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

2017 Thisted Kunstforeningen “Keiji Shinohara: Retrospective Exhibition” Thisted, Denmark
2015 SAAHP Gallery “Keiji Shinohara/ Color Woodcut” Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Odakyu-Shinjuku Art Salon “Keiji Shinohara- woodcut” Shinjyuku, Tokyo Japan
Art Zone-Kaguraoka Keiji Shinohara –recent prints and Monotypes” Kyoto, Japan
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

2015 Garvey/Simon Art Access “In Through the Outdoors,” New York City, NY
2014 The Janet Turner Print Museum of Art, “Together/Divided,” California State University, Chico, Chico, CA
2011 Traveling exhibit to 23 Japanese cities, “46 Contemporary Japanese Printmakers”
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

2011Tufts University, Somerville, MA

2017 The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
2016 Fairfield University Fairfield, CT
Wheaton College Norton, MA
University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
Tufts University Medford, MA
2015 The Los Angeles County Museum Los Angeles, CA
Mass College of Art Boston, MA
Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
Boston University Boston, MA
MFA Boston Boston, MA
2014 California Institute of Arts, Valencia, CA
Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
2013 Museum of Fine Art Boston, Boston, MA
2012 Arthur M. Slacker Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art,
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2009 Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
2008 Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
2007 University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI
RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2006 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Carleton College, Northfield, MN
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Tufts University, Somerville, MA
2005 Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2003 Japan Society, New York, NY
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2002 Arthur M. Slacker GalleryFreer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2001 Rice University, Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
2000 The College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
1998 Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
Westfield State College, Westfield, MA
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
1997 Brown University, Providence, RI
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
1996 University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
1995 Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
Pacific 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, NY
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Whitman University, Walla Walla, WA
De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
California State University at Chico, Chico, CA
California State University at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1990 Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1989 Mount Union College, Alliance, OH
Payson Gallery, Weastwood College, ME
Portland School of Art, Portland, ME
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
University of Akron, Akron, OH
Walter Gallery, Baltimore, MD
William 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, NY
Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
1986 Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
High Museum, Atlanta, GA [Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan]

SELECTED WORKSHOPS

2017 Japan Society New York, New York, NY
2016 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
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, MN
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Split 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, ME
Penland 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, NC
Worcester 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, OH
  Cummins Live Well Center, Cummins, Inc. Columbus, IN
  Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
  Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Armand Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles
  Hallmark Corporation, Kansas City, MO
  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
  Matrix Collection, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
  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
  Other Press, New York, NY
  Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI
  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

2015 Image of Dogwood for future stamp for United States Postal Service
2015 Video essays Produced by The Smithsonian Freer/Sackler Gallery
As part of the World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
2012 Four Season of Weekapaug, Rhode Island (Color Woodcut) Weekapaug Inn
2008 Eight Views of Hirakata (color woodcut), City of Hirakata
2003 Language of Her Body (sumi-e illustrations), Robin Price, Publisher; Middletown, CT 
2002 Romanza (color woodcut), Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 2002
Symphony (color woodcut), Bradley University, 2002
2000 Wallace Stevens Broadside poem by Wallace Stevens (woodcut illustrations) Friends and Enemies of Wallace Stevens, Publisher; Hartford, CT,
Rashomon (intaglio), Bradley University, 2002
1997 Ravaged With Joy (woodcut illustrations), Robin Price, Publisher; Middletown, CT

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

  April Vollmer,” Japanese Woodblock Workshop” Published by Watson-Guptill, August 2015  [ISBN 978077043823]
  Susan Dunne, “Keiji Shinohara at Paris in Plantsville” Hartford Courant Oct 11, 2014
  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

2017 Residence, The Graphic Workshop supported By Denmark Art Association, Hlorring, Denmark.
2016 Residence, The Graphic Workshop supported By Denmark Art Association, Hlorring, Denmark.
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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