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Kanako Namura

​Born in Osaka, Japan.

 

Education

2012    MFA, San Francisco State University, USA

1991    BFA, Fiber Arts, Kansas City Art Institute, USA

1985    BFA, Graphic Design,Osaka University of Art, Japan

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020    “How to Play in the Park”, Gallery1616, Osaka, Japan 

2017     “Like watching ice melt”, Galería Karen Huber, Project room, Mexico City

2015     “Acumulación”, Galería Karen Huber, Mexico City
2015     “Festive”, Yebisu Art Labo Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
2008     “Edging away”, Yebisu Art Labo Gallery, Nagoya, Japan 

2007     “Strokes–weaving the body in and out of water”, Yebisu Art Labo Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

2006     “Gathering Momentum”, Yebisu Art Labo Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
2005     “Records and Recollection”, Yebisu Art Labo Gallery, Nagoya, Japan 

 

Two-Person Exhibitions

2019    “Watercolors”, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA

    

Group Exhibitions 

2020    Intersect Aspen Art Fair, virtual viewing room Galería Karen Huber, On-line

2020    “Works on Paper”, catalog organized by Galería Karen Huber, On-line

2017     “SAMPLE 2017”, Zona Maco Contemporary Art Fair, Mexico City

2016     Odeón Contemporary Art Fair, Bogota, Colombia
2016     Project Room, Galería Karen Huber, Mexico City
2016     “Straight from Mexico City”, Ruiz–Healy Art, San Antonio, TX, USA 

2015     Odeón Contemporary Art Fair, Bogota, Colombia
2014     “Extrapolación del Lenguaje”, Galería Karen Huber, Mexico City
2013     “New Acquisitions”, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA 

2012     “Gallery Selections”, Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA 

2011     “Shattered” –Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, USA 

 

Auctions

2019     “ARTEVIVO”, Museum of Modern Art Mexico City

2018     “ARTEVIVO", Olimpo Cultural Center Mérida , Merida, Yucatan
2016     “ARTEVIVO", Museum of Modern Art Mexico City

 

Reviews and Publication of work 

2016     “The 10 most outstanding works during art week (Bogota, Columbia)”, Exclama edición 33 

2015     “Inspiración", La Cool Mexico, interview by Ángel.Inzunza O, Sept. 2015 issue 

2010    “Student Showcase”, Fiber arts Magazine, Nov/Dec 2010 issue

2006     “Exhibition Review”,Bijutsutechou (Japanese art magazine), by Tadashi Kanai, April issue
2005     “Exhibition Review”, Bijutsutechou (Japanese art magazine), by Fuminori Akiba, April issue

 

Honors and Awards

2011    Leo D. Stillwell Jr. Award, San Francisco State University

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