Curriculum Vitae

LOREEN MATSUSHIMA
1260 Glass Road
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Tel.360.457.2815
Mobile 808.392.4943
loreen1344@gmail.com


EDUCATION:

1980 Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, New York

1978 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Hawaii

1974 Academy of Art College, San Francisco


GRANTS & AWARDS:

2018  Sound Transit Art Program Artist Pool

2017  Seattle Arts and Culture Public Arts Roster 2017 -2020

2016  Seattle Arts and Culture Public Arts Boot Camp

2014  Hon Blue Purchase Award, Honolulu Printmakers 86th Juried Exhibition. Linekona Gallery

2007  Award “Viewer’s Choice” – Earth Matters, Juried Exhibition at University of Texas, Edinberg

1988  Purchase Award, The State Foundation on Culture and Arts Collection, Honolulu, Hawaii

1987  Individual Artist Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York

1984  Certificate of Excellence, International Art Competition, LA

1979  Pratt Studio Scholarship Award/Ford Foundation Matching Grant, New York

1979  Juror’s Award, Honolulu Printmakers 50th Anniv.Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Arts – Juror Stanley William Haytor

1977  Award of Merit, University of Hawaii Art Contest – Juror Lila Twigg Smith, founder of The Contemporary Museum of Art (Hawaii)

1974  Award of Merit, Association of Honolulu Artists


PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSIONS:

2016  Seattle Center Art Walkway Project Sponsored by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Temporary Installation: “Redacting the Skyline”

2016  Installation of Redacting the Skyline – participant in the EMP Museum Seattle Mini Maker Faire


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2016  Imagine It Framed Gallery, Port Angeles, Washington

2004  Smith Street Gallery, Honolulu Hawaii

1990  Café Delphini, Santa Monica, Los Angeles


EXHIBITIONS:

2018  Center on Contemporary Art CoCA Members Show: Creativity Persists, Seattle, WA

2017  Shoreline City Hall Gallery, “Contexture: Loreen Matsushima & Mi Young Margolis,” WA

2017  “Wind & Water” Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington

2016  Matchbox XI, Cedar Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

2015  Small Expressions, Northwind Gallery, Port Townsend, Washington, Juror Susan Parke

2015  Matchbox XI, Cedar Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

2014  Honolulu Printmakers 86th Annual Juried Exhibition. Linekona Gallery- Hon Blue Purchase Award

2013  Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Exhibition

2013  ZOONAMI, The Arts at Marks Garage

2012  Second Chances: Refuse to Reuse; Pegge Hopper Gallery

2012  Honolulu Printmakers 84th Annual Juried Exhibit., Linekona Gallery – Juror Prawat Laucharoen

2011  Honolulu Printmakers 83rd Annual Juried Exhibit, Linekona Gallery – Juror Koichi Yamamoto

2010  R&R – Recycling and Redefining the Everyday w/ Carol Sakihara, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

2008  EcoLogic Environmental Exhibition at Marks Garage, Honolulu, Hawaii

2008  March Juried Exhibition on Projekt30 – artist run online internet gallery

2008  GO GREEN, Main Street Gallery, Groton, New York

2007  Earth Matters, International Juried Exhibition, University of Texas, Edinburg

2007  Tinkered and Toyed, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Gallery

2006  City and County of Honolulu Group Exhibition, Hawaii

2005  Feast for the Eyes,  Sub Zero Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

2004  Tinkered and Toyed, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Gallery

2004  The Women’s Show, Diamond Head Theatre Gallery; Honolulu

2003  The Downtown Art Show – Benefit for the Hawaii Consortium for the Arts

2002  Koa Art Gallery – Group Exhibition, Kapiolani Community College/Hawaii

2001  The Downtown Art Show –The Exhibit Space at 1132, Hawaii, 1998 Crossings France/Hawaii Reunion Exhibition; Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

