SAYAKA SUZUKI

suzukis@vcu.edu/ sayakasuzukijr@gmail.com

www.sayaka-suzuki.com

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

2003 – 2005                  Masters of Fine Arts: Crafts and Material Studies

                                      Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1996 – 2000                  Bachelors of Fine Arts: Glass Sculpture, (Secondary Major in Political Science)

                                      Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

1993 – 1996                  The American School in London, England

                         

SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS:

2018:                            Professional Fellowship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

                                     Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, VT

2017:                            Project Grant, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012:                            Kiln Caster Award, E-Merge Competition, Bullseye Glass

2000                             Best in Show, Pensacola Museum of Art, FL

***Nominated for The Joan Mitchell Grant & Borowsky Prize ***

 

ARTIST RESIDENCY:

2018                             Vermont Studio Center, VT.

2015                             Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, ME

2014, 05                       Corning Museum of Glass, NY

2007                             Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, NE

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2013                             Forget Me Not Lorrie Saunders Gallery, Norfolk, VA

2011                             Sayaka Suzuki Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA

2010                             Shut Up and Cook! Vault Space, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA

2002                             Reconstructing the Hoop Pensacola Museum of Art, FL

2000                             Trickling Effect Martin LaBorde Gallery, New Orleans, LA        

 

SELECTED INVITATIONAL AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2020                             10th International Printmaking Biennial Museu do Douro, PORTUGAL

2019                             Hand &I Dorsky Gallery, NYC, NY

2018                             Concept 2018 Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi-do, KOREA      

                                     Aspire Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

                                    140 Characters Roots Division, San Francisco, CA

2017                             Uproot Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

                                     Convergence Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA

                                     YICCA Fondazione Museo Crocetti Rome, ITALY

                                     Drifting Dreamers 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2016                             LaVista Yokohama, JAPAN

2015                             Revival Project Gallery E05, Beijing, CHINA

                                     Cross Over and Composites A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC  

2014                             Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

2013                             Future Perfect Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

2012                             E-Merge 2012 New Mexico Museum of Art, NM

                                     Glass Masters of Japan Bowling Green State University, OH                 

2009                             The Art of Communication Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA

                                    Art and Artifice Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

2008                             30th Annual Contemporary Craft Exhibition Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ

2007                             OPTIONS 2007, The Corcoran: Edison Place Gallery, Washington DC

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

2017:                            CAST by Jen Townsend and Renee Zettle-Sterling, Schiffer Publishing

2012:                            E-Merge Biennial International Glass Competition

2011:                            New Glass Review 33 International Glass Competition

2009:                            1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse by Garth Johnson, Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books.

2008:                            Art Papers: January/February 2008

2003:                            Kansas City Review Vol. 5. No 6: “Unnatural Materials”

 

SELECTED PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:

2017                             Smack Mellon, Brooklyn NY

2016                             Bullseye Glass, Portland, OR

2014                             Haystack Mountain School of Craft, ME

2013                             Penland School of Crafts, NC

                                    Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA (Governor School for the Arts)

2012                             Bowling Green State University, OH

2007                             Toyama Glass School, Japan

2003                             Centro Studio Vetro, Venice, Italy

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:

2018                             Committee Member, Richmond CURRENT Books (Art Fair)

2011                             Xu Bing: Artist Assistant, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

2009                             Curator: “Co-Efficiency of Expansion”, Petersburg Area Art League, Petersburg, VA

2008-07                        Board Member: 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA (Education & Outreach Committee)

 

SELECTED PUBLIC WORKSHOPS TAUGHT:

2020:                            Scheduled: The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass, NY

2019:                            Penland School of Crafts, NC

                                    Bullseye Glass Resource Center, Portland, OR

2018:                            Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PE

2017:                            Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

2014:                            Haystack Mountain School of Craft, ME

2012:                            Bowling Green State University

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTION:          

                                    Douro Museum Printmaking Biennial Collection, PORTUGAL

                                    Capitol One Headquarters, Richmond, VA

                                    The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass, NY

                                    Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

                                    Erskine Glass School, Paxton, MA

                                    National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

© 2019 by SAYAKA SUZUKI 

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