Awagami Artist In Residence Program 2016 Summer Term


Chris Fraser (USA)


2010 Mills College, Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art
2000 University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Arts, History
【Solo and Two-Person Shows】
2015 Looking Back, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
  Animated, Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA
  Revolving Doors, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2014 Perceptual: Chris Fraser and Justin Lowman, Montalvo Project Space Gallery, Saratoga, CA
2013 In Stereo, Highlight Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  In Passing, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2012 Eidolons, Highlight Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  The air around us, Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
2011 2×2 Solos: Chris Fraser, ProArts, Oakland, CA


Narimi Ochi (Japan)

2013 Musashino Art University Graduate School Printmaking Master’s Degree Program
2011 Musashino Art University Printmaking Program
【Solo Shows】
2015 “Roppongi α Art week 2015 – Narimi Ochi Exhibition” Roppongi 605 (Tokyo)
2014 “Is the moisture in the body accompanied by memory?” Gallery Kobo (Tokyo)
  “Is the moisture in the body accompanied by memory?” Gallery Kobo (Tokyo)
  “Roppongi α Art week 2015 – Narimi Ochi Exhibition” Roppongi 605 (Tokyo)
  “The Sea for My Mother” Azabujūban Gallery (Tokyo)
【Selected Shows】
2015 “Print Exhibition SELECTION” Gallery Natsuka (Tokyo)
  “Unbounded – TRANSITIONS” China Printing Museum (China)
2014 “Centrifugal; 2014” Court Gallery Kunitachi (Tokyo)
  “Musashino Art University Printmaking Division Exhibition” Yoseido Gallery (Tokyo)
2013 “New Year Public Exhibition” Azabujūban Gallery (Tokyo)
  “ART SALON” Daikanyama Hillside Terrace (Tokyo)
  “Art Marché – Exhibition of small works by 12 artists that you can buy and take home and put up right away” Yanagisawa Gallery (Saitama)
  “25×25 Contemporary Japanese and Australian Printmaking” Japan Foundation Gallery (Australia)
2012 “TAMUSHIL – Tama Art University, Musashino Art University, Silpakorn University Lithograph Exhibition” Bumpodo Gallery (Tokyo)
  “PRINT Resonance: International Art Schools’ Print Books Exhibition” Musashino Art University Museum and Library (Tokyo) and others
2011 “36th Annual Exhibition of the Association of Japanese Art Colleges” Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts (Tokyo)
【Work Experience】
2014-onward Oil Painting Faculty Printmaking Laboratory Assistant

Musashino Art University
Silpakorn Univeisity
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp
University of Alberta
University of Tennessee


2016 Summer Gallery

Awagami Artist In Residence Program 2016 Fall Term


Mara Tegethoff (USA)

Wayne Montecalvo (USA)


Yuki Nagashima (Japan)

1989 Born in Tokyo, Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo

2014 M.F.A. – Printmaking, Tama Art University
2012 B.F.A. – Printmaking, Tama Art University
【Public Collections】

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts / Jyvaskyla Art Museum / Minamishimabara City
Tama Art University / Tama Art University Museum / Michinoku Bank / Awagami Factory

2011 “Excellent prize” The 5th Yamamoto Kanae Print Grand Prix Competition, Munincipal Museum Kanae Yamamoto, Nagano
2010 “Michinoku Bank prize” Aomori Print Triennale 2010, Aomori Contemporary, Aomori
2018-2019 The Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
【Artist in residence】
2019.8-10 Art Village Shirakino, Nagasaki Japan
2018.3-2019.6 Ratamo Printmaking and Photography Centre, Jyvaskyla Finland
2016.10-12 Awagami Factory, Tokushima Japan
2015.10-11 Art Print Residence, Barcerona Spain
2012.8-9 Queensland College of Art Griffith University, Brisbane Australia
【Solo Exhibitions】
2019 “I AM HERE” Galleria Ratamo, Finland
2013 “Winter approaches her” Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, Tokyo
  “IS NOT WHO” Gallery Uehara, Tokyo
【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2019 “Awagami Factory 30th Anniversary Exhibition, “Awa Washi and The Art of Printmaking“, Tokushima Japan
  “Yugo Kohrogi | Yuki Nagashima” Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Nagasaki Japan
  “PREMIO AQUI 2019” Acqui Terme, Italy
2018 “Printti VI” Nokian Taidetalo, Finland
  “Third International Printmaking Biennial 2018”, Serbia
  “The 9th Douro Biennial 2018”, Portugal
2017 “3rd Global Print 2017”, Portugal
  “Views of Contemporary Japanese Printmaking – Cyprus 2017” Hambis Printmaking Museum, Cyprus
2016 “Awagami Artist In Residence Program 2016” INBE ART SPACE, Tokushima Japan
  “International Biennial Print Exhibit:2016 ROC” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
  “Art Print Residence, The Great Exhibition; residents 2014 – 2015” Fundacio lluro , Spain
2015 “TOKYO INTERNATIONAL MINI-PRINT TRIENNIAL 2015” Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo
  “The 14th Lessedra World Art Print Annual-Mini Print 2015” Lessedra Art Gallery, Bulgaria
  “The International Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak” Kazanlak Art Gallery, Bulgaria
2014 “Art Debutant Urawa” Isetan Urawa, Saitama Japan
2012 “FROM JAPAN prints from Tama Art University” Art Factory Gallery, Australia
  “The eleventh hour” Pop Gallery, Australia
  “The 11th Lessedra World Art Print Annual-Mini Print 2012” Lessedra Art Gallery, Bulgaria
2011 “Art Debutant Urawa 2011 – Artist Audition” Isetan Urawa, Saitama Japan
  “The 79th Exhibition of The Japan Print Association” Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto Japan
【Art Fair】
2012 “ART KYOTO 2012” Hotel Monterey Kyoto, Kyoto Japan


2016 Fall Gallery