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Tomoe Nakamura

Tomoe Nakamura was born in 1967 in Osaka Japan. She is a visual artist, photographer, and writer. Tomoe is currently living in Osaka, Japan. 
1967年 大阪府生まれ

She graduated from Fine Art BFA from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco USA 2010. She has lived and visited the U.S. continuously, since she was 12 years old. She lived in San Francisco USA since 2000.
2010年 アカデミーオブアート大学美術学科BFA卒業
他 サンフランシスコアートインスティチュート、カレッジオブサンタフェなどで学ぶ。

She is interested in mixed media, collage, recycled art, and mail art, street art and fine art photography. Her themes relate to both natures, city scenes, travel, abstract, and still life. Her original interest from childhood is to write and read, so she wants to do writing and research job also.

Check the other pages for information and works.
Tomoe Absolutearts.com
Tomoe Red Bubble
Tomo's Photos and Essays

Tomoe's CV

Born Osaka, Japan, November, 6, 1967

Selected Exhibitions

2014 Appetite ii, Art Mania Café gallery Yokohama Japan

2014 Photography from Port Osaka, glogg, Osaka Japan

2014 Water, Artist Without Borders 2nd International mail art exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey

2014 Osaka Art & Handmade Bazaar Vol. 15, Osaka Japan

2013 Art and Craft Fair Soho Art Gallery, Osaka Japan

2013 Younite Tour Aiken Center for the Art, different places, ongoing

2012 6x6x2012, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2012 Layers, The Brick Lane Gallery, London England

2011 Aca Marche, Osaka Japan.

2011 2nd International Mail Art Exhibition of Indonesia.

2011 Art Benefit For JapanSan Francisco, CA, USA

2009 International Mail Art Exhibition of Indonesia, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

2006 White Salmon Art Walk, Along Jewett Boulevard, Roz Gallery, White Salmon, WA

Selected Art Related Experiences

2011 Used my photograph in MNLove website, 

2009 Joined Art Seed internship, San Francisco, CA.

2007 Donation: Nature and recycle art works to CNET for the Earth Day event, San Francisco, CA

2002 Sign painting, Harcourt Hotel, San Francisco, CA

1972 – 1976 Child actress in theaters, TV, Japan

Fine Art genres, digital art, pastel, Polaroid transfer, painting, acrylic, watercolor.

Language Spoken Japanese, English, Some Thai, Spanish

Travel USA, Canada, Mexico, Asia: China, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Stayed: South Korea, 1977, North Dakota, USA, 1979, USA 1989 – 1993, Thailand 1997, USA 2000 – 2003, San Francisco, USA 2005, San Francisco, USA, 2009

Selected Education

2010 - BFA Fine Art, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
2002 - 2003 Interdisciplinary, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2002   Fine Art in Photography, The College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2001 -02 Photography Academy of University, San Francisco, CA
2000       Summer, Academy of University, San Francisco, CA
1986 - 1987 Osaka University of Arts, Literary Arts, Osaka, Japan


2005 President’s Honor List, Spring Semester, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
2001 Talent Scholarship, Art major, College of Santa Fe
2000 Summer Study Scholarship, Academy of Art University
1996, 1997 Shin Nihon Photographic Nationwide Award, Japan
1995 Beginner’s Award, Kocera-Contax Grant Photo Contest ’95, Japan

Open Studio

2002 San Francisco Open Studio


2003 Hokubei Mainichi newspaper, Jpn., JA Artists to Participate in ‘Open Studios 2003’
Art Related Experiences

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