1996  Hawaii’s First Art Website Virtual Gallery -pilot project sponsored by the City & County of Honolulu

1996  Hera: In Search of the Heroic – Celebration of Woman Artists- City and County of Honolulu

1994  Woman Artists of Hawaii, City and County of Honolulu

1989  Crossings ’89 France/Hawaii, Mona Bismarck Foundation, Paris, France-International exchange

1988  LAARTCORE Two Artists Exhibition, Los Angeles

1984  International Art Competition, Los Angeles -traveling art slide exhibition to 15 US museums

1984  Fox and Fowle Architects Group Exhibition, New York City

1983  Japanese Artists in Hawaii ’83 Group Exhibition, Amfac Gallery, Hawaii

1981  Emerging Five Artists, Soho Center for Visual Artists, New York City

1981  Shapescapes, Three Artists, Contemporary Art Center of Hawaii

1980  Four Artists, Nardin Galleries in New York City York

1980  Contemporary Prints, The Richards Gallery, New York City

1980  Masters of Fine Art Exhibition, Pratt Institute, New York

1979  Brooklyn Museum Community Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum of Art

1979  Pratt Institute’s Scholarship Award Exhibition, New York

1979  Honolulu Printmakers 50th Anniversary Exhibition Honolulu Academy of Art, Juror Stanley William Haytor

1978  Artists of Honolulu, Sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu

1978  University of Hawaii Art Exhibition

1978  Association of Honolulu Artists, Juror Vincent Price


TEACHING  EXPERIENCE:

1987 – 1991, Gallery Teacher, J. Paul Getty Museum of Art

1984 – 1986, Museum Instructor, Brooklyn Museum of Art


CURATOR:

1992 Curator, Hawaii Dept. of Education Artmobile – traveling artmobile exhibit, “The Traditions of Craft” for primary and secondary students statewide in public schools for 2 years.


SET DESIGN:

1984 -Set Design for Contexture, Susan Poland, Choreographer, Lower East Side, New York City


ARTICLES & CATALOGUES:

2010  Honolulu Advertiser, March 7, 2010; Art Review by Victoria Gail White, “Paradigm Shift”

2009  Ecologic exhibition catalogue

2007  Online Exhibit, Earth Matters, Texas University Pan American

1989  Exhibition Catalogue: Crossings ’89 France – Hawaii, Mona Bismarck Foundation in Paris.

1981  Honolulu Advertiser, “Three Artists are Featured in Shapescapes’ Exhibit” by Ronn Ronck. Review of exhibition at The Contemporary Arts Center in Honolulu Hawaii.

1981 The Honolulu Star Bulletin, “Shapescapes” Review by Marcia Morse


ART JEWELRY DESIGN:

1985  The New York Magazine, art earring accessory for fashion section

1985  Ebony Magazine, art earring accessory for fashion section

1985  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Museum of Art


AFFILIATIONS/OTHER EXPERIENCES

2017  Member, Center for Contemporary Arts, WA

2016  Member of the Corvidae Printing Studio, WA

2008  2013 Hawaii Ecotourism, board member

2005  Koa Art Gallery board member

1997  Past president & board member of the Hawaii Consortium for the Arts

1993 1997 Board member of the Hawaii Alliance for Arts Education


PANELIST/JUROR:

2018  Seattle Arts and Culture Public Art – Seattle Center Poetry Garden Selection Committee

2011  State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Grants Panel, Community Arts Program

2003  Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau’s Keep It Hawaii Awards Media Arts

2003  State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Grants Panel, Media Arts

1999  State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Grants Panel, Arts Education

1996  Sterling Awards, Arts Division, Brigham Young University

1996  Department of Education, Hawaii’s Annual Student Art Exhibition

1993  State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Grants Panel, Media Arts


COLLECTIONS:

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts – Hawaii

Hon Blue Corporation, Honolulu Hawaii

Paul Atkinson, Los Angeles, CA

Claudine Brown, Ex Deputy of Education, Smithsonian Institute, DC

Mr. & Mrs. Edward O’Rourke, Hawaii

Ms. Constance Gillan

Mrs. Elizabeth Bing, New York

Anonymous Private Collectors


Date of Birth: March 27, 1954; Honolulu, Hawaii

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