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NAKASHIMA, Tom-Education, Solo Exhibitions, Group Exhibitions, Grants and Awards

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NAKASHIMA, Tom. (Seattle, WA-- ). (First of two entries by the same name) Nakashima lived in Dubuque from 1952 until 1967. He attended Nativity School from 6th through 8th grade and then LORAS ACADEMY from which he graduated in 1959.

Nakashima served in the army (101st Airborne) from 1960 to March of 1963. He returned to Dubuque and graduated from LORAS COLLEGE in 1967. Pursuing higher education, Nakashima entered the Notre Dame Art Department where he received his MA and MFA in art.

Nakashima taught from 1969 until 1973 at The Columbus College of Art & Design. From 1973 until 1980, he was an instructor at West Virginia University. He then moved to The Catholic University of America where he taught from 1980 to 2002. From then until 2009 he has held an endowed position as The William S. Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

Tom Nakashima, The Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Art

2008

Tom Nakashima, Berryville Treepiles & Structure, Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art

Tom Nakashima, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2007

Tom Nakashima, Two Decades The Morris Museum of Art,http://www.ringling.edu/index.php?id=696

Tom Nakashima, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State U., Portland Oregon

2004

Tom Nakashima, Recent Work, Mary Pauline Gallery, Augusta, GA

2003

Tom Nakashima, Selections 1979 - 2002, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA

2001

Nature Mort - Treepiles, Anton Gallery, DC

1999

Berryville Treepiles, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, NYC

Berryville Treepiles, Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1996

Teplitzky & Scott Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1995

Suffolk Community College, Selden, NY

Tom Nakashima, Screens and other Works, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, NYC

Horwitch Lew Allen, Santa Fe, NM

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1994

Pilgrimage-Folding Screens by Tom Nakashima, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Wash., D.C., (catalogue by Jane Addams Allen)

Recent Prints, Anton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Waiting for Shinshin, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC, (catalogue by Alan Prokop)

1993

Anton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1991

Tom Nakashima, New Paintings, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1990

Tom Nakashima: 1984-1990, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC (catalogue by Lynn Schmidt)

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1988

Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Kofu, Japan

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1987

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1986

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1984

Standing on Ground Zero, Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

1982

Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

1981

Salve Regina Gallery, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Barbara Balkin Gallery, Chicago, IL

1980

Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

1979

Huntington Galleries, Huntington, WV

1974

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

1971

Merton Boyd Gallery. Columbus, OH


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009

Assemblage+Collage+Construction, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

The Painter's Reel, The Museum of Art & History, Macon, GA

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Hillside Terrace, Tokyo,Japan

Fundacion Canal, Madrid, Spain, The Frost Museum, Miami, Fl

2007

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, The Rubin Museum of Art, NYC,

http://gallery.tmpp.org/gallery/en/index.jsp and Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2006

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, The Folwer Museum of Culture & History, UCLA

http://gallery.tmpp.org/gallery/en/index.jsp and Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

Coast to Coast, Anton Gallery's Hawthorn Mansion, Monterey, CA, curated by Gail Enns

Within State Lines, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA-GA),curated by Annette Cone-Skelton

2005

Contemporary Landscape: Crossing Boundaries, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC curated by June Lambla see<http://sierraclubstories.org/stories/people/june-lambla.asp>

2003

Off The Press, Southeast Museum of Photography, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, curated by Sarah Tanguy

Seven Messengers, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2002

Faculty Show, FAC Gallery, Augusta State University

Faculty Show, Salve Regina Gallery, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

2001

Prints & Prints, Denise Bibro Fine Arts, NY, NY

Inheritors of a Legacy: Charles Lang Freer and the Washington Avant-Garde, Longwood Cen. for Vis. Arts, Longwood College, Longwood, VA

Collaboration, No Na Me Gallery, Berryville, VA

2000

In Praise of Paper, The Hanoi Fine Arts College, Hanoi, Vietnam

No Boundaries, Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

Print Odyssey 2000, Towson University's Union Gallery, Towson, MD

1999

Inheritors of a Legacy: Charles Lang Freer and the Washington Avant-Garde, The Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C.

Sans Titre, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

1998

Summer Group Exhibition, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY

Selections from Soho - Steinbaum Krauss Gallery Artists, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO

Structures, Cleveland State University, Cleveland., OH

1997

Assimilations, The Nippon Gallery, New York, NY

Crossing Over, Changing Places, Corcoran Museum of American Art, Hemicycle Gallery, Washington D.C., tour through 1997, (catalogue)

1996

Barriers and Enclosures, Artspace, New Haven, CT

Remote Sensing, 24th Southern Graphics Council Conference, West Virginia Univ.

1995

Slovenian Print Biennial, Lubliana, Slovenia, (catalogue)

WPA's 20 Chairs Endowment, invited, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC

Japan's Influence of Western Art, Home of Japan Ambassador, Washington, DC

47th Annual American Academy Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

Journeys East, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD

1994

New Narratives, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

Memories of Childhood: so we're not the Cleavers or the Brady Bunch, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, NYC, USA travel tour through 1997 (catalogue)

Japan: The Nature of Now, Spirit Square Center for the Arts and Education, Charlotte, N.C. (catalogue)

Evolution of the Print: Fourteen Years of Collaboration, Addison Ripley Gallery, Washington DC

Shelters, Saint Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN

House Sweet House, New Jersey Center for Visual Art, Summit, NJ (catalogue)

Washington Portfolio, David Adamson, Washington, D.C.

