Selected Entries

2004 Master of Arts in Visual Arts, Ceramics
Australian National University School of Art, National Institute of the Arts, Canberra, Australia

2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics
University of Hawaii at Manoa

2010–present Lecturer in Ceramics
University of Hawaii at Mānoa Department of Art & Art History

2006present Ceramic/Art Instructor
Mid-Pacific School of Arts, Visual Arts

2005, 2011–present Ceramics Instructor
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Hawaii (formerly the Academy of Art Center at Linekona)

2004–present Ceramics Instructor
Hawaii Potters’ Guild, Honolulu, Hawaii

2009 Guest Artist
“Hawaii Potter” Workshop at Saskatoon Potter’s Guild, Saskatoon, Canada

2009 “Living Pots”, Lecture, Artist in Residence
Southwest School of Arts and Crafts, San Antonio, Texas

2006 Gallery Owner
Lodestar Collective, Kailua, Hawaii

2005–06 Teaching Assistant in Ceramics
University of Hawaii at Mānoa Department of Art & Art History

2004 Lecturer in Ceramics
University of Hawaii at Mānoa Department of Art & Art History

2000–02 Lecturer/Lab Assistant/Teaching Assistant in Ceramics
University of Hawaii at Mānoa Department of Art & Art History

2012 “toys and teapots”, Cedar Street Gallery
2011 “dialects”, Kirstch Gallery, Punahou Schools
2010 “cronies”, the Gallery at Ward Center, Honolulu
2010 “eat, drink, cup, bowl”, Tutuvi Sitoa, Honolulu
2008 “thrown”, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Bank, Honolulu
2006 “My own little planet, souvenirs from my world”, Bibelot Gallery, Honolulu
2004 “Enveloping Spiral, part 2, down under”, Bibelot Gallery, Honolulu
2001 “Enveloping Spiral”, Bibelot Gallery, Honolulu
2000 “Utilitarian Signatures”, Bibelot Gallery, Honolulu

201513 Odori-ko Japanese Restaurant, Honolulu
2014–15 Mourad, San Francisco
201213 Vintage Cave, Honolulu; collaboration with Chef Chris Kajioka
2016 “40 carrots”, Bloomingdale’s, Honolulu
2016 “dinner party 2016”, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu
2015 “spirit of teabowls” with Clayton Amemiya, Ed Higa, Ken Kang, and Yukio Ozaki, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu
2015 “tiny teapots” created by 26 local potters and artists, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu
2015 “ice cream party 2015”, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu
2015 “points of view”, Cedar Street Gallery, Honolulu
2014 Gallery representation, Eutectic Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2014 “Hawaii’s Modern Masters”, Coach at Luxury Row, Honolulu
2014 “clay”, Iolani Gallery at Windward Community College, Kaneohe
2014 “dirt”, Honolulu Museum of Art School Main Gallery, Honolulu
2014 “10 grains of rice”, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu
2014 “inquiring finds”, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House
2013 “comparing signatures”, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu
2013 “atomic ray gun show”, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu
2012 “3@the table”, collaboration with Chef Ed Kenney from Town Restaurant, Fishcake Gallery, Honolulu
2012 “bridge”, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu
2012 “mixed media minature show”, Koa Gallery, Honolulu
2011 “materials matters”, The Australian National University, Australia
2011 “Thirst”, the water show, The Honolulu Academy of Art
200910 “Contempo ”, Neiman Marcus, Honolulu
2009
“Gallery Goho”, Tokyo, Japan
2009 “The 10th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition”, Honolulu
2009 “contained”, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu
2009 “claymates”, The Gallery at Ward Center, Honolulu
2009 “spouting off”, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu
200813 “matchbox Plus”, Cedar Street Gallery, Honolulu
2008 “choice Art”, Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu
2008 “formed by fire”, The Gallery at Ward Center, Honolulu
2007 “illuminate”, Artwork Inspired by the moon, The Honolulu Academy of Art
2007 “Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2007”, Art & Deco House, Cheongju, Korea
2006 “between Form an Function”, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
2005 “Hawaii”, Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago
2002 “Form vs. Dysfunction”, The Arts at Mark’s Garage, Downtown Honolulu
2000 “A Room with Three Views”, Queen Emma Gallery, Honolulu
2016 Ceramics of Hawaii, juried by David Kuraoka; Honolulu Museum of Art School Main Gallery
2016 Strictly Functional Pottery National; Market House Craft Center, Pennsylvania
2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997 Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Annual Art Exhibition
2013, 2012, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997 Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Exhibition
2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2001, 1997 Raku Hoolaulea Exhibition
2005 “Pots: Objects of Virtue”, National Juried Exhibition of Pots, California
2004 “Fresh Clay: Fresh Glass 2004”, Fusions: Australian Network of clay and glass artists, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1999 Artists of Hawaii; Honolulu Academy of Art
2016 Honolulu Museum of Art Permanent Collection Purchase, 49th Annual Hawaii Craftsmen Statewide Juried Exhibition
2016 Best of Show, Strictly Functional Pottery National
2012 First Place, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Annual Art Exhibition
2011 Third Place, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Annual Art Exhibition
2008 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Acquisition Award: 26 pieces purchased from “Thrown”, solo show by Daven Hee at The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Bank
2007 Second Place, Traditional Division, Raku Hoolaulea
2006 Second Place, Contemporary Division, Raku Hoolaulea
2006 Honorable Mention, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Annual Art Exhibition
2006 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Acquisition Award: purchased from Raku Hoolaulea Exhibition
2001 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Acquisition Award: purchased from Raku Hoolaulea Exhibition
2001 Raku Hoolaulea 25th Year Anniversary Exhibition, Juror’s Choice
1999 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Acquisition Award: purchased from College Art Exhibition
2016 “Art exhibit explores dinner theme” by Joleen Oshiro, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Crave, Wed 9/7/16, pp. 12–13
2016 Radio: “Stylin’ Dinner Party!” by Noe Tanigawa, Hawaii Public Radio, 9/19/16
2013 500 Teapots Vol. 2, Lark Books
2012 “art, chef, farmer”, Joleen Oshiro, Star Advertiser, Wed 10/10/12, section D
2011 Video: “thirst”, Hawaii Department of Education
2008 “Cut, Print”, Marcia Morse, The Honolulu Weekly, 18(36) September, p. 18
2004 Video: Artists of Hawaii, Hawaii Department of Education
2004 500 Cups: Ceramic Explorations of Utility & Grace, Lark Books
2002 500 Teapots: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Design, Lark Books
2001 “Up Front”, Sue Ki Wilkox, Ceramics Monthly, December 2001, p. 18