Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions
2015 “Slow Motion”, Phipps Center for The Arts, Hudson, WI.
2015 Two person exhibition, Silverwood Gallery, St. Anthony, MN.
2014 Two person exhibition at Larson Gallery, U of M, St. Paul, MN.
2013 “At the Verge” solo exhibition, the Harriet Barry Gallery, River Falls, WI.
2013 “Research, Scholarship, Creative Achievement 2012” Exhibition, River Fall, WI.
2013 UWRF Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Phipps Center for The Art, Hudson, WI.
2013 UWRF Spring Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity (curated).
2010 UWRF Art Department Faculty Exhibition, 101 Gallery UWRF.
2010 Commission: Dowling Elementary School Mural Project, Minneapolis, MN.
2008 Art-a-Whirl pop-up show, NE. Minneapolis, MN.
2008 Univerisity of MN Sculpture department faculty exhibition, Gallery 13 pop-up show, Mpls.
2006 “Diverse Connections” Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
“Memories of Universe“ Solo exhibition, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI.
“Recent graduates and faculty show”, Minnetonka Art Center, Minnetonka, MN.
2002 “Borderless” Five multi-cultural artists show at El Colegio Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
2001-2005 FSP/Jerome fellowship exhibit in Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN.
Awards and Grants
2015 Franconia Sculpture Park/ Jerome Fellowship
2014 Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant
2005 FORECAST Public Art Research and Development grant
2001 Franconia Sculpture Park/ Jerome Fellowship
2001 Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Assistance Grant
2000 Katherine E. Nash Purchase Award
1999 Katherine E. Nash Endowment Prize
2015 Minnesota State Art Boards Panelist.
2010-2015: University of Wisconsin, River Falls Lecturer in Sculpture.
2006-2012 Minneapolis Japanese School 7-12 grade math teacher (Saturday school).
2007 Juror for 2007 Franconia Sculpture Park/ Jerome Fellowship grant.
2003 Juror for 2003 The Scholastic Art + Writing Awards MCAD.
2003 Instructor, MCAD Summer Kids’ Art class.
2002- 2008 Adjunct instructor at the Department of Art, University of Minnesota.
2000-2010 Life Model scheduler for the Department of Art, University of Minnesota.
2002-2004 Adjunct instructor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
1999–2002 Photo Lab, Print Making, Painting/Drawing Technician and Safety Officer,
Department of Art, University of Minnesota.
1986-1991 Graphic and Product designer, Phoenix Corporation, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
1984-1986 Jewelry and accessory designer, Take-Up corporation, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
1999 M.F.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1996 B.F.A. (summa cum laude) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1984 Diploma Bunka Fashion Design School (Advertising) Tokyo, Japan
2006 Public art affairs 2005, DVD produced by Forecast Public Artworks.
2003 Minnesota Monthly Magazine, August issue.
2002 Asian Press. “Borderless” Five multi-cultural artists show at El Colegio Gallery, Minneapolis.
2001 Town Life Magazine
1999 Metal Works 1999, the biennial competition/exhibition catalog, Pulse magazine.