Megumi Akiyoshi
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Artist Statement

Education
2002    MFA, School of VISUAL Arts, New York, New York
1995    BFA, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japa

Awards and Honors
2007    Jamaica Flux 2007, Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, Queens, New York
2005    Manhattan Community Arts Fund, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, New York
2000    Nancy Bertlefen O’Malley Endowed Scholarship, Long Island University, New York

Collections
2008    “Flower, experiment 2”, Emaar, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2004    “Coffin for the Living”, CAB Museum The Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
1998    “Voice of Stone”, Sakima Museum, Okinawa, Japan

Artist Web Site
http://www.onmeg.com
Exhibition History at Gallery 456
2003De-Clothing Society: Artistic Imagination and Social Practices
Works & History
Solo and Two Person Shows & Events
2013    “Blooming Bubbles”, B-gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2009    “ON gallery in Rheinfall”, Galerie rein art, Rheinfall, Switzerland
“Surround Round”, B-gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Something Seethrough”, Turandot with Hirano Kotoken, Tokyo, Japan
2008    “Vending Machine by ON gallery & Artist Talk”, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
2006    “ON Museum @ Times Square”, New York. Supported by Manhattan Community Arts Fund
2005    “Dress the Dress”, Motoazabu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Dress the Dress”, xanadu, New York, New York
2004    “Ultra-L”, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2000    “Rounding Rounding”, Sakima Museum, Okinawa, Japan
1999    “Dedicating Flower”, Old Shimousaya Factory, Chiba, Japan
“FLOWER gallery”, Gareria Grafica, Tokyo, Japan
Group Shows
2012    “3 Persons Show”, Illuminated Metropolis, New York, New York
“Young Art Taipei” via B-gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
“2:46 and thereafter” Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery, Washington DC
2011    “Asia Unspecific”, Five Myles, Brooklyn, New York
“Delicate Matters”, Praxis New York, New York, New York
“AHAF: Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair” via B-gallery, Hong Kong, China
2010    “TEAF: Taehwa-river Eco Art Festival”, Ulsan, Korea
“AHAF: Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair” via B-gallery, Seoul, Korea
“Transformazium”, Fountain Art Fair, New York New York
3 Persons Show, “O -mawaru- ”, Art Next Gallery, New York, New York
2009    “Sustainable Art Project”, Former Sakamoto Elementary School, Tokyo, Japan
“A Midsummer’s Dream”, by danDANS, Chinzan-so, Tokyo, Japan
“International Incheon Biennale”, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea
2008    “China Korea Japan Contemporary Art”, Academy of Arts, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
“Sustainable Art Project”, Former Iwasaki Residence, Tokyo, Japan
“Dubai-Cairo-Athens”, Artower, Athens, Greece
“D.U.M.B.O. Art Festival”, juried by D.U.M.B.O. Art Center, Brooklyn, New York
“Unreal City”, Gallery Satori, New York, New York
“The House Exhibition”, by danDANS, Former Model House in Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
2007    “Making A Home”, Japan Society, New York, New York/td>
“Jamaica Flux 2007”, Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, Queens, New York
“Sustainable Art Project”, Ueno Station, Tokyo, Japan
“The Realty Show”, 2×13 gallery, New York, New York
2006    “Beyond Measure”, TECO: Taipei Cultural Center, New York, New York
“D.U.M.B.O. Art Festival”, juried by D.U.M.B.O. Art Center, Brooklyn, New York
“Fiction @ Love”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
“Scope New York art fair”, via Jack the Pelican Presents, New York, New York
“Red Beans and Rice”, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Roanoke, Virginia
“Fiction Love”, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Shanghai, China
2005    “Gravity News”, NewYorkRioTokyo, Berlin, Germany
“Red Beans and Rice”, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
“D.U.M.B.O. Art Festival”, juried by D.U.M.B.O. Art Center, Brooklyn, New York
“Hors Cadrage”, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, New York
2004    “Tokyo-Chicago-New York”, Chinretsu-kan Museum of Tokyo Univ. of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
“Fiction Love”, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei
“1:100”, DCKT Contemporary, New York, New York
“Vector”, CAB Museum The Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
2003    “ICH LIEBE ALLES*”, PP’s MuMu at Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
“De-clothing Society”, Gallery 456, New York, New York
“Tsumari Gei”, Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata, Japan
“Artenavas”, Las Navas del Marqués, Spain
“The Mythical Nation”, Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut
2002    “Autoritratto”, Sesto Senso, Bologna, Italy
“Extra virgin”, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, New York
1999    “Peanuts”, Old Shimousaya Factory, Chiba, Japan. Sponsored by Toyota Car Corp, Pulzus, etc
1998    “JPS Winners Exhibition”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Kyoto Museum, Aichi Museum, Fukuoka Museum, Japan