Yoko Nogami

Yoko Nogami

Selected Exhibitions/ Solo & Group:

2020     I've Come To Look For America, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, Florida

             GLOBE, Mize Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida

2019     Corner Canvas Project: Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival Selected Artist
             SMILE!, Mize Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida
             Spring Mix, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida
             Figures in Landscape: Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida
2018      !!!! ex·cla·ma·tion, Mize Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida
             Randomize, Mize Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida
2017     Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa FL
2016     Yes!, Studio @ 620, St. Petersburg, Florida
2015     Contain It!, Invitational, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, Florida
2014     Good Folk Show, Invitational, Creative Clay, St. Petersburg, Florida
            Pinellas Art Education Association Faculty Exhibition, Largo Library, Largo, Florida
2013     Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa FL

2012     Then and Now: 25 years at Clayton Galleries, Tampa FL

             PCCA Annual Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL

2011     Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa FL)

             Visual Art Faculty & Staff Exhibition, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI

2010     Circular Space, Butterfield Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida

             Fuse, Silver Meteor Gallery, Ybor City, Florida

             October Featured Artist, Morean Art Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

2009    Lantern Festival, City of Clearwater

  Lights on Tampa: Satellite, Tampa
  Contain It!, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, Florida

2008    Dreams: Untitled, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Florida    
            Good Folks and Fine Figures, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida    
            Edge of Invisible, NOVA, St. Petersburg, Florida    
            Accomplice, C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. Florida        
            Neighborhood Watch Take 2, Outdoor Projection Art, Tampa, Florida
2007    Allting Genast!", the project Feminist Wallpaper by Megafån, Galleri Sinne, Helsinki, Finland

            Day of the Dead" (Edge Zones, Miami, FL)    
            HOMEBOUND, Project HOME, St. Petersburg, Florida
2006    Experimentalists, Dam, Stuhltrager Gallery, Brooklyn
            Majestic National 2006, Majestic Gallery, Ohio
            BEDART, Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Miami
            Neighborhood Watch, Tampa
            Tromanale Alternative Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
            The Little Matchseller Syndrome, University of South Florida
2005    Toko's Spiritual Journey, Octagon Arts Center, Clearwater, Florida
            BIG/small Drawings by Yoko Nogami & Claudia Ryan, University of South Florida
            Post Industrial Carnival, Tampa Union Station
            Counterpoint: Project Creo, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg Florida
            Erotica/Neurotica" (Matthews Gallery, Tampa
2004    Exhibit Switch" (The Ace Theatre, Sarasota
            White Linen Project, Art League of Manatee County, Bradenton, Florida
2003    Open" traveling exhibit, St. Petersburg, Miami, New York & Boston
2002    22nd Annual Faber Birren national Color Award Show, Stamford Art Association, Stamford,Connecticut
            Florida Ltd. 2: "Yoko Nogami, Jacqueline Roch & Richard Protovin", 531 Central Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

            Yoko Nogami & Richard Protovin, 531 Central Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

2001    45th Annual International Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego
            2nd Annual Fairly Lilith Celebration of Women in Art, Museum of Fine Art, St. Petersburg, Florida
            Far from Loving, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2000    Silence of Desire: The House of Bernarda Alba, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
            Buried Within - The Psyche in Art" (Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico)
1991    Shizen O Kaku Ten, Ueno No Mori Art Museum, Annual Juried Exhibit, Tokyo, Japan
1994    Works from Japan, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
1989    Boston University Student Exhibition, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts


Lecture:

2009     South Eastern College Art Conference (Mobile, AL)  “Art and the Postal Age”, panelist, presenter
2009     Panelist for Art:21 Discussion Series, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida    2009    College Art Association (Los Angeles, CA) “Relation, Generation, Practice: Looking at Parent/Child                                   Collaboration in Art”, panelist/presenter
2009    Eckerd College “Art and Sociology”, guest artist lecturer
2008    Dunedin Fine Arts Center: Artist speaker for “Dreams” Exhibition
2005    Octagon Arts Center, St. Petersburg Florida, Artist Talk for "Toko's Spiritual Journey"
1994    Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, Gallery Talk “Works from Japan”


Residency:

2008    Vermont Studio Center

 

 
Awards:


2012-2019     National Scholastic Art Awards, teacher recognition, New York
2017      Pinellas County Center for the Arts, Directors Citation Faculty Award
2009      Las Damas de Arte, Sunday in the Arts, Best of Show

