SELECTED WORKS:

MOST RECENT:

Study for Hojoki

 

SUGAR-GLASS:

Sweet Vessels(12-)

Sweet Vessels(09-)

Sweet Vessels(05-)

Edible Glass

Edible Glass Workshops

Sugar Bubbles

 

LIGHT:

Rock Garden Disco

Rock Gaden Disco for The Pajama Factory

Rock Garden Disco for Inlight 2010

Drifting:Personal Island

Irrationally Exuberant: Bubble Projection

 

WATER:

Light, Water, Shadows

Personal Waterfall

Waterfall 212 Union Street

 

 

 

Y U K A O T A N I

 

EDUCATION
2008 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI Master of Fine Arts with honors
2000 Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan Bachelor of Fine Arts, Craft Design

Non-degree program
2007,2008 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2007 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
2003-2004 Ezra Glassblowing School, Fukui, Japan One year glassblowing concentration program

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 "Study for Hojoki" Camel Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
2012 "Sweet Vessels@PAPABUBBLE" Papabubble, Tokyo, Japan
2011 "Edible Glass Window" Papabubble, New York, NY
2010 “Rock Garden Disco” Pepper’s Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008 “Irrationally Exuberant” Gallery Catacomb Central Falls, RI
2004 “Out of Pod– Adventures of Broad Beans” Morita Bank, Fukui, Japan

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 "Mediated Realities" COHEN GALLERY:GRANOFF Center for the Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI
2011 "Urban Glass Pop-Up Shop" Museum of The City of New York, New York, NY
2011 "The Secret Life of Sand" Hachatory, Philadelphia, PA
2011 "Glass and All Senses" Brattleboro Museum of Contemporary Art, Brattleboro, VT
2010 “InLight 2010” 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
2010 “Last Supper Festival” 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
2010 “TRANSITION: Artists of UrbanGlass” UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, NY
2010 “The Business of Aura” Elga Wimmer Gallery and Broadway Gallery New York, NY
2010 “Factory Fresh” Public Art Academy, Williamsport, PA
2010 “Hand+Made” Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
2010 "Heed The Machine, Illustrious" The Former Convent of St. Cecilia's Parish, Brooklyn, NY
2010 "Full Disclosure" Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2009 "Earth, Fire, Wind, Water, Heart" The Lower East Side Dance Academy, New York, NY
2009 “Objective Affection” Boffo, New York, NY
2009 “Will It Happen?” Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, NY
2009 “BIGG: Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass” OSU Urban Art Space, Columbus, OH
2008 “OVS No.7” CRG Gallery, New York, NY 2008
2008 “Wright Biennial 2008” University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA) Los Angeles, CA
2008 “RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition” Providence Convention Center, Providence, RI
2007 “Eidolon–Exploring The Ephemeral–” Three Rivers Art Festival Gallery Pittsburgh, PA
2007 “How Is This Glass?” Hillell Gallery at Brown University Providence, RI
2007 “Rain or Shine” Sol Koffler Gallery(RISD) Providence. RI
2007 “Women Looking East” University of Rhode Island Gallery Providence, RI
2006 “RISD Triennial” Woods Gerry Gallery(RISD) Providence, RI
2006 “VERSUS” Sol Koffler Gallery(RISD) Providence. RI
2006 “UMASS Exchange” University of Massachusetts Student Gallery Amherst, MA
2005 “Site/Sight” Westminster Gallery Providence, RI
2004 “Arekoreten” Gallery Ichinosato Toyama, Japan
2004 "Ezra Glassblowing School Exhibition" Gallery 291 Tokyo, Japan

AWARDS/GRANTS
2009 Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program
2005-2008 RISD Fellowship
2005-2008 RISD Graduate Assistantship
2007 RISD Friends of Glass Scholarship
2007 RISD-Pilchuck Glass School Partner Scholarship
2007 Haystack Mountain of Crafts Technical Assistantship
2005 Kanazu Forest of Creation Scholarship

RESIDENCIES
2011 CGCA Fellowship, Creative Glass Center of America, Millville, NJ
2011 Watrase Art Project Artist in Residence program, Nikko, Japan
2010-2011 Open Studio Residency Program, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2010 Artist in Residence program, The Pajama Factory, Williamsport, PA
2008 Chashama North Artist in Residence Program, Chashama Inc, Pine Plains, NY

LECTURE
2009 Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

COLLECTIONS
Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ

TEACHING
2011 "Studio Sundays" Workshop Instructor, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
2011 "Edible Glass Workshop/Trade School: Coincidence of Wants", Whitney Museum of American Art,
New York, NY
2011 "Edible Glass Workshop" Trade School, New York, NY
2008 Instructor for "Beginning Glass" Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2004 "Drawing Workshop" Fukuno Ichinosato Art Festival, Tonami, Japan

CURATORIAL
2010 "The Post-Glass Video Festival" Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2009 "How Is This Glass?" Multiple storefronts in downtown Corning, Corning, NY

PUBLICATION
2008 Group Effort –Collaboration As Process and Form UCLA Art Department, Los Angeles, CA