MINNEAPOLIS — Japan America Society of Minnesota will feature print maker and installation artist Ayomi Yoshida at its next Nichibei Lecture Series event Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. with the talk starting at 7 p.m. in the Friends Community Room.
Yoshida will speak on “The Spirit of Sakura: My Artwork and Family Legacy” at M.I.A. She is currently having an exhibition of her work at Carlton College called “Cherry Blossoms Fall.” The talk will be in Japanese and interpreted in English.
The event is $10 for JASM Members and $15 for Non JASM Members. RSVP for the event by clicking HERE. Click HERE to visit the JASM website to purchase tickets through Paypal. Contact JASM at 612-627-935 to make your reservation over the phone and to pay with credit.
Ayomi Yoshida (from her website)
Born in Tokyo, Japan
Graduated from Wako University
2012 guest lecturer, St. Olaf College, Northfield USA
2011 Commission Work -II- in the Music Instrumental Museum, Arizona USA interior design
“Bakery& Café Restaurant MUSUI” Tokyo, Japan
2010 Lecture at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minnesota USA
Commission Work -I- in the Music Instrumental Museum, Arizona USA
interior design “Cedar& Deer Café and Market” Yamanashi, Japan
2008 Second series of Ayomi Yoshida Collection for TARGET
2007 Lecture, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
2006 Part-time lecturer, Musashino Art University, Japan (~’07)
Collaboration brand with Target Corporation “Ayomi Yoshida “ART+DESIGN”
2003 Commission Work in Target Corporation, U.S.A
2000 Open studio program, Fuchu Art Museum, Japan
Part-time lecturer, Musashino Art University, Japan (~’03)
1997 Guest professor, Romania Visual Art Academy, Romania
1995 Part-time lecturer, Wako University, Japan (~’98)
1992 Guest lecturer, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
1990 Artist in Residence, Canada Council, Ontario, Canada (~’91)
1985 College of Mayor Salamanca, Spain (~’86)
1983 Scholarship, Ministry of Culture of Japan
1979 Artist in Residence, Mendocino Art Center, California, U.S.A.