried by Paule Anglim, Martha Angus, Squeak Carnwath,
John S. Weber, Gen Art, at The Old Mint, San Francisco, CA
Happy Pack, collaborative solo show of Studio Islander, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA
The Big Picture, curated by Lauren Davies, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
New California Masters, curated by Kuniko Vorman, Works / San José, San Jose CA

2003
missing / persons, curated by Taro Hattori and Svea Lin Vezzone, ProArts, Oakland, CA
Murphy Fellowship Award Exhibition, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2X4 2002 Kala Fellowship Exhibition (Collaborated with Taro Hattori), Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
more than code, traveling photography exhibition, Big Orbit Gallery, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Forum Gallery, Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Union Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2002
Oh You Beautiful Doll, Anatomically Correct at Apollo Theatre, Chicago, IL

2001
The 11th Annual Exhibition, Mitochondria Emancipation, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, NY
The Loss of the Individual, two person show, Westside Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Islands, Collaboration piece with Taro Hattori, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

Awards (include Residency Awards):

2016   Artist in Residence, Djerassi Residency Artists Program, CA
2014  de Young Artist Fellow, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
2012   Artist in Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2008   Artist in Residence, finalist, McColl Center for Visual Art, NC
2005   Artist in Residency, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
2003   Murphy Fellowship Award
1998   Nippon Steel/SAIC Presidential Award
1997   Nippon Steel/SAIC Presidential Award

Curatorial Practice:

2012 – current
Kala Gallery Programing, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2016 Fermata
2015 Voices
2015 West of the Sun
2015 Seeing Time – Time Traveller
2014 Day Re-dreamed, at Berkeley Central Arts Passageway
2014 Open Seas
2014 Para-apparatus
2014 Approaching Zero: At the Frontier of Contemporary Printmaking
2013 The Making is A Re-Making
2013 Actual Scale, co-curated by Lauren Davis and Mayumi Hamanaka
2009 –current On View: New Work from Kala, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2008 –current  Milvia/Addision Window Exhibition, Berkeley, CA (Satellite exhibition space, Kala Art Institute)
2008   Piece to Piece: Works from Kala Art Institute, Downtown, Berkeley, CA
2007   Blabbable Doodads featuring Miriam Dym and Eunjung Hwang, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA
2004   Juror for the annual exhibition, By Any Means Un/Necessary, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA

Public / Academic Presentations:

2016
Gallery Talk: Fermata, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Gallery Talk: April Showers, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
2015
Gallery Talk: Seeing Time, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2014
Gallery Talk: Open Sea, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Moderator, Artist Talk; Threshold by Amy M. Ho and Kana Tanaka
Gallery Talk: Approaching Zero: At the Frontier of Contemporary Printmaking, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2013
Gallery Talk: The Making is A Re-Making, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Gallery Talk: Actual Scale, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2012   Public Artists’ Presentation, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2009   Discussion Panel, art career development class, California State University, East Bay
2008   Discussion Panel, art blogging == global.exhibit, New Media Caucus, CAA Affiliate Panel, CAA Conference, Dallas, TX
2007   Artists Presentation, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
ultra deepfield, Artists Talk, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Panel for Junior Review, CCA
2006   Panel for discussion, art career development class, California State University, East Bay
Panel for Junior Review, CCA
2005    Panel for Junior Review, CCA
2004 Panel for Junior Review, CCA

Bibliography:
2015
“Seeing Time – Time Traveler,” Art Practical, Scott Norton, March 2015
“(Im)materiel and The Marvelous Real,” Art Practical, Lea Feinstein, February,2015
“(Im)materiel – Winter Group Exhibition,” SF Art News, Michal Gavish, February, 2015
2014
“Approaching Zero,” East Bay Express, Sarah Burke, March, 2014
“Approaching Zero: At the Frontier of Contemporary Printmaking at Kala Art Gallery,” Art Enthusiast, Monique Delaunay, March 2014

2013
“Invisible Land,” East Bay Express, Sarah Burke, December, 2013
“Supra Natural,” East Bay Express, Alex Bigman, April 2013

2012
“(re)collection—A collaboration with Lost and Found”, Intersection for the Arts, Art Practical, Lea Feinstein, Oct. 2012
“(re)collection”, Art Practical, Lani Ahser, Sept, 2012
“Self: Scape”, New Jersey Today, February 6, 2012
2011
“ArtPadSF – Part Two”, Hi Fructose, Ken, May 25, 2011
“Aboveground”, SFGate, 96 hours, Mary Eisenhart, March 24, 2011
“Double Dare at Swarm Gallery”, East Bay Express, DeWitt Cheng, January 5, 2011
2008   “The Great White,” Artforum online, Natalie Sciortino-Rinehart
“The Great White,” Gambit Weekly, D. Eric Bookhardt, July 2008
2007    “ultra deepfield,” Artweek, Lindsey Westbrook, June 2007
2006 Interviewed for Kitchen Sink, issue 14 (Summer 2006)
2005   “On The Wall: What’s Happening in East Bay Art,” Bubble Trouble in Doubles, David Downs, East Bay Express, November 2005
“Scenes,” Bubble Trouble in Doubles, Kelly Vance, East Bay Express, November 2005
“Thirty Something,” Clark Buckner, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, July 2005
2004   “Happy Pack,” Alice Bing, online San Francisco Chronicle, September
“‘New California Masters’ at Works/San Jose,” DeWitt Cheng, Artweek, volume 35, issue 5, June 2004“This Week’s Day-by-Day Picks,” Kelly Vance, East Bay Express, April
2001   “Paperdoll Project,” e-zine Bitch*lorette, http://www.bitch-lorette.com
“Islands,” Hiroko Saito, Chicago Shinpo, March 9, 2001
1999   “Paperdoll Project,” Photobetty, http://www.photobetty.com
“Selected Exhibition at Gallery 2” with Photograph of Days and Scenes, Hiroko Saito, Chicago Shinpo, October 27, 1999
1998 “Exhibition at Nippon Steel USA office,” with photograph of Walker, Hiroko Saito, Chicago Shinpo, May 8th, 1998

Education:
2004   Master of Fine Arts, Photography, California College of the Arts
1999   Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1996   Bachelor of Arts, Art History, International Christian University, Tokyo