Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

1975 Began studying traditional Ukiyo-e techniques at Uesugi Studio, Kyoto, Japan
1981 Became a Master Printmaker of woodblock printing

POSITIONS HELD

2008-present Artist in Residence, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
1995-2008 Visiting Artist and Faculty Fellow, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
1997-2000 Summer Faculty, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1994 Visiting Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Odakyu-Shinjyuku Art Salon Tokyo, JapanArt Zone—Kaguraoka Kyoto, JapanVisual Arts Gallery, Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
2014 Paris in Plantsville Gallery "Whispers of the Infinite: The Art of Keiji Shinohara" Plantsville, CT
2013 Upper Gallery - "Keiji Shinohara Color woodcut" University of Dallas, Irving, TX
2012 Art Zone—Kaguraoka "Keiji Shinohara New Monotypes" Kyoto, Japan
2011 Boloiu Hall, "Keiji Shinohara New Prints" Carleton College, Northfield, MN
2010 The Imperial Center “Keiji Shinohara” Rocky Mount, NC
2009 Troy-Pike Cultural Art Center “The Process Behind Keiji Shinohara Art Work” Troy, AL
2008 Art Zone—Kaguraoka, Kyoto, JapanCoburn Gallery, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
2007 Davison Art Center, “Keiji Shinohara: Color Harmony,” Wesleyan University, Middletown, CTTremaine Gallery, The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
2006 Fine Arts Center Gallery “Woodcuts and Monotypes by Keiji Shinohara,” Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KYLamont Gallery “Eastern Views,” Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH
2005 Art Zone—Kaguraoka, Kyoto, JapanThe University of the South Art Gallery “Remembrance of Sylvan Sounds: Woodcuts and Monotypes by Keiji Shinohara,” Sewanee, TN
2004 dfn Gallery, “New Paintings & Woodblock Prints,” New York City, NY
2003 Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2002 Heuser Art Center Gallery, Bradley University, “Keiji Shinohara,” Peoria, IL
2001 Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, “Art Now” series, Montgomery, ALdfn Gallery, “Works on Paper,” New York City, NY
2000 Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
1999 dfn Gallery, “Space in Landscape,” New York City, NY
1998 Artworks Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
1997 Worcester Art Museum, “Interpretation in Woodcut,” Worcester, MA
1996 Davison Art Center, “Interpretation in Woodcut,” Wesleyan University, Middletown, CTArtworks Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
1995 Weingart Art Center, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
1994 Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1993 Asian Art Gallery, Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
1992 Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CTColumbia Art Center, Kennewick, WA
1991 DeLuce Fine Art Gallery, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MODenison University Art Gallery, Denison, OH
1990 Design Zone Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1989 Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1988 Fables Gallery, Cambridge, MAThe T.E. Wood Art Gallery, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT
1985 Higashimon Gallery, Kobe, Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010 Traveling exhibit to 20 Japanese cities, “46 Contemporary Japanese Printmakers”
2009 dfn Gallery “Landscape” New York City, NYGalerie Califia , Horazdovice ,Bohemia, Czech Republic
2007 dfn Gallery “Works on Paper,” New York City, NY
2006 Gallery of Contemporary Art at Sacred Heart University “Water,” Fairfield, CT
2005 Union College Art Gallery “Moku Hanga,” Schenectady, NY
2004 Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts "Process of Printmaking," Montgomery, AL
2003 Domaine de Madame Elisabeth “Fourth Engraving Biennial of Ile-de-France,” Versailles, France808 Gallery “North American Print Biennial,” Boston University, Boston, MA
2002 dfn Gallery “Works on Paper,” New York City, NY
2001 Library of Congress “The Floating World of Ukiyo-e: Shadows, Dreams, and Substance,” Washington DC
2000 Cleveland Museum of Art “East Meets West,” Cleveland, OHdfn gallery “11X11X11 for Puffin,” New York City, NY
1999 New England College Gallery “Woodcut by Amparo / Antonio Frasconi / Keiji Shinohara,” Henniker, NHdfn Gallery, New York City, NY
1997 John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art “Printmaking Imagery and Process,” New Haven, CT
1995 Kellogg Art Gallery “Collective Realities,” California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CABannister Gallery “Japanese Impressions: Nancy Fries and Keiji Shinohara,” Rhode Island College Art Center, Providence, RIFuller Museum of Art “Seventh Triennial,” Brockton, MA
1991 Mitzie Verne Collection Gallery, Cleveland, OH
1988 Blackthorne Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

VISITING ARTIST/LECTURER

2015 Mass College Of ArtBoston University School of Visual Art 
2012 Arthur M. Slacker Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2009 Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MACollege of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
2008 Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
2007 University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WIRISD Museum, Providence, RI
2006 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NHCollege of the Holy Cross Worcester, MACincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OHCarleton College, Northfield, MNHarvard University, Cambridge, MATufts University, Somerville, MA
2005 Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OHMilwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WIUniversity of Texas at Austin, Austin, TXJapan Foundation, Los Angeles, CACalifornia Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2003 Japan Society, New York, NYUniversity of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2002 Arthur M. Slacker GalleryFreer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2001 Rice University, Houston, TXMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
2000 The College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MABrooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
1998 Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CAWestfield State College, Westfield, MATrinity College, Hartford, CT
1997 Brown University, Providence, RIWellesley College, Wellesley, MA
1996 University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
1995 Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CAUniversity of California at Santa Barbara, CAPacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
1993 Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
1992 Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL
1991 Western State College, Gunnison, CO
1990 Cornell University, Ithaca, NYUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, WIWhitman University, Walla Walla, WADe Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MACalifornia State University at Chico, Chico, CACalifornia State University at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAThe Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1990 Hunter College of the City University of New York, NYMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1989 Mount Union College, Alliance, OHPayson Gallery, Weastwood College, MEPortland School of Art, Portland, MEStanford University, Palo Alto, CAUniversity of Akron, Akron, OHWalter Gallery, Baltimore, MDWilliam Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1988 Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
1987 Drake University, Des Moines, IA [Seventh Biennial Printmaking Symposium]Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NYFitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MAPortland Museum of Art, Portland, MEUniversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, ALUniversity of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
1986 Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GAHarvard University, Cambridge, MAHigh Museum, Atlanta, GA [Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan]

