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naoyamamoto28@gmail.com

Education

California State University, San Bernardino, MFA in Studio Art and Design, 2014

Tama Art University, Tokyo Japan, Bachelor of Arts, 2011

Solo Exhibition

2019 Love is Blind, Seattle Glassblowing Studio, Seattle, WA

2018 Elemental, Vetri Glass, Seattle, WA

2014 You & I, Gallery 106, Visual Arts Center, San Bernardino, CA

Group Exhibitions

2021 Bellwether, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA 

          Applied Practice, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2018 Nothing Compares 2 You, True Love Gallery, Seattle, WA

2017 She leads, by Gen Art, Hollywood, LA

2016 Hot Glass Gala 2016, Toledo, OH

2015 Glass in Japan, Daikanyama, Tokyo

          Roslyn Art Festival Juried Show, Roslyn, WA

          Glass and Ceramics Invitational, Hocking College Art Gallery, Nelsonville, OH

2014 Gang of 3, Actual Size Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

          A Rare Glimpse: Introduction to Unfamiliar Works, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2013 Transduction: Eight As One, National Orange Show Art Gallery, San Bernardino, CA

          At This Juncture, Gallery 106, Visual Arts Center, San Bernardino, CA

          Homesick, Gather DTLA, Los Angeles, CA

          Trilateral: MFA Candidate Show, Da Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2012 Trilateral Exchange: The MFA Candidate Exhibition, Da Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

          Be Here Now, Gallery 106, Visual Arts Center, San Bernardino, CA

2011 Gang of 4, Gallery 106, Visual Arts Center, San Bernardino, CA

          Soh, Spiral, Omotesando, Tokyo (graduation exhibition)

2009 BL NK, Design Festa Gallery, Aoyama, Tokyo

          Art in Tamagawa with Tamabi, Takashimaya, Futakotamagawa, Tokyo

          Extension, Seiwa Neck Wear, Kanda, Tokyo

2008 Show Fashion, Itchys Gallery, Aoyama, Tokyo

2007 So You Are, Tama Art University, Hachioji, Tokyo

Award and Scholarship

2018 Coney award, Grand Prize by Museum of Glass

2018 Jon & Mary Shirley Scholarship by Pratt Fine Art Center

Residency

2021 Barrio Glass Works

2018 Museum of Glass

2019 Museum of Glass

Bibliography

2021 Blown Away, on Netflix (TV show)

2020 New Glass Review, by the corning museum of glass (magazine)

2017 Mayor’sArts Awards – Nao Yamamoto, video by Chihuly Garden and Glass and Officeof Arts and Culture

Glass Art: 112 Contemporary Artists, by Barbara Purchia and E. Ashley Rooney, publisher Schiffer, (book)

Transduction: Eight as One, National Orange Show Art Gallery, San Bernardino, CA, September 28th – October 26th, 2013, essays by Andrew Baradini and Andrew K. Thompson (exhibition catalogue)

Glass Seduction: Nao Yamamoto Talks About Her Art, Wild Lemon Project(website), October 2013, (artist interview)

Shannon, Joy, Erratic Impulses, Inland Empire Weekly, October 2013 (exhibition review)

GAS International Student Online Exhibition: 2013 Juried Selection by Kristin Galioto, Glass Art Society, June 2013 (online catalogue)

Trilateral: MFA Candidate Show, Da Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA, April 13th– April 27th 2013, essay by Conchi Sanford (exhibition catalogue)

Teaching Experience


Santa Monica Collage, visiting artist, 2022

LA Glass Center, Los Angeles, visiting artist, 2019

Seattle Glassblowing Studio, Seattle, visiting artist, 2019

Tama Art University, Tokyo, Visiting Artist, 2019

Glass Art Society conference, Florida, emerging artist presentation, 2019

Tama Art University, Tokyo, Visiting Artist, 2017

Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio, Lincoln city, Visiting Artist, 2015

California State University, San Bernardino, Art and Music Festival 2014, glassblowing demonstration

California State University, San Bernardino, Instructor ART 270 - Beginning Glass, Fall 2013

Glass Art Society conference Ohio Toledo 2012, student group hot demonstration

Collection

Seattle International Auto Show

Trophies for Mayor's Arts Awards

Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art

Target

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