Nobuhito Nishigawara bio

1974 Born Nagoya, Japan
1999 BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
2002 MFA, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
currently Associate Professor, Art Department, California State University, Fullerton
Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, University of California Los Angeles

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Shiny Happy Wannabe, Tally Beck Contemporary, New York, NY
2012 Persona, Tally Beck Contemporary, New York, NY
Americana: Nobuhito Nishigawara, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA
2009 Identities, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008 Dual Perspective, @Space Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Cultural Identitiy, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA
2006 Nobuhito Nishigawara, Udinotti Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2005 Zokei, Lied Art Gallery, Lied Education Center for the Arts, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
2003 Nobuhito Nishigawara, Udinotti Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2002 Nobuism, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1997 Cockroach, The Banff Center for the Arts, Alberta, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 LA Art Show, Tally Beck Contemporary
2013 artMRKT San Francisco, Tally Beck Contemporary
2012 Art Asia Miami, Tally Beck Contemporary
FRESH, MOCA/The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
artMRKT Hamptons, Tally Beck Contemporary, Bridgehampton, NY
Hong Kong Contemporary, Gallery Lara Tokyo, Hong Kong
Laguna Art Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, CA
Contemporary Art Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2011 OPEN, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
La Cosa Nostra – This Thing Of Ours, curated by Max Presneill, Rheeway Gallerie, Los Angeles, CA
Gateway Japan, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2010 The OsCene 2010: Contemporary Art and Culture in OC, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
(Re)Form, H&R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO
2009 ZOOM, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, Mark Moore Gallery
FRESH, MOCA/The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Auction 100, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Palette to Palate 2009, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
ARTRA, Curated by Max Presneill, Venice, CA
2008 Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, Mark Moore Gallery
Summer in Chelsea, Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York City, NY
Contemporary Art Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Los Angeles Art Show, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Art Miami, Miami, FL
Dichotomies, See Lion Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Sponsored by Japan Foundation)
Group Figuration – Allegory, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA
XII Art Auction, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

Bibliography

2010 “the OsCene 2010”, BLUECANVAS, Issue Three, page 104
“Artist Spotlight”, Orange Coast Magazine, February Issue, page 42
2009 Mary Anne Pomonis, “Nobuhito Nishigawara: Identities”, The Magazine, May Issue, page 44
The Laguna Beach Independent, Front Page, Volume VIII, Issue 9
2008 Peter Frank, “Objects of Affection”, LA Weekly, January 18, page 53
Greg Stacy, “Unstuck in Time and @Space With Nobuthio Nishgiawara”, OC Weekly, Arts, May 29
Judith S. Schwartz, Confrontational Ceramics, A&C Black Publishing, London
2007 “Sculpted Moment”, LA Times, November 29
“Allegory”, Art Collector Magazine, January Issue
“Made in California: California Double Dose of Local Ceramics”, LA Times, April 19