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Nami Yamamoto


    • MFA Maryland Institute College of Art
    • BFA Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts, Japan

    Recent Exhibitions

    • Raw to Refined, URBN ANNEX, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University, January 2014
    • Repetition-Delirium, Group Exhibition, Muriel Guepin Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
    • Faculty Triennial Exhibition – Practice and Process, The Galleries at Moore: Goldie Paley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2010.

    Recent Activities

    • Review of Raw to Refined in The Philadelphia Inquirer
    • “Inspiration and Installation”, Lecture, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 2010.
    • “From Design to Gallery Installation” Workshop, Textile Art Alliance, Cleveland Heights/University Heights Public Library,  Cleveland Heights, OH, 2010.

    Awards and Fellowships

    • Art Design commission by New York City Department of Transportation for banner for fence (1200 x 6 feet) between on Myrtle Avenue between Grand Avenue and Emerson Place in Brooklyn. It will be installed in October, 2014 for up to 11 months.
    • Received a 2009 Pew Fellowship in Visual Arts.
    • Fellowship 6-month residency at International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY, sponsored by Joan Mitchell Foundation. 
    • Nami was selected as one of the 6-Finalists in the “Gimme Shelter” competition at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education in Philadelphia.