2008     Pinellas County Cultural Affairs, Individual Artist Grant
2008     Creative Capital, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Professional Artist Seminar
2007-8 Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Artist Enhancement Grant
2008     Vermont Studio Center, Residency, Artist's Grant & Work Exchange Financial Aid Award
2006     30th Annual Student Art Exhibition" (Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida,Tampa, Florida)                    Juror: Claudia X. Valdez, Awarded Encore Inc. Cash Award for Lunch with Master Yoman
2005-06 University of South Florida, Graduate Teaching Assistantship
2005-06 University of South Florida, College of Visual Art, Graduate Travel Grant
2005    Norma Roth Painting Award, curator: Robert Stackhouse "29th Annual Student Exhibition" (Contemporary Art                  Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa FL)
2005    Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, nomination (University of South Florida, Tampa FL

2004-05 University of South Florida, Graduate Teaching
2004-05 University of South Florida, College of Visual Art, Graduate Travel Grant
2004-05 Las Damas de Arte Award, University of South Florida
2004-05 University Advancement Scholarship, University of South Florida
2003-04 University of South Florida, College of Visual Art, Graduate Travel Grant
2003     Academic scholarship from College of Visual & Performing Arts, University of South Florida
2001     Far From Loving, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM - 2nd Place Award
2000     Silence of Desire: The House of Bernarda Alba, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM-1st Place     Award
2000     Buried Within-The Psyche in Art, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM-awarded 2 person show


Bibliography:

MailArt & ArtByMail, Open_calls & exhibitions repository, 2019
http://www.mailart.yzonk.com/download
Tampa Bay Times, Arts & Entertainment, “Cool It: Hot Summer Show III”,
October, 2019
http://ttt-cgweb.newscyclecloud.com/things-to-do/visualarts/this-art-show-celebrates-the-90s-nostalgia-with-a-dj-bumping-jams/2334006
Pinellas County Schools,
“IT Factor Inspiring Teachers: Yoko Nogami”, September, 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INQnOxpF9Ws#action=share
Tampa Bay Newspaper Weekly,
“Pinellas County Students Receive National Recognition at Carnegie Hall”, June, 2019
https://www.tbnweekly.com/schools/article_0573a0e2-969b-11e9-a7e8-6b35c908b67d.html
Tampa Bay Times,
A Cathedral of Remembrance, Education, April, 2019
http://ttt-cgweb.newscyclecloud.com/things-to-do/visualarts/this-art-show-celebrates-the-90s-nostalgia-with-a-dj-bumping-jams/2334006
Channel 10 News,
“St. Pete teen's art among best of 346,000 national entries”,
May, 2018
https://www.wtsp.com/article/entertainment/places/bobby-lewis-on-the-road/st-pete-teens-art-among-best-of-346000-national-entries/67-548504293

Creative Loafing, Arts & Entertainment, Megan Voeller, visual art critic, "Golden slumbers", Vol. 21 #30, October, 2008
Creative Loafing, Arts & Entertainment, Megan Voeller, visual art critic, "Home & Away", Vol. 20 #03, April, 2007
St. Petersburg Times, Locall & State, Alisa Ulferts, "In the park, home is where the art is", March 31, 2007
Creative Loafing, See & Do, Leilani Polk, events editor, "Home is Where the Art Is", Vol. 20, # 02, March, 2007
St. Petersburg Times, Weekend, Hot Ticket, Lennie Bennett, art critic "Mixed Media at Salt Creek" / October 16, 2003
Art Business News, "Emerging Artist/Trendsetters", May, 2002
Crosswinds Weekly, "CHECK IT OUT', New Mexico, January/ February, 2001
Albuquerque Journal, Tracy Dingmann, "Collaboration builds on 'The House'," New Mexico, October 8, 2000
ABQ Arts, "Collector's Guide," Albuquerque, New Mexico, June, 2000

 

Public Service Committees

2011-2016     Palm Harbor Public Library Art Exhibition Juror, Member Artist Exhibition
2016        Mainsail Art Festival, juror
2012        Palm Harbor Art Festival, juror
2009         Morean Arts Center Advisory Committee, St. Petersburg Florida        
2008     Appointed Committee Member as independent Artist, City of St. Petersburg Public Art Commission, Main Library Public Art Project 

 


Education:

 

Certification Florida State Teacher Certification K-12 Art

M.F.A.    University of South Florida

B.F.A.    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts


Art Education:

2020-present       Appalachian Artisan Center, Artistic Director

2010-2020          Pinellas County Center for the Arts, Visual Arts Department Chair

2008-2012           Interlochen Arts Camp, Visual Art Instructor

2003-08               University of South Florida, Adjunct Professor
2006-2010           University of Tampa, Adjunct Professor
2006-08               Art Institute of Tampa, Instructor
2009                    Hillsborough Community College, Adjunct Professor