SELECTED WORKSHOPS

2015 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2011 Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2011 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2008 Wells College Book Arts Center Summer Institute, Aurora, NY
2006 University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
2005 Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MNPenland School of Crafts, Penland, NCSplit Rock Arts Program, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
2004 Southwest School of Art & Craft, San Antonio, TX
2002 Paper & Book Intensive, Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, MEPenland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2001 University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
1998 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
1997 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NCWorcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
1993 Alliance for Contemporary Book Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1990 Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, DC
1989 Japan Center, Chicago, IL [Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan]Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1988 Springfield Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, MA
1987 Worcester Museum, Worcester, MA

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Achenbach Foundation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
The British Library, London, England
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Champion Paper, Inc.
City of Hirakata, Japan
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, O
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Armand Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles
Hallmark Corporation
Harvard Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
Lakeview Museum of Art and Science, Peoria, IL
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Mary Griggs Burke Foundation, New York, NY
Mills Gallery, Central College, Pela, IA
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
New York Public Library, New York, NY
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
Smith College Museum Of Art, Northampton, MA
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, KS
The Turner Print Museum, California State University at Chico, Chico, CA
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

COMMISSIONS

Four Views of Weekapaug, Rhode Island (Color woodcut), Weekapaug Inn, 2012
Eight Views of Hirakata (color woodcut), City of Hirakata, 2007
Language of Her Body (sumi-e illustrations), Robin Price, Publisher; Middletown, CT, 2003
Romanza (color woodcut), Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 2002
Symphony (color woodcut), Bradley University, 2002
Rashomon (intaglio), Bradley University, 2002
Ravaged With Joy (woodcut illustrations), Robin Price, Publisher; Middletown, C
Wallace Stevens Broadside poem by Wallace Stevens (woodcut illustrations), The Friends and Enemies of Wallace Stevens, Publisher; Hartford, CT, 2000

CATALOGS

2007 Keiji Shinohara: Color Harmony by Clare I. Rogan. Wesleyan University
2005 Remembrance of Sylvan Sounds: Woodcuts and Monotypes by Keiji Shinohara by Mitsutoshi Oba. The University of the South Art Gallery, Sewanee, TN
2001 Keiji Shinohara: Art Now by Irja J. Thurlow. Montgomery Fine Art Museum
1997 Keiji Shinohara: Interpretations in Woodcut by Elke A. Pessl. Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
1992 Keiji Shinohara Woodblock Prints by Phillip Wagoner. Wesleyan University
1991 Keiji Shinoharaedited by Elaine Sayoko Yoneoka. Missouri State UniversityAsian American Artists in Massachusetts, Asian American Artists Association

VIDEO ESSAYS

2014 The Smithsonian Museum Freer | Sackler Gallery The Gerhard Pulverer Collection The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
2006 Ukiyo-e Techniques Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University Learning Objects Studio, Wesleyan University
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tamera Muente, “Keiji Shinohara” City Beat (online), Cincinnati, OH October 24, 2006
Dustan Knight, “Eastern Views: Woodcuts by Keiji Shinohara” Art New England June/July 2006
Yuling Huang, “Art Now: Keiji Shinohara,” Art Papers, May/June 2002
Katherine L. Blood, The Floating World of Ukiyo-e, Harry N. Abrams, Inc in association with The Library of Congress, 2001
Tara Cady Sartorius, “Echo of the Eye,” Arts & Activities, September 2001
Mary Sherman, “Keiji Shinohara: Interpretations in Woodcut,” Boston Herald, July 3, 1997
Frank Magiera, “Old Methods, New Paths,” Telegram and Gazette Arts, June 10, 1997
Robert Taylor, “Japanese Artist Captures the West,” The Boston Globe, July 25, 1997
William Zimmer, “Keiji Shinohara: Interpretations in Woodcut,” The New York Times, September 29, 1996
Alicia Craig Faxon, “Japanese Impressions: Recent Prints by Nancy Friese and Keiji Shinohara,”Art New England, April/May 1995
Robin Price, “Keiji Shinohara and the Art of Ukiyo-e,” Bookways, October 1993
Jana Monji, “Prints of a New Generation,” Rafu Shimpo, August 3, 1993
Joanne Silver, “Japanese Find Their Art Thrives in U.S.” The Patriot Ledger, March 19, 1988
Joan Ladd, The Tuscaloosa, March 22, 1987
Paul Nolan, “Master Printmaker Shows Waning Art,” Worcester Telegram, March 2, 1987

AWARDS/ FELLOWSHIPS

2013 Matrix Artist Fellowship, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
2012 Visiting Professor Fellowship, University of Georgia Studies of Abroad Program -Cortona,Italy
2011 Dayton Hudson Distinguished Visiting Artist, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
2004 Visiting Professor Fellowship, AKP, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
1995 Japan Foundation
1993 National Endowment for the Art

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