Sustainable Earth; A Greenpeace Fund Benefit, Remba Gallery, West Hollywood, CA and Deson-Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

Passages, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1993

Continuum: Culture and Consciousness, Embassy of Japan, Japan Information and Culture Center, Washington, DC, curated by Nancee Simonson (catalogue)

Confluence: Art at the Intersection of Japanese and American Esthetics, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, March 8 - April 23

Narratives of Loss: The Displaced Body, Art Museum , University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, March 26 - May 16. curated by Michal Ann Carley (catalogue)

Multicultural Americana, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, FL, curated by Carolyn M. Maynard

1992

Relocation & Revisions: The Japanese American Internment Reconsidered, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, curated by Noriko Gamblin (catalogue)

The Lady Aoi and Hanjo - Two Noh Plays by Yukio Mishima, (The Pacific Bridge Theater Company), Set Designer, The Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Floored Art, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NYC, travel tour through 1994

Crossing Over, Changing Places, Arts America Exhibition for the American Embassies in Europe, via USA toured Embassies of Eastern Europe, Spain, Italy, and Greece, 1992-95. The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Jane Farmer (catalogue)

1991

Collage Unglued, North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, curated and catalogue by Bernice Steinbaum

Washington Moscow Art Exchange, State Tretiakov Museum, USSR

Other Voices: Mediating Between Ethnic Traditions and the Modernist Mainstream, Baxter Gallery, Portland School of Art, Portland, ME

Object d'Art, Contemporary Folding Screens, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA

Tom Nakashima, (featured acquisition) National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (June-August)

Recent Acquisitions: Works on Paper, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (Sept./Oct)

Pfizer Corporation, Curated by Museum of Modern Art Advisory, New York, NY

Albright Knox Members Gallery, Buffalo, NY

The Asian Show, Strathmore Hall Art Center, Rockville, MD

Pyramid Atlantic, A Decade of Paper, Sylvia Cordish Fine Art, Baltimore, MD

Broadening The Collection, Potsdam College of the State of University of New York, Roland Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY

Drawings, Middendorf Gallery, Washington DC

1990

The Decade Show, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY, (joint exhibition including The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY and The Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, NY) (catalogue)

Reinvestigating Myth, Univ. Art Gallery, Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA

Approaching The Figure, Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC

Objects d' Art: Contemporary Folding Screens, Center for Crafts, Richmond, VA: Piedmont Arts Association, Martinsville, VA; Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD. in 1991.

An Exhibition - Washington Moscow Art Exchange, Emerson Gallery, Mclean Project for the Arts, Mclean, VA and Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

1989

Buenos Aires/Lima/Washington Exchange, Centro Cultural de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina; Casa de Osambela, Lima, Peru; Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington, DC

1988

Works on Paper by Washington Artists, Jane Haslem Gallery, DC

Mary Anella Frank, John Figura and Tom Nakashima, Anton Gallery, DC

10 Years of SECCA, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, SC

1987

Southeast Seven 10, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, NC (catalogue)

Southeast Seven 10, Cheekwood Arts Center, Nashville, TN

1986

The Beautiful Virus, Anton Gallery, DC

1985

The Washington Show, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Washington Project for the Arts, Auction Show, Washington DC

No Compromise, Anton Gallery, DC

Tradition and Innovation, Dimock Gallery, Washington U., DC

Gallery Artists, Henri Gallery, DC (inclusive since 1979)

Washington Artists Self Portraits, Jane Haslem Gallery, DC

Award Winners-DC Commission on Arts & Humanities, R St. Gallery, DC

Atelier in America, Northern Illinois University, IL

1984

Washington Project for the Arts, Auction Show, DC

1983

Alexandria Sculpture Festival, Alexandria, VA

Contemporary Chicago Lithography, Illinois State Museum, Springfield

1981

Hyatt Regency Purchase Competition, DC

1979

West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Award for Excellence. Juried by G.Ortman, L. Lowery, and Paul Smith. Charleston, WV.

1976

Huntington 280, Huntington Galleries, Huntington, WV., Best in Show, Purchase. Juried by Barbara Haskel.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009

Anna Lamar Switzer Distuingished Artist Award

2006

Louis K. Bell Reseach Award for outstanding research by a faculty member at ASU

2005

Louis Comfort Tiffany Award Nomination

2004

Joan Mitchell Foundation Award

2002

Individual Arts Fellowship, Virginia Commission for the Arts, $5000

2001

PMCNJ Printmaking Residency, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Sommerset, NJ

2000

Celadon Inc. Printmaking Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University

1996

Mid-Atlantic NEA, Regional Visual Arts Fellowship, $5,000

Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York, 1 month residency.

1993

National Printmaking Fellowship, prints co-published by an NEA special projects grant, and the Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking (two week collaborative project)

1992

AVA 11 (Awards in the Visual Arts) Exhibition in 1994-95, Jurors: Luis Cancel, Suzanne Delehanty, Lizzetta Lefalle-Collins, Donald Lipski and Thomas Sokolowski

Mid-Atlantic NEA, Regional Visual Arts Fellowship, $5,000

1991

Nominated for The Awards in the Visual Arts (AVA)(Also nominated 1987, 1986,1985,1983)

Awarded The Mayor's Award for Excellence in an Artistic Discipline, by Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly, Washington, DC

1989

Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, DC, Artist in Residence

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Individual Artist Award

1988

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Individual Artist Award

Catholic Univ. of America, Faculty Research Grant

1986

Southeast 7-SECCA/RJR Individual Artist Fellowship (tenth annual), Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

1985

Nominated for the Howard Foundation Fellowship

1984

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Individual Artist Award